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EZEKIEL TYRUS at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

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Take a tour of an alternate San Francisco with local author Ezekiel Tyrus sharing his debut novel Eli, Ely, a tragicomedy following Eli Trocchi's descent into unemployment, newly found (not by choice) singlehood, and his adventures through the City's eccentric underbelly in search of a place to belong.
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ISBN: 9780986042904
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Published: Hardhead Communications, Inc - July 3rd, 2013

SEAN STRUB at Books Inc. in The Castro

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Activist, writer, executive director of the Sero Project, and the first openly HIV-positive candidate for U.S. Congress, Sean Strub charts his remarkable life--from the jolt of the early 1980s AIDS epidemic, to his Lazarus-like revival from the brink of death--with the inspiring and deeply important, Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, Sex, AIDS, and Survival. This event is co-sponsored by the HIV Story Project.

ABOUT THE HIV STORY PROJECT
Founded in 2009, The HIV Story Project is a San Francisco based non-profit organization focused on bridging HIV/AIDS with film, media and storytelling to fight the spread of the pandemic and the global stigma associated with it. We create our own film and media projects in addition to offering production services and digital media consultation & training to HIV/AIDS nonprofits in San Francisco and beyond.

POZ Magazine - POZ magazine is kindly donating copies of their latest issue, featuring Sean Strub as the cover story. Pick one up when you come for the event. While supplies last. For more information about POZ Magazine click here.

Click here to read the Bay Area Reporter review.

 

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ISBN: 9781451661958
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Published: Scribner Book Company - January 14th, 2014

MELINDA CHATEAUVERT at Books Inc. in The Castro

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Activist and historian Melinda Chateauvert shares Sex Workers Unite: A History of the Movement from Stonewall to Slutwalk, a provocative history that reveals how sex workers have been at the vanguard of social justice movements for the past fifty years while building a movement of their own that challenges our ideas about labor, sexuality, feminism, and freedom.
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ISBN: 9780807061398
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Published: Beacon Press - January 7th, 2014

The JCCSF presents ANGELIQUE KIDJO w/the JOHN SANTOS SEXTET

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The JCCSF presents Angelique Kidjo, author of Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music. This event will also feature conversation and songs with John Santos of the John Santos Sextet. For more information visit: https://www.jccsf.org/arts-ideas/arts-ideas-home

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ISBN: 9780062071798
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Published: Harper Design - January 7th, 2014

The World Affairs Council presents JONATHAN BERMAN & ROBERT RUBIN

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The World Affairs Council presents Jonathan Berman author of Success in Africa: CEO Insights from a Continent on the Rise, in conversation with American economist Robert Rubin.For more information visit: http://www.worldaffairs.org/

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ISBN: 9781937134464
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Published: Routledge - September 10th, 2013

GRETCHEN RUBIN at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

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Creator of the popular blog The Happiness Project, #1 New York Times bestselling-author Gretchen Rubin shares her latest project, Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon Self-Control, and My Other Experiments in Everyday Life. Exploring deeper the factors that matter at home, Rubin's signature blend of memoir, science, philosophy, and experimentation are in full force with her tried-and-true methods to making home a place of greater simplicity, comfort, and love.
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ISBN: 9780307886798
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Published: Harmony - December 31st, 2013

MICHAEL WOLFE & RICHARD P. MARTIN at Books Inc. Opera Plaza

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Poet, author, and film producer Michael Wolfe shares his engaging introduction to Ancient Greek epitaphs and the eloquent beauty that resonates to this day with Cut These Words Into My Stone. Joining Michael is author of the introduction to Cut These Words Into My Stone, Professor of Classics at Stanford University, and author of Myths of the Ancient Greeks, Richard P. Martin.
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By Michael Wolfe (Translator), Richard P. Martin (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781421408040
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - November 27th, 2012

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By Richard P. Martin (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780451206855
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Published: Berkley - April 1st, 2003

Special Reading of MICHAEL SHORB's Work at Books Inc. Laurel Village

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Books Inc. Laurel Village presents a special reading of the late Michael Shorb's poetry collection Whale Walker's Morning. As an international poet, Shorb's poetry has been published in more than 100 magazines and anthologies, including The Nation, The Sun, and Kyoto Journal.  He was the recipient of a PEN AWARD, won a Merit Award for the Franklin-Christoph Poetry Contest, and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
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ISBN: 9780985315139
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Published: Shabda Press - December 15th, 2013

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