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SATURDAY • March 1 • 8:00AM

AWP Conference

AWP Conference

Washington State Convention Center 800 Convention Place

SATURDAY • March 1 • 11:00AM

StoryTime with Caitlin

U District store

Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments. StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 7. Call 206.634.3400 for details.

 

SATURDAY • March 1 • 6:00PM

Molly Antopol and Jamie Quatro

The Unamericans and I Want to Show You More (NORTON)

U District store

Two contemporary short story writers will be here to share their most compelling tales. Molly Antopol's The UnAmericans collects the stories that got her named one of the National Book ...  Read more

SATURDAY • March 1 • 6:00PM

Gina Frangello and Pam Houston

A Life in Men and Contents May Have Shifted (ALGONQUIN)

The Project Room, 1315 E Pine St, Seattle

Writer Gina Frangello's novel A Life in Men is a vivid, ambitious novel about a woman trying to reconcile a falling out with a friend she lost first to a ...  Read more

SUNDAY • March 2 • 3:00PM

Lyn Coffin, and Laz Slomowits on the work of Mohsen Emadi

A Cross Cultural Collaboration

U District store

The work of Mohsen Emadi, a poet in exile from Iran, will be featured with Lyn Coffin, his translator, and Laszlo Slomovits, who has set his poetry to music, in ...  Read more

SUNDAY • March 2 • 3:00PM

J.A. Jance

Moving Target: A Novel (SIMON & SCHUSTER)

Seattle Public Library, Montlake Branch, 2401 24th Avenue E

Best-selling author J.A. Jance reads from her new novel, Moving Target. When police academy-trained former reporter Ali Reynolds embarks on a trip to England with her longtime household assistant and ...  Read more

MONDAY • March 3 • 7:00PM

Angela Day

Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster (WASHINGTON STATE U PRESS)

U District store

When the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef, the devastation it caused stunned the world. Angela Day revisits that terrible environmental disaster 25 years later, reminding us of the ...  Read more

MONDAY • March 3 • 7:00PM

J.A. Jance

Moving Target (SIMON & SCHUSTER)

Mill Creek store

Best-selling author J.A. Jance reads from her new novel, Moving Target. When police academy-trained former reporter Ali Reynolds embarks on a trip to England with her longtime household assistant and ...  Read more

TUESDAY • March 4 • 11:00AM

StoryTime with Caitlin

U District store

Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books.

You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments.

StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 – 7.

 

TUESDAY • March 4 • 1:00PM

Book Bites Book Club

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabelle Wilkerson

Bellevue Store

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month at 1pm. Bring your lunch and talk books with us. Feed your body and your mind. Book club members save 20% when you purchase this title at our Bellevue store.

TUESDAY • March 4 • 7:00PM

Amy Hatvany

Safe With Me (SIMON & SCHUSTER)

Mill Creek store

After a fatal car accident, Hannah Scott's daughter's organs were used to save a teenage girl named Maddie. In Safe with Me, Scott befriends the family of that girl without ...  Read more

TUESDAY • March 4 • 7:00PM

Michio Kaku

The Future of the Mind (RANDOM HOUSE)

U District store

Best-selling author Michio Kaku—whose books Physics of the Impossible and Hyperspace brought mind-bending physics concepts to everyday readers—presents a tour of the cutting edge science of the brain. The stuff ...  Read more

TUESDAY • March 4 • 7:30PM

Svante Pääbo

Neanderthal Man: In Search of Lost Genomes (PERSEUS)

Town Hall Seattle, Downstairs, 1119 8th Avenue

Some know that humans are descended from the same mitochondrial Eve who lived 200,000 years ago, but few are aware that early humans mated with neanderthals. Geneticist Svante Pääbo has ...  Read more

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WEDNESDAY • March 5 • 11:00AM

StoryTime in Mill Creek

Mill Creek store

Join us at our Mill Creek store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments. StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3–7. Call 425.385.3530 for details.

 

WEDNESDAY • March 5 • 6:30PM

Dee Boersma

Penguins: Natural History and Conservation (UW PRESS)

UW Kane Hall, Room 120

WEDNESDAY • March 5 • 7:00PM

Sarah Chrisman

Victorian Secrets: What a Corset Taught Me about the Past, the Present, and Myself (SKY HORSE)

U District store

Though she had always loved Victorian history and culture, Sarah Chrisman had always been skeptical of the corset because of what she'd heard about how it affected the female body. ...  Read more

THURSDAY • March 6 • 11:00AM

StoryTime with Patrice

Renton store

Join us at our Renton store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books.

You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments.

StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 – 7.

 

THURSDAY • March 6 • 11:00AM

StoryTime with Andrea & Jenny

Bellevue Store

Join us at our Bellevue store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books.

You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments.

StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 – 7.

 

THURSDAY • March 6 • 6:30PM

Jayant Swamy

Colours in the Spectrum (LEADSTART)

Bellevue Store

A young man named Karan—once blessed with the gift to perceive the colored auras of the people around him so as to better understand them—returns to the Bangalore of his ...  Read more

THURSDAY • March 6 • 7:00PM

Jake Rosenfeld

What Unions No Longer Do (HARVARD U PRESS)

U District store

Labor unions once combated inequality in America, but now their place in our political landscape is in decline. University of Washington Associate Professor of Sociology Jake Rosenfeld looks at the ...  Read more

FRIDAY • March 7 • 6:30PM

Nancy Pearl Book Lust Rediscoveries Book Club

Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz

U District store

Join us for a discussion of a classic novel rediscovered by Seattle's Nancy Pearl.

FRIDAY • March 7 • 7:00PM

Michael Gruber

The Return

UW Suzzallo Library

Join University of Washington Libraries and UW Alumin Association for the Daniel and Ellen Blom Endowed Lecture with author Michael Gruber.

SATURDAY • March 8 • 11:00AM

StoryTime with Caitlin

U District store

Join us at our U District store for dramatic readings of the best in new and classic kids books. You bring the kids, and we'll provide the activities and refreshments. StoryTime for Kids is appropriate for ages 3 7. Call 206.634.3400 for details.

 

SATURDAY • March 8 • 11:00AM

Special Story Time with Dana Sullivan

Ozzie and the Art Contest

Bellevue Store

Dana Sullivan was the Creative Director at Costco Wholesale for 16 years until he realized he wasn't being all that creative, so he quit to become a full-time writer and ...  Read more

 

SATURDAY • March 8 • 12:00PM

Brandon Sanderson

Words of Radiance: Stormlight Archive Book 2 (TOR)

U District store

This is the second book in Brandon Sanderson's Stormlight Archive series. It continues the story set in motion when the Assassin in White killed a king on the eve of ...  Read more

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