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Upcoming Events
The Mindful Reading Zoom Book Club: "The Gifts of Imperfection"
Mon, Sep 28
Zoom Book Club
Sep 28, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Zoom Book Club
Our non-fiction Mindful Reading Zoom Book Club led by Roxanne Baker. Meets virtually via Zoom. This month we’re discussing "The Gifts of Imperfection : Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are" by Brené Brown.
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Colette Bancroft & Authors Ace Atkins and Danny Lopez Present "Tampa Bay Noir"
Tue, Sep 29
Zoom Author Visit
Sep 29, 6:00 PM EDT
Zoom Author Visit
Join Tampa Bay Times Reviewer and Book Editor Colette Bancroft and guest authors online for a discussion of the short story collection "Tampa Bay Noir."
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The Movie Lovers Zoom Book Club
Wed, Sep 30
Zoom Book Club
Sep 30, 6:00 PM EDT – Oct 28, 7:00 PM EDT
Zoom Book Club
Join Roxanne for the Movie Lovers Zoom Book Club. We will be meeting for two sessions, September 30th and October 28th at 6 p.m., to discuss acclaimed film Directors Charlie Kaufman's new comedic mammoth sized novel "Antkind" set in St. Augustine, Florida with optional film discussions.
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Journalist Craig Pittman's "Cat Tale" | Saving Florida Panthers
Fri, Oct 09
Zoom Book Talk
Oct 09, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Zoom Book Talk
Journalist Craig Pittman will join us for a Zoom Book Talk to chat about his book "Cat Tale: The Wild, Weird Battle to Save the Florida Panther."
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Out! with Miles McKenna. A Zoom Event for Teens!
Sat, Oct 10
Online Author Talk
Oct 10, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Online Author Talk
A Zoom Talk: Miles McKenna is an actor and social media icon known for his comedic voice and LGBTQ+ advice and activism.
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"The Plague of Doves" Mysteries to Die For Book Club
Tue, Oct 13
Zoom Book Club
Oct 13, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Zoom Book Club
The Mysteries to Die For Zoom Book Club led by Elsie Souza. This month we’re discussing "The Plague of Doves" by Louise Erdrich. "The Plague of Doves" is one of the major achievements of Louise Erdrich’s considerable oeuvre, a quintessentially American story and the most original of her books.
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"Black Mountain Poems" Zoom Poetry Book Club
Wed, Oct 14
Zoom Poetry Book Club
Oct 14, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
Zoom Poetry Book Club
The Poetry Zoom Book Club led by Doug Knowlton. Meets online via Zoom. This month we’re discussing "The Black Mountain Poems" edited by Jonathan C. Creasy.
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A Virtual Conversation with Senator Connie Mack and Governor Jeb Bush
Thu, Oct 15
Virtual Talk
Oct 15, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
Virtual Talk
A Virtual Conversation with Senator Connie Mack for his new memoir "Citizen Mack : Politics, an Honorable Calling," moderated by Governor Jeb Bush.
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A Virtual Poetry Reading with Rick Hilles and Danny Lawless
Fri, Oct 16
Zoom Poetry Reading
Oct 16, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
Zoom Poetry Reading
Rick Hilles and Danny Lawless join us for our first virtual poetry reading.
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Dr. Valerie Trouet | "Tree Story" | A Zoom Book Talk
Sun, Oct 18
Zoom Book Talk
Oct 18, 5:00 PM
Zoom Book Talk
Dr. Valerie Trouet, professor at the Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona, will talk about her captivating new book "Tree Story: The History of the World Written in Rings. "
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Celebrating Elena Ferrante with Ann Goldstein, Ferrante's translator, and Michael Reynolds, Editor in Chief of Europa
Tue, Oct 20
A Zoom Virtual Conversation
Oct 20, 7:00 PM EDT
A Zoom Virtual Conversation
We are excited to welcome Ann Goldstein, Ferrante's translator, and Michael Reynolds, Editor in Chief of Europa Editions, Ferrante's US publisher in a virtual conversation. With over 10 million copies of her Neapolitan novels sold in over 50 countries, Elena Ferrante is a global literary sensation.
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Reader Meet Writer for Kids • Jonathan Auxier, Kristen Miller, & Beth Ferry
Sat, Oct 24
Online Kids Event
Oct 24, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Online Kids Event
Jonathan Auxier/Willa the Wisp + Kristen Miller / Every Thing You Need to Know When You Are 8 + Beth Ferry/Fox & Rabbit Make Believe. A Zoom Event for Kids!
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The Next Stage: Writing Poems a Zoom Poetry Workshop | 4 Tuesdays at 6:00 Starting October 27
Tue, Oct 27
Online Poetry Workshop
Oct 27, 6:00 PM EDT – Nov 17, 8:00 PM EST
Online Poetry Workshop
Consider this workshop if you participated in our “Try Your Hand at Poetry Workshop,” or, you have been in other poetry workshops, have written poems for a few years, and you are open to feedback from fellow writers in order to improve your work.
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A Zoom Haunted Book Launch & Tarot Salon with Dr. Emily Carr & Guests
Fri, Oct 30
Zoom Book Launch and Tarot Salon
Oct 30, 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM EDT
Zoom Book Launch and Tarot Salon
A Zoom Haunted Book Launch & Virtual Tarot Salon with Dr. Emily Carr, Dr. Nick Clarkson & Dr. Avni Vyas!
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Herbert Woodward Martin Zoom Poetry Reading
Fri, Nov 06
Zoom Poetry Reading
Nov 06, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EST
Zoom Poetry Reading
Poet and scholar Herbert Woodward Martin will join us for a Zoom poetry reading and Q & A. He will be reading from his most recent collection of poems, "The Shape of Regret." Martin is nationally recognized as a Paul Lawrence Dunbar scholar, known for his readings of Dunbar’s poetry.
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"The Guest List" Mysteries to Die For Book Club
Tue, Nov 10
Zoom Book Club
Nov 10, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Zoom Book Club
The Mysteries to Die For Zoom Book Club led by Elsie Souza. Meets online via Zoom. This month we’re discussing "The Guest List" by Lucy Foley.
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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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