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I felt like an adopted kid who found her true family! Book Passage’s Sam Barry – one of the driest senses of humor you will ever come across (his brother Dave Barry is known for that too…) organized the best indie publishing conference I’ve attended. Here was the schedule: 9:00 – 9:...
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I’m going to sound very old, but nowadays it’s a rare treat  to see an author read  and talk about their work, take questions from the audience, then get the book signed. I’ve been to wonderful readings and not so wonderful readings. Yesterday I got to see a good one: Armistead Maupin at...
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Recently I was working an event at Book Passage with Amy Tan, whose new book is called The Valley of Amazement (you should read it—it’s really good—and guys? There’s sex) when I was reminded, once again, why peace on earth does not prevail, children go hungry at night, and we step over mentally ill...
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With pub date for How the French Invented Love: 900 Years of Passion and Romance scheduled for Oct. 23, and three Bay area readings coming up, (Oct. 24, 7 pm at Books Inc, Palo Alto; Oct. 28, 4pm at Book Passage in Corte Madera; and November 8, 7:30 pm at Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley), I'm as...
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Book Passage is truly one of the great indies, and I was thrilled to be able to talk to Sam Barry, who is as hilarious as he's knowledgeable. So thank you, Sam, and thank you Book Passage. I think I speak for my fellow writers when I ask, what things can we authors do to make things...
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I lead a book group at Book Passage in Corte Madera. We read only local authors because after we discuss a book, we have a conversation with the author. One of the current members plays cello with the San Francisco Symphony. The symphony was recently on a national tour, and before she left,...
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The Book Doctors Book Report: Milking Goats, Army Dogs, & Rocking New Englandhttp://bit.ly/ufotPH
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“You write because you have to.”  I heard this sentiment expressed several times by a few long-time authors during a “The Joy of Writing Short” panel put on by California Writer’s Club at Book Passage.  I picked up words and phrases about the world of publishing like: cruel, fickle, tough,...
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What's a memoir teacher to do when a student makes her blush with humility and delight? Well, this one is going to share Marlene's kind words with you hoping you will follow her lead and write memoir. Please click here to go to The Story Woman blog to read what Marlene had to say about her...
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WOMEN’S NATIONAL BOOK ASSOCIATION—SAN FRANCISCO CHAPTERtogether with BOOK PASSAGE hosts a Literary Luncheon with Celebrated AuthorJOYCE MAYNARD  • THE GOOD DAUGHTERSThursday, October 14th, 12 Noon Call Book Passage, Corte Madera (415) 927-0960 ext. 1, to reserve. The ticket price of $55 includes an...