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Virtual Event: Valzhyna Mort and Carolyn Forché


Join us on Thursday, November 12 at 5pm PDT when Valzhyna Mort discusses her latest collection, Music for the Dead and Resurrected, with Carolyn Forché on Zoom!

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Music for the Dead and Resurrected: Poems Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374252069
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 3rd, 2020

In her book of letters to the dead, the prize-winning poet Valzhyna Mort relearns how to mourn those erased by violent history.


In the Lateness of the World: Poems Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780525560401
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Published: Penguin Press - March 10th, 2020

“An undisputed literary event.” — NPR

A new poetry collection of uncanny grace and moral force from one of our country's most celebrated poets


Virtual Event: David Lazar and Joanna Eleftheriou


Join us on Tuesday, October 27 at 7pm PDT when David Lazar discusses his book Celeste Holm Syndrome: On Character Actors from Hollywood's Golden Age with Joanna Eleftheriou on Zoom!

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ISBN: 9781496200457
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - October 1st, 2020

In this essay collection David Lazar looks to our intimate relationships with characters, both well-known and lesser known, from Hollywood’s Golden Age.


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$23.99
ISBN: 9781949199666
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Published: West Virginia University Press - October 1st, 2020

“Winning and contemplative.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) 

Going back to her ancestral homeland, a Greek American girl discovers she is a lesbian in love with God, so her questions about home and belonging will not be easily answered.

This Way Back dramatizes a childhood split between Queens, New York, and Cyprus, an island na


Virtual Event: Neal Karlen on Prince


Join us on Thursday, October 8 at 6pm PDT when Neal Karlen joins us to discuss his book, This Thing Called Life: Prince's Odyssey On+Off the Record
on Zoom!

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ISBN: 9781250135247
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Published: St. Martin's Press - October 6th, 2020

A warm and surprisingly real-life biography, featuring never-before-seen photos, of one of rock’s greatest talents: Prince.


Virtual Event: Robert Duncan and Gary Wilson


Three Rooms Press and Green Apple Books
present the Official West Coast Launch for LOUDMOUTH, a novel, featuring reading, discussion, and music by author Robert Duncan, former editor of Creem magazine, plus special guest Gary Wilson, experimental musician and performance artist.

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$15.00
ISBN: 9781941110928
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Published: Three Rooms Press - October 6th, 2020

"Read this book immediately if you like truth, drugs, generation gaps, guitars, and lifelong quests for freedom and kicks." --Craig Finn, The Hold Steady.


Virtual Event: Shannon Lee and Jeff Chang


Join us on Friday, October 9 at 7pm PDT when Shannon Lee, discusses her book, Be Water, My Friend: The Teachings of Bruce Lee, with author Jeff Chang on Zoom!

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Published: Flatiron Books - October 6th, 2020

Bruce Lee’s daughter illuminates her father’s most powerful life philosophies—demonstrating how martial arts are a perfect metaphor for personal growth, and how we can practice those teachings every day.

"Empty your mind; be formless, shapeless like water."


We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780312429485
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Published: Picador - September 13th, 2016

"THE SMARTEST BOOK OF THE YEAR" (THE WASHINGTON POST)


Virtual Event: Andreas Karelas, Katharine Hayhoe, & Bill McKibben


Presented by Beacon Press

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ISBN: 9780807084885
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Published: Beacon Press - September 29th, 2020

More Americans care about climate change than we think--but in order to unite across the political spectrum around solutions, we need a bold, courageous new narrative about creating a sustainable world focused on a brighter tomorrow.


Virtual Event: Andria Lo and Valerie Luu

Join us on Thursday, October 22 at 7pm PST when Andria Lo and Valerie Luu join us to discuss their book, Chinatown Pretty: Chinatown's Most Stylish Seniors, on Zoom!

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Published: Chronicle Books - September 22nd, 2020

Chinatown Pretty features beautiful portraits and heartwarming stories of trend-setting seniors across six Chinatowns.

Andria Lo and Valerie Luu have been interviewing and photographing Chinatown's most fashionable elders on their blog and Instagram, Chinatown Pretty, since 2014.


Virtual Event: Bett Williams and Juli Delgado Lopera


Join us on Wedneday, October 14 at 7pm PST when Bett Williams joins us to discuss her new book, The Wild Kindness: A Psilocybin Odyssey, with Juli Delgado Lopera.

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$19.95
ISBN: 9781948340311
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Published: Dottir Press - September 1st, 2020

Like a trip, the book builds and plateaus but never settles down...For the sake of all those newbies seeking psychedelic transformation out there, I almost hope she becomes a guru. But she'd hate it, and that's why she's awesome.


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$17.95
ISBN: 9781936932757
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Published: Amethyst Editions - March 4th, 2020

Lit by the hormonal neon glow of Miami, this heady, multilingual debut novel follows a Colombian teenager's coming-of-age and coming out as she plunges headfirst into lust and evangelism.


Virtual Event: Aarti Namdev Shahani and Shanthi Sekaran

Join us on Monday, October 5 at 7pm PST when Aarti Namdev Shahani discusses her memoir, Here We Are, with authro Shanthi Sekaran on Zoom!

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Published: Celadon Books - October 6th, 2020

Here We Are is a heart-wrenching memoir about an immigrant family's American Dream, the justice system that took it away, and the daughter who fought to get it back, from NPR correspondent Aarti Namdev Shahani.


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ISBN: 9781101982266
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 5th, 2017

A gripping tale of adventure and searing reality, Lucky Boy gives voice to two mothers bound together by their love for one lucky boy.

“Sekaran has written a page-turner that’s touching and all too real.”—People


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