15 East Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA   93101      805-962-3321
Monday – Saturday 10 AM – 6 PM Sundays 11 AM – 5 PM

What’s New?

In the Windows –


The Used Books window

The New Books window

New Hardcover Shelves –

Fiction

Non-fiction

New Paperback Tables –

Fiction

Non-fiction

 

Events


Wednesday,
October 1st, 6 PM

 

Join Jimmy Dore at Kimmie Dee’s monthly writing salon at:

Oreana Winery
205 Anacapa Street
Santa Barbara

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Jimmy Dore is the star of several Comedy Central specials, a writer/performer for the Off-Broadway hit “The Marijuana-Logues”, and the host of his own weekly radio show on KPFK 90.7 bringing you the latest in Pop and Politics. His new book is Your Country Is Just Not That Into You: How the Media, Wall Street, and Both Political Parties Keep on Screwing You—Even After You’ve Moved On.

A Q & A and book signing will follow the salon with the Book Den providing the books.

The writing salon is a place where people come to hear comedians, writers, and story tellers work out material, discuss writing and read stories. It happens the First Wednesday of every month at Oreana Winery.



Saturday,
October 4th, 2 PM

Booksigning for
Julia’s Magic Putter

 

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Join us at the Book Den, to celebrate the publication of Julia’s Magic Putter, a new children’s book by Santa Barbara author Page O’Brien Jasinski, illustrated by Peggy Lindt. Both the author and illustrator will be on hand to discuss the book and to sign copies.

Julia and her brother Jojo are frisky and fun-loving Labrador pups who love to play golf. Alas, Julia has lost her Magic Putter and cannot find it anywhere! Whatever will she do without her Magic Putter? Enjoy this heartwarming tale as Julia’s search leads her to the timeless truth that her magic lies within her.

Noteworthy

1st Thursday with Boxtales Theatre

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Boxtales Theatre Co. will be at The Book Den on 1st Thursday, October 2nd. Company member Matt Tavianini will be reading from stories and entertaining audiences from 5 – 8pm with readings at 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after the hour. The company will be celebrating its 20th anniversary with the Boxtales Theatre Festival, set for the Lobero Theatre, November 13 – 15. We’ll have discounted early bird tickets at The Book Den.

 
 

Book signing – Julia’s Magic Putter

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Saturday, October 4th, 2 PM

Join us at the Book Den, to celebrate the publication of Julia’s Magic Putter, a new children’s book by Santa Barbara author Page O’Brien Jasinski, illustrated by Peggy Lindt. Both the author and illustrator will be on hand to discuss the book and to sign copies.

Julia and her brother Jojo are frisky and fun-loving Labrador pups who love to play golf. Alas, Julia has lost her Magic Putter and cannot find it anywhere! Whatever will she do without her Magic Putter? Enjoy this heartwarming tale as Julia’s search leads her to the timeless truth that her magic lies within her.

 
 

On sale today

A busy week for new hardcover books, and new in paperback:

 

Just published in hardcover

 

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Perfidia
by James Elroy

 

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
by Sam Harris

 

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World Order
by Henry Kissinger

 

 

Just out in paperback

 

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The Bully Pulpit
by Doris Kearns Goodwin

 

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Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
by Reza Aslan

 

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The Redeemer
by Jo Nesbo

 

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A Permanent Member of the Family
by Russell Banks