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Welcome to Bookstore1Sarasota

 
In the Heights: Finding Home
In the Heights: Finding Home

by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegría Hudes, Jeremy McCarter

Battle for the Big Top
Battle for the Big Top

by Les Standiford

Last Best Hope
Last Best Hope

by George Packer

American Cake
American Cake

by Anne Byrn

The Maidens
The Maidens

by Alex Michaelides

At the Chinese Table
At the Chinese Table

by Carolyn Phillips

 
 

Upcoming Events

  • "When the Stars Go Dark" Mysteries To Die For Book Club
    Jul 13, 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 "When the Stars Go Dark" by Paula McLain.
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  • Saved by a Song with Mary Gauthier
    Tue, Jul 13
    Zoom Author Visit
    Jul 13, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Author Visit
    From the Grammy-nominated folk singer and songwriter Mary Gauthier, an inspiring exploration of creativity and the redemptive power of song. In "Saved by a Song," Mary Gauthier pulls the curtain back on the artistry of songwriting.
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  • "Stranger By Night" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Jul 14
    Zoom Book Club
    Jul 14, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Book Club
    The Poetry Book Club led by Doug Knowlton. Meets online via Zoom. This month we are discussing "Stranger by Night" by Edward Hirsch.
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  • 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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  • 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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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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Our phones are open from:

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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