(a paltry listing of the many fabulous...)
Virginia Barton Brownback: Daredevil Twilight
Richard Blair and Kathleen Goodwin: Point Reyes Visions
Mark Dowie: American Foundations: An Investigative History
Jules Evens: Introduction to California Birds; Natural History of the Point Reyes Peninsula
Philip L. Fradkin: Wallace Stegner and the American West; Magnitude 8: Earthquakes and Life Along the San Andreas Fault, California; Wildest Alaska: Journeys of Great Peril in Lituya Bay; The Great Earthquake and Firestorms of 1906: How San Francisco Nearly Destroyed Itself; Fallout: An American Nuclear Tragedy; Wanderings of an Environmental Journalist: In Alaska and the American West; The Seven States of California: A Natural and Human History; A River No More: The Colorado River and the West; Stagecoach: Wells Fargo and the American West; Sagebrush Country: Land and the American West
Jon Francis: Planetwalker
Susan Hall: Painting Point Reyes and Home Before Dark
Robert Hass: Sun Under Wood; Field Guide;Twentieth Century Pleasures: Prose on Poetry (winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize)
Brenda Hillman: White Dress; Fortress; Death Tractates; Bright Existence; Emily Dickinson Poems; Loose Sugar; Cascadia; The Grand Permisson: New Writings on Poetics and Motherhood; Pieces of Air in the Epic; Coffee, 3AM; Autumn Sojurn; The Firecage
John Hulls: Rider in the Sky: How an American Cowboy Built England's First Airplane
Wendy Johnson: Gardening At The Dragon's Gate: At Work in the Wild and Cultivated World
Dewey Livingston: Discovering Historic Ranches in Point Reyes; Nicasio: Historic Valley at the Center of Marin; Point Reyes Peninsula: Olema, Point Reyes Station, and Inverness (Images of America, Arcadia Publishing)
Judith Lowry: Gardening with A Wild Heart; The Landscaping Ideas of Jays: A Natural History of the Backyard Restoration
Bonnie Shrewsbury Arthur: The Inverness Tales
Norman Solomon: War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death
Murray Suid: Words of a Feather, How to Be President of the U.S.A., Demonic Mnemonics, The Kids’ How to Do (Almost) Everything Guide
Prince Andrew Romanoff: The Boy Who Would Be Tsar
The author of Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy, in conversation with Drs. Mike Witte and Eric Holmberg of the Coastal Health Alliance.Thursday, May 307:00pmPoint Reyes Presbyterian ChurchRSVP / Donation
Sheff’s book investigates America’s drug problem and the disease of addiction, calling them the greatest public health challenges of our time.
Writing Workshop and Craft TalkSaturday, June 19:00am - 5:00pmSheraton Sonoma County, Petaluma$197 - lunch included
Point Reyes Books is workshop bookseller.
A day-long workshop led by Kate Levinson, bookstore co-owner and author of Emotional Currency: A Woman´s Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with MoneySaturday, June 1510:00am - 4:30pmPoint Reyes Station$125
Whether you think you have enough money or too little, whether you “manage” your money or ignore it-underneath most people’s thoughts and behaviors are often powerful feelings about money. These feelings, usually ignored, can become valuable resources for navigating through our money lives when we give them proper attention.
Farmacology Author Daphne Miller, M.D.
In conversation with Marin Cheesemaker Marcia BarinagaSaturday, June 157:30pmToby's Feed Barn$15
Part clinician, part ecologist, and part anthropologist, Daphne Miller, M.D., approaches medicine with the idea that opportunities for health and healing are found not only in the medical system but in such unexpected places as home kitchens, school gardens, community organizations, spiritual centers, nature trails, and farms.
A Point Reyes Books Benefit for Heyday PressSaturday, June 296:00pmToby's Feed Barn$20 Event only | $100 Dinner (includes admission to event)
Just picture it! Malcolm Margolin, founder and executive director of Heyday, a nonprofit press devoted to California’s cultural and natural history, in conversation with Wendy Johnson, Buddhist meditation teacher, organic gardening mentor, and author of Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate.
6:00pm - Dinner
7:30pm - Event
Conversation with Rebecca Solnit and Michael LernerSunday, June 302:00pmCommonweal, BolinasFree event - reservations required
In her new book, The Faraway Nearby, a fitting companion to her much-loved A Field Guide to Getting Lost, Rebecca explores the ways we make our lives out of stories, and how we are connected by empathy, by narrative, by imagination.