Moves

Bookstore1 Sarasota Is Moving to The Mark

The new store's official opening date has not been announced yet.

08/26/2021 By Staff

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

A virtual play fest, treetops talk, summer movies and more.

08/05/2021 By Kay Kipling

Bird's Eye View

Ecologist Meg Lowman Will Discuss New Memoir at Bookstore1

Global pioneer in forest canopy ecology, author and speaker Meg Lowman, aka "Canopy Meg," will be talking about her new memoir, "The Arbornaut," next week.

08/03/2021 By Allison Forsyth

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: Oct. 15-21

New art shows at Ringling College, outdoor, indoor and virtual concerts, a Zoom book chat and more.

10/15/2020 By Kay Kipling

Translator, traitor

Elena Ferrante's Translator Discusses the Difficult Work of Bringing Italian Fiction to English Readers

Ann Goldstein, who has translated all of Ferrante's novels, including her newest, "The Lying Life of Adults," is participating in a Bookstore1Sarasota Zoom event on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

09/22/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota Sept. 3-9

The launch of a memoir at Bookstore1Sarasota, new art exhibitions, saying goodbye to the Players' longtime home, and more.

09/03/2020 By Kay Kipling

Reader's Delight

Sarasota's Oldest Bookstore Fights For Its Future

Brant's Used Books owner Barbara Barone on the beloved bookstore's past—and what happens next.

08/05/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota: July 23-29

Water sports at Nathan Benderson Park, the finale of Asolo Rep’s "Making Musicals," talks with artists and authors, and more.

07/23/2020 By Kay Kipling

It's Lit

Bookstore1 Sarasota Wants to Celebrate Walt Whitman's 200th Birthday With You

The local bookstore's staff will be reading Whitman's seminal Leaves of Grass aloud tomorrow—all day along.

05/30/2019 By Giulia Heyward

Preview

Cartoonist Cathy Guisewite Visits to Sign New Book of Essays

The "Cathy" creator has long had a connection to Sarasota: her parents.

04/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

Found in Translation

Meet Jay Rubin, the Translator Who Helped Introduce Haruki Murakami to America

Rubin is coming to Sarasota on Sunday, Dec. 9, to discuss his new anthology, "The Penguin Book of Japanese Short Stories."

11/15/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Adventures in Reading

Move Over, Amazon—Sarasota's Got Several Great Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores

These local shops help book lovers get their fix.

05/30/2018 By Kay Kipling and Allison Forsyth

Adventures in Reading

How to Run a Great Book Club

Bookstore1 event manager and book club leader Elsie Souza’s tried-and-true tips.

05/30/2018 By Megan McDonald

Adventures in Reading

Uncovering the Rare Treasures at A. Parker's Book Bazaar

Owner Gary Hurst's downtown Sarasota book shop is home to more than 70,000 books—plus a collection of rare artifacts and collectibles.

05/29/2018 By Isaac Eger

Preview

Feel the Beat at the Sixth Annual PoetryLife Weekend

The event welcomes both established and aspiring poets to Florida Studio Theatre.

04/18/2017 By Kay Kipling

Retail

Sarasota Bookstore Moving

Downtown's Bookstore1Sarasota is moving down the street.

02/02/2017 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Dec. 29-Jan. 4

The Moscow Ballet Nutcracker, last chance for the Asolo Rep’s Guys and Dolls, Jungle Jack Hanna and more.

12/29/2016 Photography by Ilene Denton

Meat Me

Renowned Cookbook Author Visits Sarasota

Love cured meat and literary fiction? Michael Ruhlman's talk Friday evening at Bookstore 1 is right up your alley.

04/05/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Fashion and Beauty Finds for February 2015

Genius looks and loot from style blogger and fashion editor Heather Dunhill.

01/30/2015 By Heather Dunhill

Article

Exactly What to Do in Sarasota on Saturday Nights

When the sun starts to set, the action heats up at four fun weekend hotspots.

12/30/2014 By Hannah Wallace