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Welcome to Bookstore1Sarasota


Upcoming Events

  • Mar 05, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Zoom Author Talk
    A Zoom Author Talk with Musicologist Craig Wright about his book "The Hidden Habits of Genius: Beyond Talent, IQ, and Grit."
  • Sun, Mar 07
    Zoom Poetry Reading
    Mar 07, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    Zoom Poetry Reading
    PoetryMic is a series that presents an array of varied and talented poets. This month’s poets are Linda Albert, Mike Kozubek, Robin Rapaport and Linda Goodman Robiner.
  • Mar 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 The Searcher by Tana French.
  • Mar 10, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    Zoom Book Club
    The Poetry Book Club led by Doug Knowlton. Meets online via Zoom. This month we are discussing Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz.
  • Mar 11, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
    Zoom Poetry Reading
    Channeling Amanda Gorman: Featuring Richard Blanco, Jim Daniels, Rick Hilles and students of The Dragonfly Cafe. A Zoom Poetry Celebration.
  • Mar 17, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Author Visit
    Journalist and biologist Brad Balukjian joins us just in time for spring training to chat about his book "The Wax Pack: On the Open Road in Search of Baseball’s Afterlife." Balukjian will be in conversation with Bookstore1’s Event Manager and baseball fan, Elsie Souza.
  • Mar 22, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Zoom Book Club
    The Movie Lovers Book Club led by Roxanne Baker. Meets online via Zoom. This month we are discussing "A Bright Ray of Darkness," A Novel by Ethan Hawke.
  • Apr 05, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    Zoom Author Chat
    Bestselling author Zoe Fishman will be joining us on Zoom to chat about her haunting novel "Invisible as Air."

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Reading with Roxanne

Our Book Lovers' Podcast

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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Opening Hours

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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Contact Us

12 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

(941) 365-7900

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(941) 365-7900

(941) 365-7902

12 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA

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