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Welcome to Bookstore1Sarasota

 
The Viking Heart
The Viking Heart

by Arthur Herman

Billy Summers
Billy Summers

by Stephen King

The Turnout
The Turnout

by Megan Abbott

Breathe
Breathe

by Joyce Carol Oates

Songbirds
Songbirds

by Christy Lefteri

Putting it Together
Putting it Together

by James Lapine

 
 

Upcoming Events

  • The Next Stage: Writing Poems A Zoom Poetry Workshop: 5 Wednesdays at 6 PM
    Aug 04, 6:00 PM – Sep 01, 8:00 PM
    Zoom Writing Workshop
    Join us for our second Zoom poetry workshop, The Next Stage: Writing Poems led by Bookstore1’s Poet-in-Residence, Doug Knowlton. There will be five Zoom sessions: Wednesdays at 6:00 pm: August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1st. Consider this workshop if you participated in our “Try Your Hand at Poetr
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  • "The Cellist" Mysteries to Die For Book Club
    Aug 10, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Zoom Book Club
    The Mysteries to Die For Book Club led by Elsie Souza. Meets online via Zoom. This month we are discussing "The Cellist" by Daniel Silva.
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  • Meg Lowman Book Launch "The Arbornaut"
    Tue, Aug 10
    Zoom Book Launch
    Aug 10, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Book Launch
    Meg Lowman, biologist, educator, ecologist, writer, editor, public speaker, and Sarasota native, joins us on Zoom to launch her most recent book "The Arbornaut: A Life Discovering the Eighth Continent in the Trees Above Us."
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  •  "Orion’s Belt at the End of the Drive" Poetry Book Club
    Aug 11, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    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. The first selection is Pat Owen’s "Orion’s Belt at the End of the Drive." Pat will be joining us for the book club discussion.
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  • Alexander Lobrano Food Writer "My Place at the Table" Author Chat
    Aug 19, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Author Chat
    James Beard Award–winning food writer Alexander Lobrano joins us on Zoom to talk about his memoir "My Place at the Table: A Recipe for a Delicious Life in Paris."
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  • "Water Dreaming" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Sep 08
    Zoom Book Club
    Sep 08, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    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 we are discussing Deirdre Callanan’s "Water Dreaming."
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  • Margaret Renkl "Graceland, At Last" A Reader Meet Writer Book Talk
    Sep 16, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Book Talk
    Margaret Renkl, author of "Late Migrations" and a columnist for the New York Times, will be in conversation with bestselling author Wiley Cash. They'll discuss Renkl's new book, "Graceland, At Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South."
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  • "Charting the Lost Continent" Poetry Book Club
    Oct 13, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    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 we are discussing Linda Albert’s "Charting the Lost Continent: Poetry and Other Discoveries."
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Sunday: 10am - 2pm

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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

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