• "Cool!" – Jay Leno, at Rock Store book-signing.

  • "Everything 101 is out and a must have," says Kent St. John, Senior Travel Editor of

    , and traveler extraordinaire, "

    Filled with info that makes you feel like an MIT grad or perhaps a stand-up comic."
  • Los Angeles Review of Books -- LARB Recommend
  • "Intriguing Trivia" -- Read about the book and author:  "an award-winning director, producer and photographer whose life reads like a Who’s Who of fun, intrigue, intellectual pursuit, romance and adventure."   Stephanie Bertholdo, The ACORN, July 28, 2011 

Hard Copies

Everything 101 is in Barnes and Noble stores now. If not, please ask the store manager “Why?” or “Why Not?” (Both are acceptable queries.) You can also order hard copies of the book online now by clicking HERE.


Whether or not you have a NOOK, you can order an e-book. It’s cheaper and can go wherever your cell phone or electronic reader or computer goes! Make your smart device even smarter!

Book Signings

If you would like to arrange for a book-signing party, write to


If you would like to consider being included in one of Sonne’s future anthologies of knowledge nuggets and “Wow, I didn’t know” morsel collections, please email her with the profound and silly at Please provide two sources to confirm your contribution and include how you would like to be listed in the acknowledgements.

Past Events:

Tastings of Knowledge & Treats - Page-a-Day Views with Gourmet Chocolate & Gelato all summer, 2011.

TIFA Chocolate and Gelato Shop
5013 Kanan Road
Agoura Hills, CA 91301

August 28, Book Signing, Noon - 1:30pm
Barnes & Noble - Calabasas
4735 Commons Way
Calabasas, CA 91105
(818) 222-0542

July 31, Book Signing, 10am - Noon 
The Rock Store
30354 Mulholland Highway
Cornell, CA 91301-3166
(818) 889-1311

July 24, Book Signing, 1pm - 3pm
Barnes & Noble - Pasadena
111 West Colorado Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
(626) 585-0362