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The Peninsula Parlour presents KAREN RIZZO at Books Inc. Palo Alto

The Peninsula Parlour presents accomplished playwright and award-winning essayist--with pieces heard on NPR and featured in the Los Angeles Times, among others--Karen Rizzo discussing Famous Baby; a wise and hilarious novel which reflects on mother love, identity, and the hazards of parental over-sharing in this cyber-obsessed age. Karen will be in conversation with Lisen Stromberg. A portion of this evening's sales will benefit Abitlites United.

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ISBN: 9781938849305
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Published: Prospect Park Books LLC - Prospect Park Books - July 8th, 2014

KIM STOLZ at Books Inc. Mountain View

A top five finalist on America's Next Top Model, Cycle 5, former MTV News correspondent, and current New York-based restaurateur and Vice President of Equity Derivatives sales at Citigroup, renaissance woman extraordinaire Kim Stolz shares her incisive, hilarious, and brutally honest memoir about life online and how our obsessive connectivity is making us more disconnected, Unfriending My Ex: And Other Things I'll Never Do.
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ISBN: 9781476761787
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Published: Scribner - June 24th, 2014

JOHN ROSENGREN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

A member of the Society for American Baseball Research and the American Society of Journalists and Authors, award-winning journalist and author John Rosengren examines the story of baseball's most violent incident with The Fight of Their Lives. On August 22, 1965 Giants pitcher Juan Marichal clobbered Dodgers catcher John Roseboro with his bat; The Fight of Their Lives is the insightful story of these players, and an illuminating look at the cultural backdrop of the time.  

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ISBN: 9780762787128
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Published: Lyons Press - February 18th, 2014

KAY RAE CHOMIC In Conversation w/SUSAN FORNOFF at Books Inc. Palo Alto

It's a night of golf, grips, grand slams, and getting in the groove with local author Kay Rae Chomic sharing A Tight Grip, a hilarious, high-drama novel with a delightful angle of approach to the inner workings of women in golf, family, and the positives and negatives of middle age. Kay will be in conversation with founder, editor, and voice of GottaGoGolf.com and author of Confessions of a Golf Slut: A Memoir of Life, Love, and the Game, Susan Fornoff.
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$16.95
ISBN: 9781938314766
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Published: She Writes Press - June 10th, 2014

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ISBN: 9780989954006
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Published: Gottagogolf - December 2nd, 2013

JOANNA RAKOFF at Books Inc. Palo Alto

A journalist, critic, and poet, with writing appearing in numerous publications--including The New York Times and Kenyon Review-- and recipient of the Goldberg Prize for Jewish Fiction by Emerging Writers for her previous work, A Fortunate Age, Joanna Rakoff recalls her life in literary New York in the late nineties, when she became the assistant to the storied literary agent for J. D. Salinger, with her poignant, keenly observed, and irresistibly funny memoir, My Salinger Year.

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ISBN: 9780307958006
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Published: Knopf - June 3rd, 2014

KEVIN FISHER-PAULSON at Books Inc. Palo Alto

San Francisco Sheriff's Captain Kevin Fisher-Paulson shares his touching take on what makes a family, and what keeps families thriving, with A Song for Lost Angels, an intimate history of a family of two men plus triplets that came together suddenly one day, and thrived for a year before being torn apart by groundless prejudice. An essential read for parents of every description, Kevin's powerful story takes the discussion of gay marriage in America to the next level.
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ISBN: 9780988802421
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Published: Fearless Books - November 1st, 2013

The Peninsula Parlour presents AYELET WALDMAN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

The Peninsula Parlour presents New York Times-bestselling author Ayelet Waldman discussing her spellbinding new novel--which is woven around the fascinating, true history of the Hungarian Gold Train in the Second World War and features contraband masterpieces, tragic love, and the unexpected legacies of forgotten crimes--Love and Treasure. Ayelet will be in conversation with Lisen Stromberg. A portion of this evening's sales will benefit Abilities United.

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ISBN: 9780385533546
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - April 1st, 2014

LISA BRACKMANN at Books Inc. Mountain View

New York Times and USA Today-bestselling author, Lisa Brackmann, shares the follow up to her critically acclaimed Ellie McEnroe series, The Hour of the Rat. A 2014 Left Coast Crime Calamari Award Finalist for "Best Mystery Set Anywhere Else in the World," The Hour of the Rat is a fast-paced thriller with a tangled conspiracy that results in a wild chase through some of China's most beautiful and most surreal places.
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ISBN: 9781616953713
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Published: Soho Crime - June 3rd, 2014

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