Scott McCloud, Eisner and Harvey-award winner, the author of the essential guide Understanding Comics and the creator of the comic book series Zot!, appears at Books Inc. on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 7:00 PM discusses his latest masterpiece The Sculptor. With a Starred Review from Booklist and rave reviews from the likes of Neil Gaiman, fans won’t be disappointed with this unforgettable new work of stunning fiction.
Scott will be in converstaion with Robin Sloan, bestselling author of Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore.
601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
Evangeline Lilly signs her new children’s book at Books Inc. on Monday, November 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm!
From the award-winning star of Lost and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Titan Books brings you an enchanting and mischievious debut, The Squickerwonkers by Evangeline Lilly.
Books Inc. in The Marina very excitedly welcomes actress and author Evangeline Lilly in celebration of the first volume of this eccentric and visually stunning cautionary tale, The Squickerwonkers! Meet Selma of the Rin-Run Royals, a clever little girl who is spoiled to the core. One day Selma stumbles upon a band of colorful marionettes, and gets more than she bargained for. The remarkable Squickerwonkers of the fabulous Squickershow are about to teach Selma that she’ll not always get her way.
Please note: This event is free and open to the public. Priority in the signing line will be given to those with a Books Inc. receipt for The Squickerwonkers.
2251 Chestnut Street, San Francisco, CA 94123
Kazu Kibuishi celebrates the latest in his bestselling Amulet series, Amulet #6: Escape from Lucien–Navin and his classmates journey to Lucien, a city ravaged by war and plagued by mysterious creatures, where they search for a beacon essential to their fight against the Elf King. And Eisner Award-winner Raina Telgemeier celebrates the follow-up to the wildly popular Smile, Sisters–Raina can’t wait to be a big sister, but once Amara is born she realises things won’t be quite what she had expected. Despite Amara’s cuteness, she is a cranky, grouchy baby. Their relationship doesn’t improve much over the years but when their family starts to change, they realise they must figure out how to get along like real sisters.
Alameda Free Library
1550 Oak Street, Alameda CA 94501
JEFF KINNEY appears at Books Inc. on Friday November 15, 2013!
Please join us for a celebration of the biggest book of 2013 Diary of a Wimpy Kid book 8, Hard Luck! It releases on November 5, 2013, and we are thrilled to announce that Jeff Kinney will be at Books Inc. Opera Plaza to sign books on November 15th, 2013 at 5pm.
Please join us to meet Jeff and for special Hard luck activities which will start 1 hour before the book signing and run throughout it.
The event will be capped at 1000 people, so please be sure to get your book and tickets early as they will go fast.
Your ticket includes a copy of Diary of a Wimpy Kid #8 Hard Luck. Get tickets at the link!
Books Inc. Opera Plaza
601 Van Ness Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
Pablo Hidalgo and Stephen Sansweet sign at Books Inc for Star Wars Reads Day on Saturday October 5th at 7pm!
Join Books Inc. Opera Plaza for a celebration of the 2nd annual Star Wars Reads Day! Featuring content manager of starwars.com Pablo Hidalgo, author of Star Wars: The Essential Readers Companion, and Director of Content Management and head of fan relations in Lucasfilm’s Marketing Division Stephen Sansweet, author of Star Wars: The Ultimate Action Figure Collection. This celebration of all things Star Wars will also include trivia, giveaways, and more.
601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
Cartoonist Lucy Knisley tours the Bay Area with her new book Relish from April 12th till April 15th.
Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, and funny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe—many of them treasured family dishes, and a few of them Lucy’s original inventions.
Friday April 12, 2013 at 4:00 pm
140 Kentucky Street, Petaluma, CA 94952
Saturday April 13, 2013 at 3:00 pm
1760 4th Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
Sunday April 14, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Cartoon Art Museum
655 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Sunday April 14, 2013 at 3:00 pm
Berkeley Public Library
2090 Kittredge Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Monday April 15, 2013 at 6:00 pm
3885a Cesar Chavez Street · San Francisco, CA 94131
Timothy Zahn signs at Books Inc on Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 7pm!
Hugo award winning author Timothy Zahn takes us back to a galaxy far, far away for an adventure with Han Solo, Chewy, and Lando Calrissian in his latest book, Star Wars: Scoundrels. Plus, we are very excited to be welcoming the Golden Gate Garrison of the 501st Legion. Tim Zahn + Stormtroopers = Awesome!
For more information on the 501st legion visit: www.501st.com
301 Castro Street, Mountain View, CA
Raina Telgemeier, author of Drama, Doug TenNapel, author of Cardboard, and James Burks, author of Bird and Squirrel on the Run, speak at Books Inc on Monday September 10, 2012 from 7:00 – 9:00pm. Three graphic novel authors come together for a panel discussion on storytelling in this hugely popular medium.
3515 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94118
April 30, 2012 by Colin Solan
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Acclaimed cartoonist Alison Bechdel goes on a book tour of North America to promote her new graphic memoir, Are You My Mother?
Tuesday May 1, 2012
Barnes & Noble, 7pm
2289 Broadway @ 82nd Street, New York City, NY
Wednesday May 2, 2012
The Brattle Theatre, 6pm
40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA
Sponsored by the Harvard Bookstore
Thursday May 3, 2012
Free Library of Philadelphia, 7:30
1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA
Friday May 4, 2012
Politics & Prose, 7pm
5015 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC
Saturday May 5, 2012 Toronto
Toronto Comic Arts Festival
Sunday May 6, 2012
Left Bank Books, 4pm
321 N. 10th Street, St Louis, MO
Monday May 7, 2012
Boswell Book Co., 7pm
2559 N. Downer Ave, Milwaukee, WI
Tuesday May 8, 2012
Books Inc, 7pm
1760 Fourth Street, Berkeley, CA
Wednesday May 9, 2012
The Booksmith, 7:30
1644 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA
Thursday May 10, 2012
Los Angeles Public Library, 7pm
Format: On-stage interview with Deborah Vankin
Mark Taper Auditorium—Central Library
630 W. Fifth Street, Los Angeles, CA
Friday May 11, 2012
University Bookstore, 7pm
4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA
Saturday May 12, 2012
The Bagdad Theater, 5pm
3702 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR
Sponsored by Powell’s
Wednesday May 16, 2012
Swedish American Museum, 7:30pm
5211 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL
Sponsored by Women and Children First Bookstore
The amazing BARBARA EDEN visits the Castro on July 11th at 6pm to share her memoir Jeannie Out of the Bottle, in which she reflects on the challenges she has faced and how she has maintained her humor, optimism, and inimitable Jeannie magic throughout the roller-coaster ride of a truly memorable life.
Books Inc. in the Castro
2275 Market, Street San Francisco, CA