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April 2019

Afternoon Seminar: Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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$48 – $160

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris Who needs to be talked into reading this comic genius?? Sedaris is so smart and funny, such a master of observation, that he is calling the seminars away from our usual fiction to immerse us in his hilarious world. Leavened with some of his smartest humor, this volume encompasses not only Sedaris’s singular childhood but the hazards of growing older. We will take a close look at how his humor works, how structure…

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Cherrie Moraga

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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Internationally acclaimed artist, Cherríe Moraga delivers a poetic, heart-wrenching reflection on her mother’s complex relationship to America and the pioneering, queer Latina feminist daughter who continues down the path of identity forged by her battle-tested matriarch. As a child, Elvira was hired out as a child by her own father to pick cotton in California’s Imperial Valley. Leaving California in the late-1920s, she became a cigarette girl in Jazz-age Tijuana, meeting a wealthy white man who taught her life lesson…

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Independent Bookstore Day 2019

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060 United States
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Bookshop Santa Cruz will be celebrating Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 27th, 2019, all day long, from opening at 9 am to close at 11 pm! Check back for our events and opportunities this year, or sign up for our events emails. What is Independent Bookstore Day? Independent Bookstore Day is a one-day national party that takes place at indie bookstores across the country on the last Saturday in April.  Every store is unique and independent, and every party is…

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David Zeltser, The Night Library

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Bookshop Santa Cruz, 1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz , CA 95060 United States
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SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019 - 4:00PM This is an advanced event listing. Please check back for updated information, or sign up for our events emails. This free event will take place at Bookshop Santa Cruz. Chairs for open seating are usually set up about an hour before the event begins. If you have any ADA accommodation requests, please e-mail info@bookshopsantacruz.com by April 26th, 2019. The Polar Express meets The Night at the Museum in this fantastical picture-book adventure about the magic of books…

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Bill McKibben

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real
Menlo Park , CA 94025 United States
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$15 – $45

Thirty years ago, Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he’s broadening that warning: the entire human game has begun to play itself out. Join us for an event with one of America’s most outspoken climate activists. Since authoring his landmark 1989 book on climate change, The End of Nature, McKibben’s work continues to provoke authority. In 2007, Deep Economy predicted the "shop local” movement while criticizing the too-rapid growth of multi-national corporations as they…

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