East Bay Events

Booksigning with LAURIE SHORT at Books Inc. Alameda

Join speaker, author, and associate pastor of Ocean Hills Covenant Church in Santa Barbara, Laurie Short, for a special meet-and-greet signing to celebrate her latest inspiring and transformational book, Finding Faith in the Dark: When the Story of Your Life Takes a Turn You Didn't Plan.

Finding Faith in the Dark: When the Story of Your Life Takes a Turn You Didn't Plan By Laurie Short Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780310337119
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Published: Zondervan - August 5th, 2014

DUANE MOLES at Books Inc. Alameda

Books Inc. Alameda celebrates Educators Month with graduate of the Documentary Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, Duane Moles, and a special screening of the feature documentary, Preschool is Power!

Einstein Never Used Flash Cards: How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less By Roberta Michnick Golinkoff Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781594860683
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Published: Rodale Books - August 25th, 2004

Sandbox Investment: The Preschool Movement and Kids-First Politics By David L. Kirp Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780674032354
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Published: Harvard University Press - May 1st, 2009

CATHERINE BELL at Books Inc. Berkeley

Catherine Bell shares her debut novel, Rush of Shadows. Set in the wilderness of Northern California between the stormy years of 1855 and 1867, Rush of Shadows is a powerful historical drama which examines the epic greed and violence of the time, and brings to life two freethinking women, Mellie, a Caucasian, and Bahe, an Indian, who endure the clash of their cultures and come to an unlikely understanding.

 

Rush of Shadows By Catherine Bell Cover Image
$17.95
Unavailable, Out of Stock, or Out of Print
ISBN: 9781941551028
Published: Washington Writers' Publishing House - October 15th, 2014

Longmire Creator CRAIG JOHNSON at Books Inc. Alameda

The author of the award-winning and New York Times-bestselling Longmire mystery series--the basis for "Longmire," the hit A&E original drama series--Craig Johnson shares the collection, Wait for Signs. Featuring twelve short stories available for the first time in a single volume--and complete with an introduction by cast member Lou Diamond Phillips--Wait for Signs is a necessary addition to any Longmire fan's shelf and a wonderful way to introduce new readers to the fictional world of Absaroka County, Wyoming.

 

Wait for Signs: Twelve Longmire Stories (A Longmire Mystery) By Craig Johnson Cover Image
$22.00
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ISBN: 9780525427919
Published: Viking - October 21st, 2014

STEVE MCQUIDDY at Books Inc. Berkeley

This event has been rescheduled from its original date of September 4th. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

An award-winning journalist with articles appearing in several publications--including Salon and Mother Jones--writer and lecturer Steve McQuiddy discusses his twenty-year look into the fascinating story of a long-neglected element of World War II history: the role of pacifism in what is often called "The Good War," with his engrossing work, Here on the Edge: How a Small Group of World War II Conscientious Objectors Took Art and Peace from the Margins to the Mainstream.

Here on the Edge: How a Small Group of World War II Conscientious Objectors Took Art and Peace from the Margins to the Mainstream By Steve McQuiddy Cover Image
$24.95
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ISBN: 9780870716256
Published: Oregon State University Press - October 1st, 2013

KAZU KIBUISHI & RAINA TELGEMEIER at the Alameda Free Library

Books Inc. and the Alameda Free Library present TWO #1 New York Times-bestselling authors for ONE fabulous evening!

Kazu Kibuishi celebrates the latest in his bestselling Amulet series, Amulet #6: Escape from Lucien--Navin and his classmates journey to Lucien, a city ravaged by war and plagued by mysterious creatures, where they search for a beacon essential to their fight against the Elf King. And Eisner Award-winner Raina Telgemeier celebrates the follow-up to the wildly popular Smile, Sisters--Raina can't wait to be a big sister, but once Amara is born she realises things won't be quite what she had expected. Despite Amara's cuteness, she is a cranky, grouchy baby. Their relationship doesn't improve much over the years but when their family starts to change, they realise they must figure out how to get along like real sisters.  

 

Escape from Lucien: A Graphic Novel (Amulet #6) By Kazu Kibuishi, Kazu Kibuishi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kazu Kibuishi, Kazu Kibuishi (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545433150
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Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

Sisters: A Graphic Novel By Raina Telgemeier, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator) Cover Image
$10.99
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ISBN: 9780545540605
Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

ERIK TARLOFF at Books Inc. Berkeley

Award-winning screenwriter, playwright, and novelist, with articles most recently appearing on Atlantic Online, bestselling author Erik Tarloff shares his latest novel, All Our Yesterdays. Beginning in Berkeley, California in 1968, All Our Yesterdays is a generational saga; a tale of romance, lust, friendship, enduring loyalty and sudden betrayal; an existential meditation on the nature of identity; and more than anything else, a passionate love story.

All Our Yesterdays By Erik Tarloff Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780991447800
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Published: Erik Tarloff - July 1st, 2014

Uncharted: The Berkeley Festival of Ideas

Mark your calendar for UNCHARTED: THE BERKELEY FESTIVAL OF IDEAS, taking place in downtown Berkeley this October. Uncharted is the Bay Area’s “ideas festival.” Think TED. Think Aspen Ideas Festival. UNCHARTED will bring together 40 speakers for two thrilling days of discussion, debate, and dining. UNCHARTED will feature Nobel Laureate Randy Scheckman, Pulitzer Prize winner John Adams, and dozens of other luminaries in a casual, festival-style setting. Watch the one-minute video, then reserve your tickets at berkeleyideas.com.

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