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  • The Gothic Library Presents "Treasure Island" Sat. 4.13 at 8, Sun. 4.14 at 5
    The Gothic Library Presents "Treasure Island" Sat. 4.13 at 8, Sun. 4.14 at 5
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Apr 13
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 13, 2024, 8:00 PM EDT – Apr 14, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Apr 13, 2024, 8:00 PM EDT – Apr 14, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Robert Louis Stevenson's Masterpiece Brought to Life by the Art of Live Radio Theatre. There are two performances of the Gothic Library. Choose your date when purchasing tickets.
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  • From Memory to Memoir
    From Memory to Memoir
    Sun, Apr 14
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Apr 14, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    So, you want to write a memoir? Join us for a conversation between author Herb Keyser and Bookstore1Sarasota's very own Georgia Court as they discuss the process of self-publishing a memoir from A-Z.
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  • Tertulia Latina: An Evening of Spanish Literature & Music
    Tertulia Latina: An Evening of Spanish Literature & Music
    Tue, Apr 16
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Apr 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    A "tertulia" is a social gathering with literary/artistic overtones, and this one is sure to be inspiring. Come hear from local Latin American authors as they share their work while accompanied by live instrumental guitar.
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  • "The Creative Act" Georgia's Occasional Book Club
    "The Creative Act" Georgia's Occasional Book Club
    Thu, Apr 18
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 18, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Apr 18, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Georgia’s Occasional Book Club is for those who would like to read the best non-fiction every once in a while. April’s selection is "The Creative Act: A Way of Being" from legendary music producer Rick Rubin, a master at helping people connect with the wellsprings of their creativity.
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  • "The Tropic of Cancer" Banned Book Club
    "The Tropic of Cancer" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Apr 23
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Apr 23, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
    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, April's pick "Tropic of Cancer." Now hailed as an American classic, Henry Miller's masterpiece, was banned as obscene in this country for twenty-seven years.
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  • Local Author Book Fair
    Local Author Book Fair
    Sat, Apr 27
    In the Breezeway Outside Bookstore1
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
    In the Breezeway Outside Bookstore1, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Apr 27, 2024, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
    In the Breezeway Outside Bookstore1, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Come meet 16 of our local authors on this special Saturday! Buy their books, have them signed, and support your local indie bookstore.
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  • From Page to Stage: Florida Studio Theatre's New Play Development
    From Page to Stage: Florida Studio Theatre's New Play Development
    Mon, Apr 29
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 29, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Apr 29, 2024, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Join us for a conversation that goes behind the scenes of Florida Studio Theatre's New Play Development program. FST's Literary Manager and Associate Artist, Catherine Randazzo, will lead this discussion that will take you deeper into the process of writing and developing work for the stage.
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  • "Wrong Norma" Poetry Book Club
    "Wrong Norma" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, May 08
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    May 08, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    May 08, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    This monthly book club is for those who like to read and discuss poetry. May’s selection is "Wrong Norma," acclaimed poet Anne Carson’s first original work since "Float" (2016).
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  • "The Kite Runner" Banned Book Club
    "The Kite Runner" Banned Book Club
    Tue, May 21
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota
    May 21, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    May 21, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    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, May’s pick is Khaled Hosseini’s acclaimed debut novel "The Kite Runner," a beautifully crafted novel set in a country that is in the process of being destroyed.
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  • "Change Your Life" Poetry Book Club
    "Change Your Life" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Jun 12
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jun 12, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Jun 12, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Poetry Book Club is led by Doug Knowlton. June’s selection is "Change Your Life," a new edition of Rainer Maria Rilke’s most essential work translated by acclaimed poet Martyn Crucefix.
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  • "This Book is Gay" Banned Book Club
    "This Book is Gay" Banned Book Club
    Tue, Jun 25
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Jun 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Jun 25, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Banned Book Club is led by Bryn Durgin. June’s pick is the bestselling young adult nonfiction book on sexuality and gender, "This Book is Gay" by Juno Dawson.
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  • "The Lights" Poetry Book Club
    "The Lights" Poetry Book Club
    Wed, Apr 10
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota
    Apr 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    Apr 10, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    In-Person Bookstore1Sarasota, 117 S Pineapple Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA
    The Poetry Book Club led by Doug Knowlton. Our selection for April is "The Lights" by Ben Lerner. A constellation of verse and prose, voice mails and vignettes, songs and felt silences, that brings the personal and the collective into startling relation.
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