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ERIN BYRNE at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Award-winning travel writer Erin Byrne discusses Wings: Gifts of Art, Life, and Travel in France. From Cezanne’s studio in Aix-en-Provence to a tiny village in the Jura Mountains, from a cozy bistro on the Left Bank of Paris to a plain high above the Normandy beaches, Erin travels through France collecting stories, characters, tastes, and secrets that act as ingredients for change. 

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781609521134
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Published: Travelers' Tales Guides - March 29th, 2016

ELIZABETH J. CHURCH at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Elizabeth J. Church discusses her much-buzzed debut novel, The Atomic Weight of Love. In the spirit of The Aviator’s Wife and Loving Frank, this resonant debut spans the years from World War II through the Vietnam War to tell the story of a woman whose scientific ambition is caught up in her relationships with two very different men.

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ISBN: 9781616204846
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 3rd, 2016

JULIA MARKUS and PAUL DOUGLASS at Books Inc. Mountain View

Books Inc. in Mountain View presents an evening of fascinating conversation with literature professors Julia Markus and Paul Douglass discussing their respective biographies Lady Byron and Her Daughters and Lady Caroline Lamb

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$28.95
ISBN: 9780393082685
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 13th, 2015

ANN PACKER & JAN ELLISON In Conversation at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Award-winning authors Ann Packer and Jan Ellison join Books Inc. in Palo Alto for a special in-conversation event to discuss their respective novels The Children’s Crusade and A Small Indiscretion

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$16.00
ISBN: 9781476710464
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Published: Scribner - April 5th, 2016

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ISBN: 9780812985429
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - February 9th, 2016

BAD KITTY Storytime at Books Inc. Mountain View!

Celebrate Children's Book Week at Books Inc. and meet everyone's favorite cat, Bad Kitty at Books Inc. Mountain View! Auntie Dori will read from an assortment of the hilarious series by Nick Bruel, and themed activities and snacks will be provided. 

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ISBN: 9781596439771
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 5th, 2016

SCOTT BUKATMAN at Books Inc. Palo Alto

Professor of Film and Media Studies in the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University. Scott Bakutman discusses his latest captivating work, Hellboy's World: Comics and Monsters on the Margins. Drawing upon other media including children’s books, sculpture, pulp fiction, cinema, graphic design, painting, and illuminated manuscripts, Hellboy’s World is not only a treat for Hellboy fans, but it will entice anyone interested in the medium of comics and the art of reading. 

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ISBN: 9780520288041
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Published: University of California Press - April 7th, 2016

LIN OLIVER at Books Inc. Burlingame

Celebrate children’s book week with co-founder and executive director of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, television and movie producer, and bestselling author Lin Oliver in celebration of Danger! Tiger Crossing and Splat! Another Messy Sunday.

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By Lin Oliver, Samantha Kallis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448480879
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - April 26th, 2016

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By Lin Oliver, Samantha Kallis (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780448480893
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - April 26th, 2016

The Burlingame Library Presents TODD PARR

The Burlingame Library presents bestselling author Todd Parr for a reading of The Goodbye Book. Through the lens of a pet fish who has lost his companion, Todd Parr tells a moving and wholly accessible story about saying goodbye. Touching upon the host of emotions children experience, Todd reminds readers that it's okay not to know all the answers, and that someone will always be there to support them. An invaluable resource for life's toughest moments.

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By Todd Parr, Todd Parr (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316404976
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 3rd, 2015

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