Reading Allowed

Sunday • December 16 • 1pm

Kids Books, The Book Shop

Help us celebrate the 25 Days of Grinch-mas with the Grinch himself. At the Special StoryTime, we'll read the Seuss classic and host a visit from the great, reformed anti-Christmas ...  Read more


Patrick Melrose by Edward St. Aubyn

Monday • December 17 • 6pm

U District store

Join Nick's Picks book club for a lively discussion of this month's book!

All five short novels of the Patrick Melrose cycle are now in one volume (and a five-part Showtime mini-series with Benedict Cumberbatch).

You think a novel thats 857 pages long is going to have a serious length problem. It doesnt. The pages of this spellbinding book fly past.

You think you'll be horrified and repulsed by the subject matter: child rape and heroin addiction, infidelity and disinheritance among the super-rich. But you cant stop laughing.

Edward St Aubyns gorgeously literate style, his hilarious metaphors, his fearless writing and compulsively addicting storytelling, come together perfectly in this scathing satire of the human race when it gets its hands on too much money.

Book club members, save 20% when you purchase this title at our U District store.

Wednesday • December 19 • 11am

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 toddler to preschool age children. Call 425.385.3530 for details.


Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard

Saturday • December 22 • 3pm

U District store

Join Paul Dorpat and Jean Sherrard for an illustrated talk on their new book Seattle Now & Then: The Historic Hundred!
Public historian Paul Dorpats popular column Seattle Now and ...  Read more

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