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Off Site Event: ULI/SA Leadership Luncheon - Walkable City with Jeff Speck

The Twig Book Shop will be selling books for The ULI/SA Leadershop Luncheon featuring Jeff Speck.

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Walkable City: How Downtown Can Save America, One Step at a Time Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780865477728
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Published: North Point Press - November 12th, 2013

"Timely and important, a delightful, insightful, irreverent work . . . Should be required reading." —The Christian Science Monitor

A Best Book of the Year according to Planetizen and the American Society of Landscape Architects


Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places Cover Image
$44.80
ISBN: 9781610918985
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Published: Island Press - October 15th, 2018

“Cities are the future of the human race, and Jeff Speck knows how to make them work.”
 —David Owen, staff writer at the New Yorker
  
Nearly every US city would like to be more walkable—for reasons of health, wealth, and the environment—yet few are taking the proper steps to get there.


Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780865477506
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Published: North Point Press - September 14th, 2010

For a decade, Suburban Nation has given voice to a growing movement in North America to put an end to suburban sprawl and replace the last century's automobile-based settlement patterns with a return to more traditional planning.


Off Site Event: The Minimalists at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club

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Love People, Use Things: Because the Opposite Never Works Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781250236517
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Published: Celadon Books - July 13th, 2021

**THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**

"The Minimalists show you how to disconnect from our conditioned material state and reconnect to our true essence: love people and use things. This is not a book about how to live with less, but about how to live more deeply and more fully."


Off Site Event: Inkstravaganza Honoring Gregg Barrios

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Rebel with a Cause: A Celebration of the Literary Life of Gregg Barrios

La Causa (Hansen Poetry) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781601825001
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Published: Hansen Publishing Group, LLC - October 11th, 2010

Gregg Barrios latest collection of poems La Causa is a fascinating interplay of the eras, voices, and regions of AztlAn, all in a simultaneous dialogue with each other. La Causa is an evolution in time, maturity, political sophistication, and expectation an invaluable document to any artistic or historical study of the soul of El Movimiento.


Rancho Pancho Cover Image
By Gregg Barrios, David Kaplan (Foreword by)
$11.95
ISBN: 9781601823311
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Published: Hansen Publishing Group, LLC - May 1st, 2009

RANCHO PANCHO, a two-act play, explores the turbulent and passionate relationship between playwright Tennessee Williams and lover Pancho Rodriguez, who inspired the character of Stanley Kowalski in A Street Car Named Desire.


I-DJ Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9781601823274
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Published: Hansen Publishing Group, LLC - November 25th, 2015

Gregg Barrios captures the heady times of living and loving in Los Angeles in the 1980s in his play I-DJ. The play is a coming of age story of a gay Mexican-American dance club DJ Amado Guerrero Paz (aka Warren Peace). This two-act play takes place in one evening even though the story covers the decades of the 1960s to the '80s.


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: An Evening with Laura Arnold Leibman, author of The Art of the Jewish Family: A History of Women in Early New York in Five Objects

Laura Arnold Leibman |

The Art of the Jewish Family: A History of Women in Early New York in Five Objects (Bard Graduate Center - Cultural Histories of the Material World) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781941792209
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Published: Bard Graduate Center - May 22nd, 2020

In The Art of the Jewish Family, Laura Arnold Leibman examines five objects owned by a diverse group of Jewish women who all lived in New York in the years between 1750 and 1850: a letter from impoverished Hannah Louzada seeking assistance; a set of silver cups owned by Reyna Levy Moses; an ivory miniature owned by Sarah Brandon Moses, who was born enslaved and became one of the wealthiest


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: An Evening with Jori Epstein, author of The Upstander: How Surviving the Holocaust Sparked Max Glauben’s Mission to Dismantle Hate

The Upstander: How Surviving the Holocaust Sparked Max Glauben's Mission to Dismantle Hate Cover Image
By Jori Epstein, Michael Berenbaum (Foreword by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781642937848
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Published: Post Hill Press - March 30th, 2021

Holocaust survivor Max Glauben is on a mission—to outlast hate, to preserve memory, and to compel the world to embrace tolerance.

The stench of decay pierced the air aboard the boxcar of trapped Jews.


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: An Afternoon with Laura Kumin, author of All Stirred Up: Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women’s Right to Vote

All Stirred Up: Suffrage Cookbooks, Food, and the Battle for Women's Right to Vote Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781643134529
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Published: Pegasus Books - August 4th, 2020

In honor of the centenary of the 19th amendment, a delectable new book that reveals a new side to the history of the suffrage movement.

We all likely conjure up a similar image of the women’s suffrage movement: picket signs, red carnations, militant marches through the streets.


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: An Evening with Annabelle Gurwitch, author of You’re Leaving When? Adventures in Downward Mobility

Annabelle Gurwitch | You’re Leaving When? Adventures in Downward Mobility

You're Leaving When?: Adventures in Downward Mobility Cover Image
$36.40
ISBN: 9781640094475
Availability: Special Order
Published: Counterpoint - March 2nd, 2021

"In this surprisingly upbeat memoir, Annabelle Gurwitch writes about the financial curveballs that can hit you in midlife . . . Somehow, Ms. Gurwitch manages to find humor in these setbacks.


Off Site Event: JCC Author Speaker Series: An Evening with Brad Aronson, author of HumanKind: Changing the World One Small Act at a Time

Brad Aronson |

Humankind: Changing the World One Small Act at a Time Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781928055631
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Published: Lifetree - April 14th, 2020

This Wall Street Journal and USA Today bestseller is filled with true stories about how one small deed can make a world of difference. "Elegant and wise" (Deepak Chopra). "The most uplifting and life-affirming book in years" (Forbes).


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