The Other Change of Hobbit
A Science Fiction & Fantasy Bookstore
Past Events: 2010-2011
|7pm, Friday, March 25th, 2011:|
Seanan McGuire signed and read from her fourth October Daye urban fantasy novel, Late Eclipses (in paperback from DAW Books), and will sign copies of this and earlier novels in the series and her novel, Feed, published under the pen name "Mira Grant".
|3pm, Saturday, March 19th, 2011:|
Celebrating Imaginator Press' publication of a uniform edition of the five Ratha novels, Clare Bell, read and signed copies of the books, Ratha's Creature, Clan Ground, Ratha and Thistle-Chaser, Ratha's Challenge, and Ratha's Courage.
|6pm, Friday, February 11th, 2011:|
Anne Harris, who also writes as Pearl North and Jessica Freely, read and signed her Pearl North novels, Libyrinth and The Boy From Ilysies (from St Martin's).
|3:30-5:30pm, Sunday, December 12th, 2010: The Music of the Word/La Palabra Musical, organized by Avotcja Jiltonilro.
This Sunday, the guests will include Rose Mark (poet/educator) and Ronald Rosario (poeta/musico borincano).|
|4-6pm, Saturday, November 20th, 2010:|
Richard Kadrey reading and signing his second Sandman Slim urban fantasy, Kill the Dead (hardcover from Harper).
|6-8pm, Friday, November 19th, 2010:|
Dracula to Twilight: Changes in the Portrayal of Vampires: a conversation with Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and Sharon Russell, former Professor of Communications and Women's Studies at Indiana State University. The discussion will focus on the ever-changing vampire in literature and film.
|3:30-5:30pm, Sunday, October 24th, 2010: The Music of the Word/La Palabra Musical, organized by Avotcja Jiltonilro.
This Sunday, the guests will include devorah major (former S.F. Poet Laureate/Educator) and Muteado and Mark G (of Tres Santos).
|Saturday, October 23rd, 2010: A Very Special Event, [major fail, plans fell through].
|4-6pm, Sunday, October 17th, 2010: Canadian author and editor Claude Lalumière reading and signing his collection of twelve stories,
Objects of Worship (trade paperback from ChiZine Publications).|
|3:30-5:30pm, Sunday, October 10th, 2010: The Music of the Word/La Palabra Musical, organized by Avotcja Jiltonilro.
This Sunday, the guests will include Arnaldo Garcia (Poeta del Pueblo) and “Tiny” Lisa Gray-Garcia/Tony Robles (of Poor Magazine)
|3:30-5:30pm, Sunday, September 26th, 2010: The Music of the Word/La Palabra Musical, organized by Avotcja Jiltonilro.
This Sunday, the guests will include Filipino Artists and Writers (Edwin Lozada, Tony Robles, Barbara Reyes, AnnaBelle Udo and Oscar Peñaranda)
and Chokwadi (Poet/Dancer/Actress).
|5-7pm, Saturday, September 25th, 2010: Finally! Third time's the charm! Now that we're not in the middle of a move, we finally present Seanan McGuire reading and signing her third October Daye novel,
An Artificial Night, a Bay Area urban fantasy.|
|8-9:30pm, Monday, September 20th, 2010:
We hosted a reading of the first act only of
The Jade Stalk, a play in progress by
David Scott Marley, based on the novel by
Jonathan Fast. |
The play takes place in seventh-century China and is based loosely on historical people and events. It's a dark, sexy comedy about Empress Wu and a young, lowborn ... (more)swindler she takes a...s her lover and elevates to high rank.
|3:30-5:30pm, Sunday, September 12th, 2010: The Music of the Word/La Palabra Musical, organized by Avotcja Jiltonilro.
This Sunday, the guests will include Daphne Muse (Poet/Educator) and Javier Pacheco (Multi-Media Poet/Musician)|
|3:30-5:30pm, Sunday, August 22nd, 2010: The Music of the Word/La Palabra Musical, organized by Avotcja Jiltonilro.
This Sunday, the guests will be Tureeda Mikell (Storyteller/Medicine Woman) and Sevé Torres (Rice, Beans and Rhythm).|
|3-5pm, Saturday, August 14th, 2010: Cecelia Holland signed her latest historical novel,
The Secret Eleanor, a tale of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry d'Anjou.|
|3:30-5:30pm, Sunday, August 8th, 2010: With the closing of our neighbor Rebecca's Books, we take over the hosting of the semi-monthly poetry performance, The Music of the Word/La Palabra Musical, organized by Avotcja Jiltonilro. This Sunday, the guests will be Ras Mo (Poet/Drummer from Dominica), Akinde (Spoken Word Artist/Activist from Trinidad), with Hugh Humphrey (Trinidadian Percussionist Extraordinaire), and Mamacoatl (La border crossing Diosa), also Daniel Yaryan (Sci-Fi Fantasmagoric Poet)|
Ras Mo Moses
|noon, Tuesday, July 20th, 2010: Brian and Wendy Froud in their only East Bay appearance on their signing tour for The Heart of Faerie Oracle (Abrams). A follow-up to The Faeries' Oracle, this new publication features an all-new set of 68 oracle cards illustrated by Brian, accompanied by a guidebook written by Wendy.|
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The Other Change of Hobbit turns 33!
From 5-8pm, Thursday, May 27th, The Other Change of Hobbit celebrated 33 years of brick-and-mortar business in Berkeley. Come down and check out the new space.
(video taken 27 May, during the 33rd birthday party
(video taken 27 May by Danny Low: Sam discovers balloons while Trouble circles
Preview the space
(video taken 10 Mar during a meeting of the newly reformed Adeline-Alcatraz Merchants Association)
(video taken 7 Apr, with shelves being put up and drilling noise in background)
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