Finding the best products at the best prices

September 12, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
You know her as the legendary retail hunter and author of the popular "Born to Shop" book series. Now Suzy Gershman is back with a new book, "Where to Buy the Best of Everything."

Suzy's shopping finds

John Derian serving set, $16.98 for 3 pieces, from Target Novato -- this is an exclusive, it's just on sale tomorrow. We've got a first look and its melamame so the kids can't break it.

Timbuk2 messenger bag, $85.

Armani skirt, $13, from Jeremy's -- South Park -- yes, it's damaged but...

Indian Springs spa treatment, it ain't mud baby, $25 and up.

Agraria of San Francisco scented tassel, named Tasselaire, $35 from Gumps.

Quartz crystal soap, $10, Woodlands market -- great gift item and who would think to look in a supermarket?

Serving bowl / centerpiece with copper metallic dapple from Trove, $39, Gillman Village Outlet Mall in Berkeley.

Book signing

Susy Gershman will be signing copies of her book "Where to Buy the Best of Everything" at Book Passage Corte Madera 7 p.m. on Friday, September 12. For more information about the book or Suzy Gershman's shopping tours go to suzygershman.com.

Buy the book on Amazon: Where to Buy the Best of Everything

About Suzy Gershman:
Suzy Gershman is an author, journalist and self-proclaimed Shopping Goddess. Best known for her Born to Shop series of travel guide books, Gershman also writes magazine articles and memoir, the most current of which - C'est la Vie - is available in a Penguin Paperback. Her book Where to Buy the Best of Everything was just published in mid-April.

Gershman was widowed in 2000 and moved to Paris, France where she lived for seven years. She sold her flat in Paris to re-locate part time in San Antonio, Texas, her childhood home, and part-time in San Diego, California. Suzy spends summers at her home in Provence and continues to travel: researching the Born to Shop guides, leading Born to Shop tours and working on revisions for Where to buy the Best of Everything, which will be updated every other year.

Gershman often travels with her miniature long hair dachshunds, Toffee and Junior.


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