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Welcome to Bookstore1Sarasota

 
Oh William!
Oh William!

by Elizabeth Strout

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Lidia's: a Pot, a Pan and a Bowl
Lidia's: a Pot, a Pan and a Bowl

by Lidia Bastianich

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Too Famous
Too Famous

by Michael Wolff

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Orwell's Roses
Orwell's Roses

by Rebecca Solnit

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The Judge's List
The Judge's List

by John Grisham

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The Book of Hope
The Book of Hope

by Jane Goodall & Douglas Abrams

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Upcoming Events

  • A Conversation with Lauren Groff
    Tue, Oct 26
    Zoom Book Talk
    Oct 26, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Book Talk
    Save your spot for a virtual live event with Lauren Groff, the bestselling author of our October Buzz Pick of the Month, "Matrix," as well as "Fates & Furies," "Florida" and other novels and short story collections. This event is presented by Indie Book Buzz.
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  • "What Even Is This?"  Discovering Surrealist Fiction with Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
    Oct 29, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
    Hermitage Artist Retreat Beach , 6660 Manasota Key Rd, Englewood, FL 34223, USA
    Hermitage Fellow Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah, author of the bestselling novel "Friday Black," talks about importance of “beginnings” and how this has shaped his work. Live on the Hermitage beach, or available via live-stream.
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  • ''Donde se acaba el Norte" Amigos Book Club - Starts Nov. 1 for 6 Sessions.
    Nov 01, 7:00 PM EDT – Dec 05, 7:00 PM EST
    Zoom Book Club
    Amigos Book Club es una asociación cultural entre CreArte Latino Cultural Center y Bookstore1Sarasota. Todas las reuniones se llevan a cabo 100% en español via Zoom. Edades: 18+ --100% en español. Libro: “Donde se acaba el Norte” de Hugo Moreno. Llame a BookStore1 al 941-365-7900.
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  • "Firefly" Mysteries to Die For Book Club
    Nov 09, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    Zoom Book Club
    The Mysteries to Die For Book Club led by Elsie Souza. Meets online via Zoom. This month we are discussing "Firefly" by Henry Porter.
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  • "A Taste of Salt" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Nov 10
    Zoom Book Club
    Nov 10, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    Zoom Book Club
    The Poetry Book Club led by Doug Knowlton. Meets online via Zoom. The poetry book club is discussing works of local published poets beginning in August 2021. This month’s selection is Mary Katherine Wainwright’s "A Taste of Salt."
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  • Jerad W. Alexander "Volunteers: : Growing Up in the Forever War"
    Nov 11, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    Zoom Book Talk
    A special Veteran’s Day program. Jerad W. Alexander will talk about his powerful and provocative memoir "Volunteers: Growing Up in the Forever War." A Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Reader Meet Writer Author Series event.
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  • Poet Rick Hilles in Conversation with Doug Knowlton: A Zoom Poetry Event
    Nov 14, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    Zoom Poetry Reading and Talk
    Poet Rick Hilles in Conversation with Doug Knowlton. Hilles’ latest chapbook, My Roberto Clemente, recently won the 2020 Winter Soup Bowl Chapbook Competition. Rick will be reading his poetry and chatting with Bookstore1’s poetry champion Doug Knowlton. A Zoom poetry event.
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  • Craig Pittman Zoom Book Talk "The State You're In" All About Florida
    Nov 16, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
    Zoom Book Talk
    Investigative journalist Craig Pittman will join us for a Zoom book talk to chat about his new book "The State You're In: Florida Men, Florida Women, and Other Wildlife," a look at the wacky, wild world of Florida.
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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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Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 2pm

(941) 365-7900

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About Bookstore1Sarasota

Bookstore1Sarasota was opened in 2011 with one mission: to bring a high-quality independent bookstore to the Sarasota area. Our passion for the joy of books inspired us in the beginning and continues to drive us today. We offer a shopping experience curated with our customers in mind, and we are gratified by the long-term relationships we have built with those who have come through our door: patrons and authors alike. Pay us a visit and join our Bookstore1 family of readers.

 
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12 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

(941) 365-7900

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