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Virtual Event: Ian Manuel


Join us on Tuesday, May 4 at 6pm PT when we welcome Ian Manuel for the launch of his book, My Time Will Come: A Memoir of Crime, Punishment, Hope, and Redemption, on Zoom!
Limited signed copies available.

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By Ian Manuel, Bryan Stevenson (Foreword by)
$25.95
ISBN: 9781524748524
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Published: Pantheon - May 4th, 2021

At fourteen Ian Manuel was sentenced to life without parole. My Time Will Come is a paean to the capacity of the human will to transcend adversity through determination and art.
 


Virtual Event: Kristin Hersh


Join us on Friday, May 14 at 6pm PT when Kristin Hersh joins us to discuss her latest book, Sideways: A Memoir of Music and Motherhood, on Zoom!

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$27.95
ISBN: 9781477312346
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Published: University of Texas Press - May 4th, 2021

Doony, Ryder, Wyatt, Bodhi. The names of Kristin Hersh's sons are the only ones included in her new memoir, Seeing Sideways. As the book unfolds and her sons' voices rise from its pages, it becomes clear why: these names tell the story of her life.


Virtual Event: Peter Filkins and Rosanna Warren


Water / Music (Johns Hopkins: Poetry and Fiction) Cover Image
$26.93
ISBN: 9781421440088
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Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - April 1st, 2021

Exploring the space between nature and culture, the poems of Water / Music anchor themselves in the timely and the timeless. Rich and diverse in their formal intricacy, they move with ease from narrative to meditation, from close physical observation to the haunts of memory, and from lyric sorrow to the pleasure of living in the world.


So Forth: Poems Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324004592
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 19th, 2020

A lyrical new volume from a poet “beyond the achievement of all but a double handful of living American poets” (Harold Bloom).


Virtual Event: Eric Nguyen and Lydia Kiesling


Join us on Monday, May 10 at 6pm PT when Eric Nguyen joins us to discuss his debut novel, Things We Lost to the Water, with Lydia Kiesling on Zoom!

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ISBN: 9780593317952
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Published: Knopf - May 4th, 2021

A stunning debut novel about an immigrant Vietnamese family who settles in New Orleans and struggles to remain connected to one another as their lives are inextricably reshaped.


Virtual Event: Stephanie Wildman and Emma Bland Smith


Join us for story time with Stephanie Wildman and Emma Bland Smith on Saturday, May 8 at 12pm PT to celebrate, Brave in the Water, on Zoom!

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ISBN: 9781952209437
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Published: Lawley Enterprises LLC - April 27th, 2021

Are you afraid to put your face in the water? So is Diante. He would like to play in the pool with other children. He's not afraid to hang upside down, though, and he's surprised to learn his grandma is. Can Diante help Grandma and become brave in the water?


Claude: The True Story of a White Alligator Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781632172693
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Published: Little Bigfoot - August 4th, 2020

Claude is the story of the California Academy of Sciences' beloved albino alligator, from his birth in Louisiana to his present day life in his swamp at the Academy.

"Ultimately, Claude’s hopeful tale is a celebration of individuality and the joy in finding those who appreciate you for exactly who you are."--Booklist


Virtual Event: Jakob Guanzon and Lysley Tenorio


Join us on Wednesday, April 21 at 6pm PT when Jakob Guanzon discusses his debut novel, Abundance, with Lysley Tenorio on Zoom!

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Abundance: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450468
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 2nd, 2021

A wrenching debut about the causes and effects of poverty, as seen by a father and son living in a pickup


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ISBN: 9780062059598
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Published: Ecco - April 27th, 2021

A Recommended Book From:
USA Today * The Chicago Tribune * Book Riot * Refinery 29 * InStyle * 
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune * Publishers Weekly * Baltimore Outloud * Omnivoracious * Lambda Literary * Goodreads * Lit Hub * The Millions


Virtual Event: Jonathon Keats and Alla Efimova


Join us on Sunday, April 18 at 6pm PT when Jonathon Keats is joined by Alla Efimova to discuss the new monograph, Thought Experiments: The Art of Jonathon Keats, on Zoom!

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By Julie Decker (Editor), Alla Efimova (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9783777434278
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Published: Hirmer Publishers - June 15th, 2021

Jonathon Keats’ work as an artist and thinker is compelling for our time. Keats poses critical questions, asks us to fundamentally reconsider our assumptions, and proposes radical methods of response.


Virtual Event: Sanjena Sathian and Pooja Bhatia


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Gold Diggers: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984882035
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Published: Penguin Press - April 6th, 2021

Soon to be a series produced by Mindy Kaling 

“A dizzyingly original, fiercely funny, deeply wise novel about the seductive powers—and dangers—of borrowed ambition.” —Celeste Ng, #1 bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere


Virtual Event: Mira Sethi and Shruti Swamy


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Are You Enjoying?: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781524732875
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Published: Knopf - April 20th, 2021

An exhilarating debut by a young writer from Pakistan: provocative, funny, disarmingly original stories that upend traditional notions of identity and family, and peer into the vulnerable workings of the human heart.


A House Is a Body: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616209896
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Published: Algonquin Books - August 11th, 2020

A Most Anticipated Book of 2020 from The Millions * Bustle * BuzzFeed * Electric Literature
Finalist for the 2021 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Short Story Collection
Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction


“Swamy’s A House Is a Body


Virtual Event: Frank Mortimer and Bob Tanem


Join us on Friday, April 16 at 6pm PT when Frank Mortimer discusses his new book, Bee People and the Bugs They Love, with KSFO's Bob Tanem, on Zoom!

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$27.00
ISBN: 9780806540832
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Published: Citadel - March 30th, 2021

“A successful and funny book that is sure to swell the ranks of the world’s beekeepers.”
New York Times 


A fascinating foray into the obsessions, friendships, scientific curiosity, misfortunes and rewards of suburban beekeeping—through the eyes of a Master Beekeeper . . .

 


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