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Virtual Event: Gina Rae La Cerva and Soleil Ho

Feasting Wild: In Search of the Last Untamed Food Cover Image

Join us on Thursday, June 25 at 5pm PST when Gina Rae La Cerva discusses her new book Feasting Wild: In Search of the Last Untamed Food with SF Chronicle Food Critic Soleil Ho on Zoom.

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Feasting Wild: In Search of the Last Untamed Food Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781771645331
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Published: Greystone Books - May 26th, 2020

A New York Times Book Review Summer Reading Selection


Meal Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781945820304
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Published: Iron Circus Comics - December 25th, 2018

A Junior Library Guild Selection

2018 VLA Graphic Novel Diversity Award Winner

2019 Prism Award Winner

"This fresh and tasty comic provides an enticing introduction to a less-traveled area of cuisine." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

"Simply delightful." -- BOOK RIOT


Virtual Event: A.H. Kim and Vanessa Hua

A Good Family Cover Image

Join us on Tuesday July 14th for A.H. Kim discussing her new novel A Good Family with Vanessa Hua on Zoom.

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A Good Family Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781525804588
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Published: Graydon House - July 14th, 2020

"A story of money, family, who you can trust, and the extremes to which one will go for blood. I couldn't put it down." --Lisa Ling, host of CNN's This Is Life

Keep your family close and your enemies closer.


A River of Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399178795
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Published: Ballantine Books - August 6th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • In a powerful debut about modern-day motherhood, immigration, and identity, a pregnant Chinese woman stakes a claim to the American dream in California.


Deceit and Other Possibilities: Stories Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640093485
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - March 10th, 2020

A] searing debut. --i>O, The Oprah Magazine


WHY WE SWIM with Bonnie Tsui and Susan Casey

Please join us for an aquatic happy hour! 

Bonnie Tsui will discuss her new book, WHY WE SWIM

Join us on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81149139164

Why We Swim Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616207861
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 14th, 2020

A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Best Book of the Season: BuzzFeed * Bustle San Francisco Chronicle
A Best Book of the Year: NPR's Book ConciergeWashington Independent Review of Books

“A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water.


VIRTUAL EVENT: Eric Cervini and Johnny Sibilly

The Deviant's War: The Homosexual vs. the United States of America Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374139797
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 2nd, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER AND NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE. One of The Washington Post's Top 50 Nonfiction Books of 2020.

From a young Harvard- and Cambridge-trained historian, the secret history of the fight for gay rights that began a generation before Stonewall.


VIRTUAL EVENT: Poetry & Cocktails with Tess Taylor & Daniel Handler

 

Rift Zone Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781597097765
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Published: Red Hen Press - April 7th, 2020

RIFT ZONE, Taylor's much-anticipated fourth book traces literal and metaphoric fault lines--rifts between past and present, childhood and adulthood, what is and what was.


Bottle Grove: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632864277
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 27th, 2019

A razor-sharp tale of two couples, two marriages, a bar, and a San Francisco start-up from a best-selling, award-winning novelist.


After Callimachus: Poems (Lockert Library of Poetry in Translation #139) Cover Image
By Stephanie Burt, Mark Payne (Contribution by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9780691180199
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Published: Princeton University Press - April 14th, 2020

Contemporary translations and adaptations of ancient Greek poet Callimachus by noted writer and critic Stephanie Burt


Indigo Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781556595752
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 7th, 2020

"Bass's work--about marriage and parenting, illness and recovery, small daily pleasures--cultivates an exuberance that's born of, and balanced by, close watchfulness." --The New York Times
"A bold and passionate new collection... Intimacy is rarely conveyed as gracefully as in Bass's lustrous poems." --Booklist


A Piece of Good News: Poems Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780374538880
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 18th, 2020

A rich and challenging new collection from the young award-winning poet

In those days I began to see light under every
bushel basket, light nearly splitting
the sides of the bushel basket. Light came
through the rafters of the dairy where the grackles
congregated like well-taxed citizens


Dunce Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781940696850
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Published: Wave Books - September 10th, 2019

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY

A finalist for both the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award and a the LA Times Book Award, and longlisted for the National Book Award.


VIRTUAL EVENT: Nina Renata Aron and Carvell Wallace

Join us on Zoom on Tuesday April 21st at 5:00pm PDT to celebrate the release of Nina Renata Aron's new book Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls, with Carvell Wallace

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Good Morning, Destroyer of Men's Souls: A Memoir of Women, Addiction, and Love Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525576679
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Published: Crown - April 21st, 2020

A scorching memoir of a love affair with an addict, weaving personal reckoning with psychology and history to understand the nature of addiction, codependency, and our appetite for obsessive love

“Ferocious . . . glints with hard-won truths . . . Aron lights a path through the darkness of her past toward a better future.”—Los Angeles Times


WHY WE SWIM with Bonnie Tsui, Daniel Handler, and Andrew Sean Greer

Join these three author-swimmers in a discussion of Bonnie Tsui's fascinating new book, Why We Swim.  

Join us here at 5pm PDT on Tueday, April 7!

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/476150449?pwd=MGtobFBYWXFINHVOUTAzNWdiYXpidz09

Why We Swim Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616207861
Availability: ON HAND in at least ONE of our stores. Click through or call for up-to-the-minute availability.
Published: Algonquin Books - April 14th, 2020

A Time Magazine Must-Read Book of 2020
A Best Book of the Season: BuzzFeed * Bustle San Francisco Chronicle
A Best Book of the Year: NPR's Book ConciergeWashington Independent Review of Books

“A fascinating and beautifully written love letter to water.


Virtual Event: Litquake presents Caitlin Myer and Joe Loya

Wiving: A Memoir of Loving then Leaving the Patriarchy Cover Image

Wiving: A Memoir of Loving Then Leaving the Patriarchy Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781950691470
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Published: Arcade - July 28th, 2020

The Most Anticipated Memoirs of 2020, She Reads • Bay Area Authors to Read This Summer, 7X7

A literary memoir of one woman's journey from wife to warrior, in the vein of breakout hits like Cheryl Strayed's Wild and Jeannette Walls's The Glass Castle

 
At thirty-six years old, Caitlin Myer is re


Virtual Event: Megha Majumdar and Marie-Helene Bertino

A Burning: A novel Cover Image 

A Burning: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525658696
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Published: Knopf - June 2nd, 2020

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
A New York Times Notable Book


Parakeet: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374229450
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 2nd, 2020

A Best Book of 2020 at Lit Hub, Electric Literature, and Refinery29
A Best Book of Summer at Vulture, Refinery29, Yahoo! Life, Alma, Subway Book Review, and Lit Hub
A Best Book of the Month at Entertainment Weekly, Hello Giggles, and PopSugar


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