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Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States

February 2019

Author Event: Marlon James, Black Leopard, Red Wolf

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Bookshop Santa Cruz is thrilled to welcome award-winning author Marlon James, Novelist for a reading and signing of his highly-anticipated novel, Black Leopard, Red Wolf, which is already being touted as a book that "will come to be seen as a classic of our times." (NPR) "A fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made." —Neil Gaiman The epic novel, an African Game of Thrones, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings. In the…

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The Book of Help

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Please join us for an author reading and signing for the "oh-so-buzzed-about" The Book of Help by Megan Griswold. Megan was born into a family who enthusiastically embraced the offerings of New Age California culture––at seven she asked Santa for her first mantra and by twelve she was taking weekend workshops on personal growth. But later, when her newly-wedded husband calls in the middle of the night to say he’s landed in jail, Megan must accept that her many certificates,…

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Author Event: Andrea Nguyen, Vietnamese Food Any Day

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Bookshop is thrilled to welcome back award-winning culinary writer Andrea Nguyen for a discussion and signing of her new book, Vietnamese Food Any Day. Delicious, fresh Vietnamese food is achievable any night of the week with this cookbook's 80 accessible, easy recipes. Recipe samplings will be served at this FREE event. Drawing on decades of experience, as well as the cooking hacks her mom adopted after fleeing from Vietnam to America, award-winning author Andrea Nguyen shows you how to use…

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March 2019

Author Event: Peter H. Reynolds, Say Something

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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The world needs your voice. If you have a brilliant idea... say something!If you see an injustice... say something! In this empowering new picture book, beloved author Peter H. Reynolds explores the many ways that a single voice can make a difference. Each of us, each and every day, have the chance to say something: with our actions, our words, and our voices. Perfect for kid activists everywhere, this timely story reminds readers of the undeniable importance and power of…

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Baghdad’s Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here: Prose and Poetry

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad is a winding street about one thousand feet long, noted for its many bookstores and outdoor book stalls. Named after the famous classical Arab poet Abu at-Tayyib al-Mutanabbi (915–965 bce), it has been a thriving center of Baghdad’s bookselling and publishing for many years. On March 5, 2007, a car bomb was exploded on it, perhaps to intimidate intellectuals. More than thirty people were killed, and more than one hundred were wounded—booksellers, book buyers, and devotees…

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Author Event: Guy Kawasaki, Wise Guy: Lessons from a Life

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Mark your calendar: Silicon Valley icon and bestselling author Guy Kawasaki shares the unlikely stories of his life, and the lessons we can draw from them, in his new book, Wise Guy. See more details here: https://www.bookshopsantacruz.com/guykawasaki Guy Kawasaki has been a fixture in the tech world since he was part of Apple's original Macintosh team in the 1980s. He's widely respected as a source of wisdom about entrepreneurship, venture capital, marketing, and business evangelism, which he's shared in bestselling…

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Author Event: Dana Frank, The Long Honduran Night

March 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Bookshop Santa Cruz presents Professor Dana Frank to discuss and sign copies of her new book, The Long Honduran Night—a story of resistance, repression, and U.S. policy in Honduras in the aftermath of a violent military coup. More event details here: http://ow.ly/NWAg30nu5Ox This powerful narrative recounts the dramatic years in Honduras following the June 2009 military coup that deposed President Manuel Zelaya, told in part through first-person experiences, layered into deeper political analysis. It weaves together two broad pictures: first,…

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Author Event: Carolyn Burke, Foursome

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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Bookshop Santa Cruz welcomes author Carolyn Burke for a discussion and signing of her new book, Foursome, a captivating, spirited account of the intense relationship among four artists whose strong personalities, passionate feelings, and aesthetic ideals drew them together, pulled them apart, and profoundly influenced the very shape of twentieth-century art. This event is cosponsored by The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz. Join us for this FREE event: https://www.bookshopsantacruz.com/carolynburke New York, 1921: Alfred Stieglitz, the most influential figure in…

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