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Neil Patrick Harris coming to Santa Cruz in October

September 22, 2014
Neil Patrick Harris coming to Santa Cruz in October

It’s going to be legen……wait for it…… DARY! Neil Patrick Harris is coming to Santa Cruz in October to read from his new book, “Choose Your Own Autobiography.” The one-time Doogie Howser star has kind of blown up in the past several years and Bookshop Santa Cruz isn’t taking any chances with his appearance. He’ll…

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Bookshop Santa Cruz gets grant from author James Patterson

February 20, 2014

Bookshop Santa Cruz is receiving a grant from bestselling author James Patterson. Patterson, best known for his Alex Cross detective series, announced he’s giving $1 million to independent bookstores around the country, including our own Bookshop Santa Cruz. “Every day, booksellers are out there saving our country’s literature,” Patterson told the San Francisco Chronicle.  “The…

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Former child soldier Ishmael Beah to speak in Santa Cruz Friday

January 16, 2014

Ishmael Beah grew up as a child soldier in the Sierra Leone civil war in Western Africa and later wrote a bestselling book about the horrors he endured, titled “A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier.” He has since become a UNICEF ambassador and Advocate for Children Affected by War and has been…

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The New Cruz with Kirby Scudder

September 24, 2013
The New Cruz with Kirby Scudder

Artist, writer, radio host and Santa Cruz resident Kirby Scudder is a major cheerleader for the local arts scene and he’s got a new book out that explores the way the local arts community has changed in the past decade. Says Scudder in a blog post on the Muse Santa Cruz: “In many ways, my…

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Michael Pollan to speak at Santa Cruz High

May 22, 2013
Michael Pollan to speak at Santa Cruz High

UC Berkeley journalism faculty member, best-selling author and foodie guru Michael Pollan has a new book out and he’s coming to Santa Cruz on June 18th to promote it. Pollan’s latest book, “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation,” puts the focus on the author’s own kitchen as he explores the role of the four classical…

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