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  • Bookstore1 PoetryMic with Linda Goodman Robiner & Tanya Young
    Dec 04, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Our free PoetryMic series introduces you to a varied group of talented poets that live in and around Sarasota. But you never know what visiting, well-known poets may drop by the loft! This month's poets are Linda Goodman Robiner & Tanya Young.
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  • We Refuse to be Enemies Special Edition Book Club & Virtual Author Visit
    Dec 07, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Join us for this special book club to discuss "We Refuse to Be Enemies: How Muslims and Jews Can Make Peace, One Friendship at a Time" with authors Sabeeha Rehman and Walter Ruby (who will be appearing virtually), as well as the owner of Bookstore1Sarasota, Georgia Court.
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  • "The Maltese Falcon" Mysteries to Die For Vintage Edition
    Tue, Dec 13
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Dec 13, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Elsie Souza is dedicated to reading vintage mystery novels. December’s pick is "The Maltese Falcon," a coolly glittering gem of detective fiction that has haunted three generations of readers, from one of the greatest mystery writers of all time.
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  • "Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History " Banned Book Club
    Dec 13, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    "Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History" is a Pulitzer Prize Winner and "the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust" (Wall Street Journal).
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  • "A Psalm for the Wild-Built" Short and Satisfying Book Club
    Dec 14, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Short and Satisfying Book Club is for those looking for a shorter read that is ripe for discussion. December’s selection is "A Psalm for the Wild-Built," bestselling author Becky Chambers' delightful Monk and Robot novel which gives us hope for the future. Winner of the Hugo Award.
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  • "Frank: Sonnets" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Dec 14
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Dec 14, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. It celebrates the integral role of poets and poetry in life and literature. December's selection is "Frank: Sonnets" by Diane Seuss, winner of the 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.
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  • "Man v. Nature" Short Story Book Club
    Wed, Jan 04
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jan 04, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading collections of short stories, January's pick is "Man v. Nature," Diane Cook’s refreshingly imaginative, daring debut collection of stories that illuminates with audacious wit the complexity of human behavior.
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  • Bookstore1 January PoetryMic with Linda Albert and Judy Benfari
    Jan 08, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Our free PoetryMic series introduces you to a varied group of talented poets that live in and around Sarasota. But you never know what visiting, well-known poets may drop by the loft! This month's poets are Linda Albert and Judy Benfari.
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  • "The Chill" Mysteries to Die For Vintage Edition Book Club
    Tue, Jan 10
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jan 10, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Elsie Souza is dedicated to reading vintage mystery novels. January’s pick is "The Chill," Ross Macdonald's eleventh Lew Archer novel, published by Alfred A. Knopf in their Borzoi series in 1964.
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  • "Against Silence" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Jan 11
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jan 11, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Doug is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. January’s selection is "Against Silence" by Frank Bidart. An urgent new collection from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.
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  • "A Short History of Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce" Short and Satisfying Book Club
    Jan 18, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Short and Satisfying Book Club is for those looking for a shorter read that is ripe for discussion. January’s selection, "A Short History of Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce" by Massimo Montanari.
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  • "Slaughterhouse-Five" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Jan 24
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jan 24, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading and protecting the most important and threatened books for our generation, January's pick is Kurt Vonnegut’s masterpiece "Slaughterhouse-Five," “a desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century.”
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  • "Milk Blood Heat" Short Story Book Club
    Wed, Feb 01
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 01, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading collections of short stories, February's pick is "Milk Blood Heat," a livewire debut from Florida author Dantiel W. Moniz, one of the most exciting discoveries in today’s literary landscape.
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  • "Balladz" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Feb 08
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 08, 2023, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    February’s Poetry Book Club selection is "Balladz" by Sharon Olds, the Pulitzer Prize and T. S. Eliot Prize for Poetry winner, called “a poet for these times, a powerful woman who won't back down (San Francisco Chronicle).”
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  • "Out" Mysteries to Die For Vintage Edition
    Tue, Feb 14
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 14, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club led by Elsie Souza is dedicated to reading vintage mystery novels. February’s pick is "Out" by Natsuo Kirino, at once a masterpiece of literary suspense and a pitch-black comedy of gender warfare.
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  • "Home" Short and Satisfying Book Club
    Wed, Feb 15
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 15, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Short and Satisfying Book Club is for those looking for a shorter read that is ripe for discussion. February’s selection is "Home" by Toni Morrison, the acclaimed Nobel Prize winner. "Home" is an emotional powerhouse of a novel.
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  • "The Hate U Give" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Feb 21
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Feb 21, 2023, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
    In Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    In this monthly book club dedicated to reading and protecting the most important and threatened books for our generation, February’s pick is Angie Thomas’ "The Hate U Give" a “stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel that will be remembered as a classic of our time (John Green).”
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  • Poetry Writing Workshops with Martín Espada and Patricia Jabbeh Wesley
    Mar 11, 2023, 8:30 AM EST – Mar 13, 2023, 8:30 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    As part of our Sarasota PoetryLife Festival, join either Martín Espada or Patricia Jabbeh Wesley as they offer small-group workshops with a one-on-one conference. Registration deadline: Wednesday, February 15, 2023.
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