We are thrilled to host Meet & Greet events with authors frequently in our bookstore. We also offer our space to larger groups for lectures or workshops after hours with prearrangement. If you would like us to consider a certain occasion, please e-mail an overview of the proposed event to Cynthia at firstname.lastname@example.org with several potential dates.
Some of the other functions we have hosted include art demonstrations, musical concerts, lunch time discussion groups, collaborative community events and private groups or parties.
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Meet & Greet with Linda Sonrisa Jones, author of Romancing the Sur
March 10, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Romancing the Sur, tells of the passion it takes to embrace the chaos, impermanence and wild beauty of life on the Big Sur coast. Up a dirt road, on the ridge Henry Miller called home, you’ll find views of the lunar goddess, lupine blossom sorbet, and bathing in a claw-foot tub as condors soar above. There are also life-changing wildfires, sneaky rattlesnakes, and a host of marvelous eccentric characters with wisdom to share.
“Linda Sonrisa’s writing, like a car she once had, is convertible—she converts her experiences of Big Sur so that we get to step into her rural, effervescent life. She’ll take you for a spin in her red Miata along the highway’s tight curves, and you too will find that ‘everything is beautiful again.’ Get right up close to her experience of the transformation of fire into ash into gratitude. Here’s a writer who listens with such care that she can hear a friend’s sadness in a raven’s voice and his joy in singing finches. If we could all live our lives with such attention, the world would be a better place. If we could all write like this, wouldn’t that be something!” Patrice Vecchione, author, Step into Nature: Nurturing Imagination & Spirit in Everyday Life