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Offsite Event: Valeria Luiselli

This event will be held at the 826 Valencia Tenderloin Center, 180 Golden Gate Ave.

 

 

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781566894951
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Published: Coffee House Press - March 28th, 2017

Structured around the forty questions Luiselli translates and asks undocumented Latin-American children facing deportation, Tell Me How It Ends (an expansion of her 2016 Freeman's essay of the same name) humanizes these young migrants and highlights the contradiction of the idea of America as a fiction for immigrants with the reality of racism and fear--both here and back home.


Sidewalks Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli, Christina Macsweeney (Translator), Cees Nooteboom (Introduction by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781566893565
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Published: Coffee House Press - May 13th, 2014

"Grantland" Book of the Year
"Vol. 1 Brooklyn," A Year of Favorites, Jason Diamond
"Book Riot," 2014's Must-Read Books from Indie Presses

"Valeria Luiselli is a writer of formidable talent, destined to be an important voice in Latin American letters. Her vision and language are precise, and the power of her intellect is in evidence on every page."Daniel Alarcon


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Faces in the Crowd Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781566893541
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Published: Coffee House Press - May 13th, 2014

Electric Literature 25 Best Novels of 2014
Largehearted Boy Favorite Novels of 2014

"An extraordinary new literary talent."The Daily Telegraph


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The Story of My Teeth Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894098
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Published: Coffee House Press - September 15th, 2015

Luiselli follows in the imaginative tradition of writers like Borges and Marquez, but her style and concerns are unmistakably her own. This deeply playful novel is about the passion and obsession of collecting, the nature of storytelling, the value of objects, and the complicated bonds of family. . .


Offsite: Michael Zagaris

This event will be held at the Elks Lodge

 

 

Total Excess: Photographs by Michael Zagaris Cover Image
By Michael Zagaris (Photographer), Dagon James (Editor), David Talbot (Foreword by)
$60.00
ISBN: 9781909526402
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Published: Reel Art Press - November 15th, 2016

It has been said of Michael Zagaris' photographic oeuvre that it is the "last untouched rock archive." Zagaris was responsible for shooting everyone in the rock music scene in San Francisco in the 1970s and '80s, including The Clash, Grateful Dead, Blondie, Sex Pistols, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Lou Reed and the Velvet Underground, Patti Smith, Led Zeppelin, and many more.


Offsite: The Krampus: Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil

This event will be held at the Elbo Room

 

 

Please join Green Apple Books on Sunday, October 23rd at 8:30 p.m. at the Elbo Room on 647 Valencia Street as we dig deep into the roots of the mythic Krampus! 

 

The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas: Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781627310345
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Published: Feral House - October 4th, 2016

With the appearance of the demonic Christmas character Krampus in contemporary Hollywood movies, television shows, advertisements, and greeting cards, medieval folklore has now been revisited in American culture. Krampus-related events and parades occur both in North America and Europe, and they are an ever-growing phenomenon.


Offsite: Joel Selvin

This event will be held off site at Great American Music Hall

 

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Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062444257
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Published: Dey Street Books - August 16th, 2016

In this breathtaking cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, celebrated rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic 1960s.


Here Comes the Night: The Dark Soul of Bert Berns and the Dirty Business of Rhythm and Blues Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781619025417
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - April 14th, 2015

Smartass: The Music Journalism of Joel Selvin: California Rock & Roll Cover Image
By Joel Selvin, Jim Marshall (Photographer), Greil Marcus (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780943389424
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Published: SLG Books - November 2nd, 2010

San Francisco Chronicle pop music critic Joel Selvin started covering rock shows for the paper shortly after the end of the Civil War. His writing has appeared in a number of other publications that one would think should have known better. People all over the world are still pissed off about pieces in this collection.


Offsite event: Raina Telgemeier

This event will be held at St. Anne Catholic Church (Moriarty Hall) in the Sunset district. 

 

 

Ghosts Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545540629
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Published: Graphix - September 13th, 2016

Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bahia de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea. As the girls explore their new home, a neighbor lets them in on a secret: There are ghosts in Bahia de la Luna.


Ghosts Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545540612
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Published: Graphix - September 13th, 2016

Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bahia de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea. As the girls explore their new home, a neighbor lets them in on a secret: There are ghosts in Bahia de la Luna.


Drama Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545326995
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Published: Graphix - September 2012

From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 "New York Times" bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of "Smile" and "Sisters"


Drama Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545326988
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Published: Graphix - September 2012

From Raina Telgemeier, the #1 "New York Times" bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of "Smile" and "Sisters"


Sisters Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545540605
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Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

Raina Telgemeier's #1 "New York Times" bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to "Smile"


Sisters Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545540599
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Published: Graphix - August 26th, 2014

Raina Telgemeier's #1 "New York Times" bestselling, Eisner Award-winning companion to "Smile"


Smile Cover Image
By Raina Telgemeier, Stephanie Yue (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545132060
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Published: Graphix - February 2010

Raina Telgemeier's #1 "New York Times" bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood


Smile Cover Image
By Raina Telgemeier, Stephanie Yue (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545132053
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Published: Graphix - February 2010

Raina Telgemeier's #1 "New York Times "bestselling, Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir based on her childhood


Kristy's Great Idea: Full-Color Edition (the Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545813877
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Published: Graphix - April 28th, 2015

Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, and Stacey are best friends and founding members of The Baby-sitters Club. Whatever comes up -- cranky toddlers, huge dogs, scary neighbors, prank calls -- you can count on them to save the day. Baby-sitting isn't always easy, and neither is dealing with strict parents, new families, fashion emergencies, and mysterious secrets.


The Truth about Stacey: Full-Color Edition (the Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545813891
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Published: Graphix - July 28th, 2015

Poor Stacey. She just moved to a new town, is still coming to terms with her diabetes, and is facing baby-sitting problems left and right. Fortunately, Stacey has three new friends -- Kristy, Claudia, and Mary Anne. Together they're the BSC -- and they will deal with whatever's thrown their way... even if it's a rival baby-sitting club


The Truth about Stacey: Full-Color Edition (the Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #2) Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545813884
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Published: Graphix - July 28th, 2015

This graphic novel adapted by Raina Telgemeier, the #1 "New York Times" bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of "Smile," is now available in full color

Poor Stacey. She just moved to a new town, is still coming to terms with her diabetes, and is facing baby-sitting problems left and right. Fortunately, Stacey has three new friends -- Kristy, Claudia, and Mary Anne.


Mary Anne Saves the Day: Full-Color Edition (the Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #3) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545886215
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Published: Graphix - September 29th, 2015

When The Baby-sitters Club gets into a huge fight, Mary Anne is left to her own devices. She has to eat by herself in the school cafeteria, figure out how to make new friends, and deal with her overprotective father. But the worst happens when she finds herself in a baby-sitting emergency and can't turn to her friends for help.


Mary Anne Saves the Day: Full-Color Edition (the Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #3) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545886178
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Published: Graphix - October 27th, 2015

This graphic novel adapted by Raina Telgemeier, the #1 "New York Times" bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of "Smile," is now available in full color


Claudia and Mean Janine Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545886222
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Published: Graphix - January 26th, 2016

This graphic novel adapted by Raina Telgemeier, the #1 "New York Times" bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of "Smile," is now available in full color


Claudia and Mean Janine Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545886239
Availability: On Our Shelves Now. Call store for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Graphix - January 26th, 2016

This graphic novel adapted by Raina Telgemeier, the #1 "New York Times" bestselling, multiple Eisner Award-winning author of "Smile," is now available in full color


Offsite event: James Gleick and Alexis Madrigal

This event will be held at the SF Elks Lodge (450 Post St)

 

 

Alexis Madrigal talks with James Gleick about his new book, Time Travel: A History, at this special ticketed event held at the SF Elks Lodge.

 

Time Travel: A History Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780307908797
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Published: Pantheon Books - September 27th, 2016

"A time-jumping, head-tripping odyssey." --The Millions
"A bracing swim in the waters of science, technology and fiction." --Washington Post
"A thrilling journey of ideas." --Boston Globe


The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400096237
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Published: Vintage - March 6th, 2012

From the bestselling author of the acclaimed Chaos and Genius comes a thoughtful and provocative exploration of the big ideas of the modern era: Information, communication, and information theory.


Chaos: Making a New Science Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780143113454
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Published: Penguin Books - September 2008

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick the author ofTime Travel: A History that reveals the science behind chaos theory


Isaac Newton Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781400032952
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Isaac Newton was born in a stone farmhouse in 1642, fatherless and unwanted by his mother. When he died in London in 1727 he was so renowned he was given a state funeral an unheard-of honor for a subject whose achievements were in the realm of the intellect.


Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780679747048
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Published: Vintage - November 2nd, 1993

To his colleagues, Richard Feynman was not so much a genius as he was a full-blown magician: someone who does things that nobody else could do and that seem completely unexpected.


Offsite: Renee Patrick + Eddie Muller

Please note this is an offsite event. 

 

 

Design for Dying Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780765381842
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Published: Forge - April 19th, 2016

Los Angeles, 1937. Lillian Frost has traded dreams of stardom for security as a department store salesgirl . . . until she discovers she's a suspect in the murder of her former roommate, Ruby Carroll. Party girl Ruby died wearing a gown she stole from the wardrobe department at Paramount Pictures, domain of Edith Head.


Eli Horowitz at the Perennial

This event will be held off-site at the Perennial

 

The Pickle Index Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780374535810
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Published: Fsg Originals - November 3rd, 2015

The Pickle Index is full of life and everything else it's rowdy and sweaty and heartbreaking, and by heartbreaking I mean funny, and by funny I mean laugh-until-you re-exhausted-and-leaking-and-hungry.
Miranda July


Alex Honnold at Sports Basement

This event will be held at Sports Basement

 

Alone on the Wall Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393247626
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 9th, 2015

Only a few years ago, Alex Honnold was little known beyond a small circle of hardcore climbers. Today, at the age of thirty, he is probably the most famous adventure athlete in the world. In that short time, he has proven his expertise in many styles of climbing and has shattered speed records, pioneered routes, and won awards within each discipline.


Elks Lodge: TJ English

This event will be held off-site at the Elk's Lodge.

 

Where the Bodies Were Buried: Whitey Bulger and the World That Made Him Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062290984
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Published: William Morrow & Company - September 15th, 2015

New York Times bestselling author T. J. English, the acclaimed master chronicler of the Irish Mob in America, offers a front-row seat at the trial of one of the most notorious gangsters of all Whitey Bulger and pulls back the veil to expose a breathtaking history of corruption and malfeasance


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