Author Appearance

Gemini Ink at The Twig: Carrie Fountain and David Liss Reading

Join us for two of the finest writers Texas has to offer on Oct. 16, 2015 at 6:30pm. Poet Carrie Fountain and novelist David Liss will perform their work at the beautiful Twig Book Shop at the Pearl. Light reception and book signing to follow. Books by both authors will be available for purchase.

Instant Winner: Poems (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143126638
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Published: Penguin Books - September 30th, 2014

A moving, authentic exploration of spirituality and the domestic from a prize-winning poet


Burn Lake (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143117711
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Published: Penguin Books - May 25th, 2010

Selected for the 2009 National Poetry Series by Natasha Trethewey


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$17.99
ISBN: 9781481417792
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - August 25th, 2015

A science fiction superfan finds himself on his very own space adventure when he’s randomly selected to join an alien confederacy in this hilarious middle grade debut novel.

Zeke Reynolds comes from a long line of proud science fiction geeks. He knows his games, comics, movies, and TV shows like Captain Kirk knows the starship Enterprise.


The Day of Atonement Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781400068975
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Published: Random House - September 23rd, 2014

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LIBRARY JOURNAL


The Twelfth Enchantment: A Novel Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780345520180
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Published: Ballantine Books - May 29th, 2012

Lucy Derrick is a young woman of good breeding and poor finances. After the death of her beloved father, she becomes the unwanted boarder of her tyrannical uncle, fending off marriage to a local mill owner.


Cappy Lawton & Chris Waters Dunn, Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex

Cappy Lawton & Chris Waters Dunn

Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex

Saturday, November 14th 2015

11:00-1:00 pm

 

Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781595347510
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Trinity University Press - October 20th, 2015

Enchiladas: Aztec to Tex-Mex is an in-depth exploration of one of Mexico's most historic and popular foods. Illustrated with sumptuous photography, the book showcases more than sixty traditional and contemporary recipes for enchiladas, as well as recipes for the salsas, salads, and sides that accompany them.


Deborah A. Harris & Patti Giuffre, Taking the Heat Women Chefs and Gender Inequality in the Professional Kitchen

Taking the Heat 

Deborah A. Harris & Patti Giuffre

Thursday, October 15th 2015

6:00-8:00 pm 

   

Taking the Heat: Women Chefs and Gender Inequality in the Professional Kitchen Cover Image
$19.57
ISBN: 9780813571256
Availability: Usually Ships in to Twig 1-5 Days
Published: Rutgers University Press - May 20th, 2015

A number of recent books, magazines, and television programs have emerged that promise to take viewers inside the exciting world of professional chefs. While media suggest that the occupation is undergoing a transformation, one thing remains clear: being a chef is a decidedly male-dominated job.


Catherine Madison, The War Came Home With Him: A Daughter's Memoir

Catherine Madison

The War Came Home With Him

Wednesday, November 4th 2015

6:00-8:00 pm

 

The War Came Home with Him: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780816698776
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Published: University of Minnesota Press - September 1st, 2015

During his years as a POW in North Korea, "Doc" Boysen endured hardships he never intended to pass along, especially to his family. Men who refused to eat starved; his children would clean their plates. Men who were weak died; his children would develop character. They would also learn to fear their father, the hero.


Kenneth Hafertepe, A Guide to the Historic Buildings Fredericksburg and Gillespie County

Kenneth Hafertepe

A Guide to the Historic Buildings Fredericksburg and Gillespie County

Saturday, October 17th 2015

11:00-1:00 pm

 

A Guide to the Historic Buildings of Fredericksburg and Gillespie County Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781623492724
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Published: Texas A&M University Press - May 27th, 2015

This richly illustrated book tracks the evolution of Fredericksburg architecture and guides readers through the streets of this once-westernmost German settlement in America, pointing out the log, fachwerk, and stone buildings that housed the town’s full-time residents, its weekenders, and the businesses of the nineteenth century.

Abundant with details uncovered by Haferte


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