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225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
+13105769960 http://www.dieselbookstore.com/brentwood-info

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May 2018

Discussion and Book Signing: Cyrus Fairvar, “Habeas Data”

May 22 @ 6:30 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

Show me the data! Until the 21st century, just about all of our activities were private by default, public through effort; today anything that touches digital space has the potential (and likelihood) to remain somewhere online forever. That means all of the technologies that have made our lives easier, faster, better, more efficient have also simultaneously made it easier to keep an eye on our activities. In 10 crucial legal cases, Habeas Data explores the tools of surveillance that exist…

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Discussion and Book Signing: Janna King, “The Seasonaires”

May 24 @ 6:30 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

An idyllic Nantucket summer begins like a dream for Mia, a scrappy "Southie;" Presley, the gorgeous southern beauty queen; Cole, a quiet newcomer with startling eyes; Jade, the exotic daughter of a model and music mogul; J.P., the energetic young designer; and Grant, the playful party-boy. All six are working as seasonaires for the clothing brand Lyndon Wyld but like all things that look too good to be true, the darkness lurking underneath slowly rises to the surface. Genre: Mystery…

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Discussion and Book Signing: Fran Hawthorne, “The Heirs”

May 27 @ 3:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

After breaking her hip in a serious accident, Eleanor Ritter's mother, Rose, a Holocaust survivor now living in northern New Jersey, suddenly starts talking about her harrowing childhood in Poland and the taboo subjects she has refused to discuss for half a century -– even speaking in long-forgotten Polish. Around the same time, Eleanor learns that the parents of her nine-year-old son's soccer teammate, Tadek, are Catholics from Poland. Genre: Historical Fiction

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Discussion and Book Signing: Caeli Wolfson Widger, “Mother of Invention”

May 29 @ 6:30 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Caeli Wolfson Widger to the store to discuss and sign her new novel, Mother of Invention on Tuesday, May 29th at 6:30 pm. Joining her in conversation will be author Julia Fierro. Please note that this event will take place in the lower outdoor courtyard adjacent to our store. Meet Silicon Valley executive Tessa Callahan, a woman passionate about the power of technology to transform women's lives. Her company's latest invention, the Seahorse Solution,…

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Discussion and Book Signing: Sebastian Edwards, “American Default”

May 31 @ 6:30 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Sebastian Edwards to the store to discuss and sign American Default: The Untold Story of FDR, the Supreme Court, and the Battle Over Gold on Thursday, May 31st at 6:30 pm. Please note that this event will take place in the lower outdoor courtyard adjacent to our store. The American economy is strong in large part because nobody believes that America would ever default on its debt. Yet in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt did…

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June 2018

Discussion and Book Signing: Heather Turgeon and Julie Wright, “Now Say This”

June 3 @ 3:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Heather Turgeon and Julie Wright to the store to discuss and sign Now Say This: The Right Words to Solve Every Parenting Dilemma on Sunday, June 3rd at 3:00 pm. Please note that this event will take place in the lower outdoor courtyard adjacent to our store. A powerful new parenting book that gives parents the exact words to solve any sticky parenting situation! Genre: Nonfiction

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Discussion and Book Signing: Diane Leslie’s Book Group with Christina Lynch, “The Italian Party”

June 5 @ 5:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
$20

Diane Leslie's Book Group with Author meets to discuss Christina Lynch's novel The Italian Party on Tuesday, June 5th at 5pm. The best part? Christina Lynch will be joining in the discussion! Seating is limited and reservations are required for this event. There is a $20 fee, and you must purchase your copy of the book from DIESEL. Please contact Diane Leslie to reserve a spot. Newly married, Scottie and Michael are seduced by Tuscany's famous beauty, but the secrets…

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Discussion and Book Signing: Maria Hummel, “Still Lives”

June 12 @ 6:30 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Maria Hummel to the store to discuss and sign her new literary thriller Still Lives on Tuesday, June 12th at 6:30 pm. Please note that this event will take place in the lower outdoor courtyard adjacent to our store. Kim Lord is an avant-garde figure, feminist icon, and agent provocateur in the L.A. art scene. Her groundbreaking new exhibition Still Lives is comprised of self-portraits depicting herself as famous, murdered women--the Black Dahlia, Chandra…

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Discussion and Book Signing: Daniel J. Patinkin, “The Trigger”

June 24 @ 3:00 pm
DIESEL, A Bookstore, 225 26th St., Suite #33
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

DIESEL, A Bookstore in Brentwood welcomes Daniel J. Patinkin to the store to discuss and sign The Trigger: Narratives of the American Shooter on Sunday, June 24th at 3:00 pm. Please note that this event will take place in the lower outdoor courtyard adjacent to our store. Six moving profiles reveal the complex realities behind gun violence in the United States. These are the stories of the shooters. In South Carolina, a young man embarks on a life of crime…

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