LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Beamish Boy, by Albert DeSilver Saturday, October 13th, 2012 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera || www.bookpassage.com Come for adventurous and transformative tales from Albert DeSilver’s newest book, Beamish Boy (I am not my story): A Memoir of Recovery and Awakening. Albert tells tale of his travels, personal issues and experiences in this newest memoir of self-discovery and mis/adventure. Albert Flynn DeSilver is an internationally published poet, writer, speaker/trainer, publisher and writing coach. Albert served as Marin County’s first Poet Laureate from 2008-2010. His work has appeared in more than 100 literary journals worldwide including ZYZZYVA, New American Writing, Hanging Loose, Jubilat, Exquisite Corpse, Jacket (Australia), Poetry Kanto (Japan), Van Gogh’s Ear (France), and many others. He is the author, most recently of
LEFT COAST WRITERS Book Party: Nancy Bruning, Author of Nancercize: 101 Things to Do on a Park Bench Monday, October 8th, 2012 || 6pm Book Passage || Corte Madera 51 Tamal Vista Drive, Corte Madera ||www.bookpassage. Join us for an exciting and motivating evening with Nancy Bruning, author of Nancercize: 101 Things to Do on a Park Bench as well as more than 25 other books on the subject. We all sit too much and Nancy has the solution: Nancercize. (Yes it’s supposed to make you smile.) Nancy is also a member of the American Public Health Association, the Public Health Association of New York and the Author’s League along with holding the Chair of the Friends Committee for the Fort Tryon Park Trust. Nancy strives to make public parks more exercise-friendly and is an expert on workouts you can do in a public park and the benefits of working out in nature. Nancy is a personal trainer, group fitness instructor from NYC as well as a celebrated author and speaker. Her
LEFT COAST WRITERS LITERARY SALON: Nancy Bruning, author of more than 25 books on health and wellness Monday, October 1st, 2012 || 7pm Book Passage || Corte Madera 51 Tamal Vista Drive, Corte Madera ||www.bookpassage.com Writers, as you know, in our work we all sit too much and visiting author/trainer Nancy Bruning has the solution: Nancercize: 101 Things to Do on a Park Bench. (Yes it’s supposed to make you smile.) Learn more about fitness and personal health from Nancy. Nancy is a personal trainer, group fitness instructor from NYC as well as the author of over 25 books. Her latest book will show you how to get up and get out … how to use an ordinary park bench and other park features as the basis for a free, fun outdoor exercise experience. Nancy will give a demonstration designed to
LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK PARTY: The Scientific American Healthy Aging Brain: The Neuroscience of Making the Most of Your Mature Mind with Judith Horstman Monday, September 10, 6pm Book Passage || Ferry Plaza San Francisco || www.bookpassage.com Judith Horstman’s newest book, The Scientific American Healthy Aging Brain: The Neuroscience of Making the Most of Your Mature Mind, gives a realistic and encouraging overview of the well-aged brain and tips for staying healthy longer.
LEFT COAST WRITERS BOOK LAUNCH: Beyond Animal, Ego, and Time: The Human Odyssey with Jerry Parrick Saturday, September 8th, 2012 || 7pm Book Passage-Corte Madera|| 51 Tamal Vista Dr. Corte Madera ||www.bookpassage.com Who are we? Where did we come from? How did we get here? These are questions asked by religions worldwide and philosophers throughout time. Jerry Parrick synthesizes information on these subjects from many contemporary sources in an attempt to address these questions in his new book, Beyond Animal, Ego, and Time: The Human Odyssey. Come see Jerry on September 8th for talks about various hot topics including: the ozone hole, climate change, nuclear weaponry and synthetic biology.