East Bay Events

ROBERT K. LEWIS at Books Inc. Berkeley

A contributor to Macmillan's crime fiction fansite, Criminal Element, member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, the International Thriller Writers, and the Crime Writers Association, Robert K. Lewis shares the second installment in the Mark Mallen mystery series, Critical Damage. Tasked with finding a missing eighteen-year-old, Mallen and Gato begin digging into the seedy hiding places of San Francisco's lowliest criminals, and what they find could take down a powerful man and most of San Francisco with him.

MAX JACOBSON and SHELLEY BROCK at Books Inc. Berkeley

Max Jacobson--founding partner in the internationally respected California firm JSWD Architects--and Shelley Brock--LEED certified founder of Shelley Brock Architecture--prove that architecture isn't just for architects with their glorious collaboration Invitation to Architecture: Discovering Delight in the World Built Around Us. Complete with 150 illustrations, the book delves into the “great” buildings of the world and also explores the whole range of architectural works from indigenous structures to contemporary buildings.This event will feature a slide show presentation.

KATIE HAFNER at Books Inc. Berkeley

A contributing editor at Newsweek, and with writing that has appeared in publications such as The New York Times and Wired, Katie Hafner shares her brave and loving memoir Mother, Daughter, Me, a poignant reflection on the deeply binding, and complicated, relationship between mothers and daughters which answers questions about the universal truths of family that are central to the lives of so many. Mighty Leaf Tea is kindly providing their Organic African Nectar blend--the perfect pairing for Katie's book--for this event.
Mother Daughter Me: A Memoir By Katie Hafner Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812981698
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 8th, 2014

GABRIELLE ZEVIN at Books Inc. Alameda

With writing appearing in The New York Times Book Review and NPR's All Things Considered, screenwriter of the inventive film "Conversations with Other Women" Gabrielle Zevin shares her latest novel (which takes place in a bookstore on an island; how could we resist this location for her reading?!) The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry. An irresistible affirmation of why we read, and why we love, this delightful novel is an unforgettable tale of transformation and second chances.
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry: A Novel By Gabrielle Zevin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616203214
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Algonquin Books - April 1st, 2014

BEN TARNOFF at Books Inc. Berkeley

With writing that has appeared in The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Lapham's Quarterly, Ben Tarnoff shares The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature. Beginning in 1860s San Francisco, The Bohemians is an intimate portrait of an eclectic, unforgettable group of writers. From a young Mark Twain to literary golden boy Bret Harte to struggling gay poet Charles Warden Stoddard tobeautiful, haunted Ina Coolbirth, this is a captivating history of a cultural revolution in America which reveals how a brief moment on the western frontier changed our country forever.
The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature By Ben Tarnoff Cover Image
$27.95
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ISBN: 9781594204739
Published: Penguin Press - March 20th, 2014

LAINI TAYLOR at the Alameda Free Library!

Books Inc. and the Alameda Free Library are honored to welcome National Book Award Finalist, and New York Times and USA Today-bestselling author Laini Taylor sharing the thrilling conclusion to the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, Dreams of Gods & Monsters. From the streets of Rome to the caves of the Kirin and beyond, humans, chimaera, and seraphim will fight, strive, love, and die in an epic theater that transcends good and evil, right and wrong, friend and enemy.
Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #3) By Laini Taylor Cover Image
$19.00
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ISBN: 9780316134071
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 8th, 2014

Daughter of Smoke & Bone By Laini Taylor Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316133999
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 5th, 2012

MARY ANNE RADMACHER & LIZ KALLOCH at Books Inc. in Alameda

Author / artists Mary Anne Radmacher and Liz Kalloch share She: A Celebration of Greatness in Every Woman. Complete with gorgeous original illustrations, this is a book of qualities illustrating the greatness of women from "everywoman" to exemplars, which gathers the wisdom of many wise women along with advice on leadership, friendship, purpose, adventurousness, cooperation, collaboration, risk-taking, resourcefulness, happiness, compassion, and much more including what it is to inspire.
She: A Celebration of Greatness in Every Woman By Mary Anne Radmacher, Liz Kalloch, Jane Kirkpatrick (Foreword by) Cover Image
$18.95
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ISBN: 9781936740727
Published: Viva Editions - December 24th, 2013

ANCHEE MIN at Books Inc. Alameda

In 1994, Anchee Min made her literary debut with the international-bestseller Red Azalea, her memoir of growing up in China during the violent trauma of the Cultural Revolution. Books Inc. in Alameda is honored to host Anchee Min to share her long anticipated sequel, The Cooked Seed, which picks up at Min's arrival in the United States without knowing any English, and her subsequent search for self, voice, and love in her new home of Chicago.
The Cooked Seed: A Memoir By Anchee Min Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781608194230
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Bloomsbury USA - March 4th, 2014

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