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Offsite Event: Thor Hanson at the SF Botanical Garden

This event will be held at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122.

 

 

Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees Cover Image
$29.70
ISBN: 9780465052615
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Published: Basic Books - July 10th, 2018

As seen on PBS's American Spring LIVE, the award-winning author of The Triumph of Seeds and Feathers presents a natural and cultural history of bees: the buzzing wee beasties that make the world go round.


The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780465097401
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Published: Basic Books - March 8th, 2016

As seen on PBS's American Spring LIVE, the award-winning author of Buzz and Feathers presents a natural and human history of seeds, the marvels of the plant kingdom.


Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780465028788
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Published: Basic Books - July 31st, 2012

As seen on PBS's American Spring Live, one of America's great nature-writers explores the magic and science of feathers


Offsite Event: TJ English (Free Admission)

This FREE event will be held at the Elks Lodge (450 Post St, San Francisco, CA 94102). 

 

 

 

The Corporation: An Epic Story of the Cuban American Underworld Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062568960
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Published: William Morrow - March 20th, 2018

“A mob saga that has it all—brotherhood and betrayal, swaggering power and glittering success, and a Godfather whose reach seems utterly unrivaled. What a relentless, irresistible read.” —Don Winslow, New York Times bestselling author of The Border


Offsite Event: Lauren Markham

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

 

 

The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9781101906187
Availability: Hard to Find. Not available to order.
Published: Crown - September 12th, 2017

The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California—fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong.

“Impeccably timed, intimately reported, and beautifully expressed.”—The New York Times


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
By Valeria Luiselli, Jon Lee Anderson (Introduction by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781566894951
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 4th, 2017

"Humane yet often horrifying, Tell Me How It Ends offers a compelling, intimate look at a continuing crisis--and its ongoing cost in an age of increasing urgency." --Jeremy Garber, Powell's Books


Sidewalks Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli, Christina Macsweeney (Translator), Cees Nooteboom (Introduction by)
$16.95
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


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Faces in the Crowd Cover Image
$16.95
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 M rquez, 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
By Al Ridenour, Sean Tejaratchi (Designed by)
$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

 

Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day Cover Image
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780062444257
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
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, 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
Availability: Stock uncertain--should fulfill within 10 days or so
Published: Counterpoint LLC - April 14th, 2015

I don't know where he's buried, but if I did I'd piss on his grave. --Jerry Wexler, best friend and mentor


Smartass: The Music Journalism of Joel Selvin: California Rock & Roll Cover Image
By Joel Selvin, Jim Marshall (Photographer), Greil Marcus (Foreword by)
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780943389424
Availability: Hard to Find. Not available to order.
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 Bahía 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 Bahía de la Luna.


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

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


Drama Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545326995
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Published: Graphix - September 1st, 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 1st, 2012

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

Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school's production of Moon over Mississippi, she can't really sing.


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!

Raina can't wait to be a big sister. But once Amara is born, things aren't quite how she expected them to be. Amara is cute, but she's also a cranky, grouchy baby, and mostly prefers to play by herself.


Smile Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545132060
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Published: Graphix - February 1st, 2010

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


Smile Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545132053
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Published: Graphix - February 1st, 2010

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

Raina just wants to be a normal sixth grader. But one night after Girl Scouts she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth.


Kristy’s Great Idea (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #1): A Graphix Book: Full-Color Edition (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix #1) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator), Raina Telgemeier (Adapted by), Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545813877
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Published: Graphix - April 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!


The Truth About Stacey (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #2): A Graphix Book: Full-Color Edition Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator), Raina Telgemeier (Adapted by)
$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
By Ann M. Martin, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545813884
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
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.


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
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
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!

When The Baby-Sitters Club gets into a huge fight, Mary Anne is left to her own devices.


Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #4): A Graphix Book Cover Image
By M. Martin Ann, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator), Raina Telgemeier (Adapted by), Ann M. Martin, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator), Raina Telgemeier (Adapted by)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545886222
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Published: Graphix - January 26th, 2016

Claudia and her sister, Janine, may as well be from two different planets. Claudia, who pays more attention to her artwork and The Baby-sitters Club than her homework, feels like she can't compete with her perfect sister. Janine studies nonstop, gets straight As, and even takes college-level courses!


Claudia and Mean Janine (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel #4): A Graphix Book: Full-Color Edition Cover Image
By M. Martin Ann, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator), Raina Telgemeier (Adapted by), Ann M. Martin, Raina Telgemeier (Illustrator), Raina Telgemeier (Adapted by)
$24.99
ISBN: 9780545886239
Availability: NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
Published: Graphix - January 26th, 2016

Claudia and her sister, Janine, may as well be from two different planets. Claudia, who pays more attention to her artwork and The Baby-sitters Club than her homework, feels like she can't compete with her perfect sister. Janine studies nonstop, gets straight As, and even takes college-level courses!


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
Not available to order
ISBN: 9780307908797
Availability: Hard to Find. Not available to order.
Published: Pantheon - 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
$19.00
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
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143113454
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Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2008

The million-copy bestseller by National Book Award nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist James Gleick—the author of Time 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.” The path he cleared for twentieth-century physics led from the making of the atomic bomb to a Nobel Prize-winning theory of quantam electrodynamics to his devastating exposé of the Chall


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