Join Café Calacas as they host Rosario Chavarria Peña and author Susan V. Cashion as they sign and read from: “No Boots, A Personal Remembrance,” on Saturday, September 22nd 6:00 PM, at 324 W. Fourth St., in Santa Ana. Call 714.662.2002 if you have any questions. Continue reading
Amy Stewart Presentation & Book Signing on Sunday, October 8, 2011 – 12:00 pm, at the Heritage Museum of Orange County.
Join author Amy Stewart for a darkly comical look at the sinister side of our relationship with the insect world. In this talk based on her latest New York Times bestseller, Wicked Bugs, you’ll meet creatures that infest, infect, and generally wreak havoc on human affairs. From the world’s most painful hornet, to the flies that transmit deadly diseases, to millipedes that stop traffic, to the “bookworms” that devour libraries, to the Japanese beetles munching on your roses, Wicked Bugs delves into the extraordinary power of six and eight-legged creatures. It’s a mixture of history, science, murder, and intrigue that begins–but doesn’t end–in your own backyard. Continue reading
Dr. Alan Houston, a guest scholar of the exhibit “Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World,” and an internationally recognized award-winning political theorist, as well as a professor of political science & provost of Eleanor Roosevelt College, UCSD, is going to be speaking at the Bowers Museum, on the subject of Benjamin Franklin & the Politics of Improvement, on Saturday, February 5 at 1:30 p.m. The event will also include a nook signing at 3:00 p.m.
The cost for members of the Bowers is $12, and $15 for non-members.
Dr. Houston, renowned British and American scholar, gained international notoriety after a remarkable discovery of Benjamin Franklin letters which had not been seen in more than 250 years. Dr. Houston’s engaging lecture, based on his critically acclaimed book, explores Franklin’s thoughts on themes such as freedom, slavery, trade, and immigration, which are still relevant today.
The Bowers Museum is located at 2002 North Main Street, in Santa Ana. Call 714.567.3600 if you have any questions.
Meet author Don Jose Ruiz, who will discuss and sign his new book, “The Fifth Agreement,” at Librería Martinez Books and Art Gallery, on Wednesday, Dec. 15., from 7-9 p.m.
Librería Martinez Books and Art Gallery is located at 216 N. Broadway, Santa Ana.
Please note: Reservations with purchase of a book can guarantee a seat for this exciting event. CALL and order your book now…Don’t miss out! Call (714) 973-7900.
Former O.C. Register editorial writer Steven Greenhut signed copies of his new book, Plunder!, at the Barnes and Noble bookstore located across from the MainPlace Mall, in Santa Ana, on Thursday evening. Click here to read a column about this new book, by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.
A cameraman was there to record the book signing, for a feature which will play on C-SPAN in about a month. The publisher of Plunder!, Kira Fulks, was also there.
About forty of Greenhut’s fans showed up for the signing, including local bloggers Art Pedroza and Larry Gilbert of the Orange Juice blog. They were joined by bloggers Allan Bartlett, of Red County and the PowderBlue Report; Tony Bushala, of the Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog; former O.C. Register editorial writer John Seiler, who now has his own blog; and Jack Dean of the Pension Tsunami blog.
There were a few politicians there as well, including Republican congressional candidate Quang Pham; Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street; Anaheim City Council candidate Tom Tait; and Andrew Favor, who is running for State Controller as a Libertarian.
Mark Bucher, who is heading up a ballot measure campaign to stop unions from giving their member’s dues to political campaigns, was also there. Bucher wrote the foreword to Greenhut’s book and he introduced Greenhut tonight. Click here to visit the website for Bucher’s “Citizen Power” campaign.
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Join Martinez Books & Art Gallery tomorrow night for a Reading & Booksigning of “America Libre”, by Raul Ramos Y Sanchez.
In the midst of a lingering depression, the immigration crisis is reaching the boiling point. Legions of idle youths roam restlessly in the nation’s teeming barrios. Once peaceful immigration protests explode into rioting. Cities across the nation are in flames… Come in to hear more of this amazing story!!!
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