author of WILD MIND: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche
Just as we can use maps of the world to get where we want to go, so too can we use maps of the mind to show us how to become who we were meant to be.
Spend the whole day exploring the landscape of the wild mind with Bill Plotkin as he takes us through soulcraft practices such as creative expression, solo exercises while wandering on the land, voice dialogue, journaling, and deep imagery.
The generous and gentle Bob Hass has titled his retrospective collection of brilliant essays and talks with a reference to a theme that always sets his work apart: the act of attention. The...
In 2012, John Liu presented his film, Hope in a Changing Climate as part of the Geography of Hope event series in Pt. Reyes, CA. Following the film, Liu gave this presentation, which included...
THINK LOCAL FIRST
Why shop locally?
When you shop at local businesses, like Point Reyes Books, you also support the local community.
Contributions to Local Nonprofits through Author Benefit Events past 10 years
Pt. Reyes Books $250,000
Number of Author Events Hosted in West Marin in 2012
Point Reyes Books: 46
Sales Tax Paid to the State of California to Support Education, Parks, Social Services in 2012
Independent Bookstores: $18.5 million
Point Reyes Books: Over $60,000
Number of Local Businesses Supported Through the Purchase of Goods and Services in 2012
Point Reyes Books: 35
The author of Clean: Overcoming Addiction and Ending America’s Greatest Tragedy, in conversation with Drs. Mike Witte and Eric Holmberg of the Coastal Health Alliance.Thursday, May 307:00pmPoint Reyes Presbyterian ChurchRSVP / Donation
Sheff’s book investigates America’s drug problem and the disease of addiction, calling them the greatest public health challenges of our time.
Writing Workshop and Craft TalkSaturday, June 19:00am - 5:00pmSheraton Sonoma County, Petaluma$197 - lunch included
Point Reyes Books is workshop bookseller.
A day-long workshop led by Kate Levinson, bookstore co-owner and author of Emotional Currency: A Woman´s Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with MoneySaturday, June 1510:00am - 4:30pmPoint Reyes Station$125
Whether you think you have enough money or too little, whether you “manage” your money or ignore it-underneath most people’s thoughts and behaviors are often powerful feelings about money. These feelings, usually ignored, can become valuable resources for navigating through our money lives when we give them proper attention.
Farmacology Author Daphne Miller, M.D.
In conversation with Marin Cheesemaker Marcia BarinagaSaturday, June 157:30pmToby's Feed Barn$15
Part clinician, part ecologist, and part anthropologist, Daphne Miller, M.D., approaches medicine with the idea that opportunities for health and healing are found not only in the medical system but in such unexpected places as home kitchens, school gardens, community organizations, spiritual centers, nature trails, and farms.
A Point Reyes Books Benefit for Heyday PressSaturday, June 296:00pmToby's Feed Barn$20 Event only | $100 Dinner (includes admission to event)
Just picture it! Malcolm Margolin, founder and executive director of Heyday, a nonprofit press devoted to California’s cultural and natural history, in conversation with Wendy Johnson, Buddhist meditation teacher, organic gardening mentor, and author of Gardening at the Dragon’s Gate.
6:00pm - Dinner
7:30pm - Event
Conversation with Rebecca Solnit and Michael LernerSunday, June 302:00pmCommonweal, BolinasFree event - reservations required
In her new book, The Faraway Nearby, a fitting companion to her much-loved A Field Guide to Getting Lost, Rebecca explores the ways we make our lives out of stories, and how we are connected by empathy, by narrative, by imagination.