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Upcoming Events

  • A Birthday Tribute for James Merrill featuring Peter Hooten & Rick Hilles
    A Birthday Tribute for James Merrill featuring Peter Hooten & Rick Hilles
    Sun, Mar 03
    Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 03, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 03, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    On what would have been his 98th birthday, join us as we celebrate the life and work of James Merrill with readings and reminiscences alongside special guests Peter Hooten (Merrill's partner during the final years of the poet's life) and poet Rick Hilles.
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  • March PoetryMic with Meredith Holmes and Susan Nusbaum
    March PoetryMic with Meredith Holmes and Susan Nusbaum
    Sun, Mar 10
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Our free PoetryMic series introduces you to a varied group of talented poets that live in and around Sarasota. But you never know what visiting, well-known poets may drop by the loft! This month’s poets are Meredith Holmes and Susan Nusbaum.
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  • "Then the War" Poetry Book Club
    "Then the War" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Mar 13
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 13, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 13, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. March’s selection is "Then the War," a new collection of poems from Carl Phillips, one of America’s most essential, celebrated, and enduring poets.
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  • An Art Show Featuring Work by Tony Souza
    An Art Show Featuring Work by Tony Souza
    Fri, Mar 15
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 15, 2024, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Tony is not only a long-time friend of Bookstore1, but an award-winning artist with a background in historic preservation. In a marriage between these two passions, he's recently focused on rendering some of the most scenic and historic spots in Sarasota, in paint. Register online or just drop in!
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  • "The Bell Jar" Banned Book Club
    "The Bell Jar" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Mar 19
    IniPerson Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 19, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    IniPerson Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 19, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    IniPerson Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading and protecting the most important and threatened books for our generation, March's pick is "The Bell Jar," Sylvia Plath’s semi-autobiographical novel about mental illness.
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  • "The Devil's Element" CLSC: Sarasota Circle Book Club
    "The Devil's Element" CLSC: Sarasota Circle Book Club
    Thu, Mar 21
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Mar 21, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT – Mar 22, 2024, 5:30 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Mar 21, 2024, 4:00 PM EDT – Mar 22, 2024, 5:30 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Reading together since 1878, the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle is the oldest continuous book clubs in America. Join us as we discuss "The Devil's Element: Phosphorus and a World Out of Balance" by Dan Egan, New York Times best-selling author.
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BookStore1 presents Reading with Roxanne, our book lovers’ podcast! Find out what’s hot in all genres at the store and hear about our exciting events that you can join!

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