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Barbara Bonner: Inspiring Courage Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Bree Loewen Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


Betsy Hartmann: The America Syndrome—Apocalypse, War and Our Call to Greatness Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Discover Special Collections: Lake Washington Ship Canal Readings & Talks

Central Library Downtown Free


Charles Johnson in Conversation with Garth Stein Readings & Talks

Third Place Books Ravenna Ravenna Free


Clarion West presents Kij Johnson Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


Robert Lopez and Sam Ligon Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Arundhati Roy Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5/$35


Doug Mack Readings & Talks

Third Place Books Seward Park Rainier Valley Free


Sgt Pepper at Fifty: Book Signing and Live Performance Readings & Talks

Easy Street Records West Seattle Free


Inye Wokoma in Conversation Readings & Talks

Northwest African American Museum Central District Free


Jess Arndt: Large Animals Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Richelle Mead Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


Tom Bair Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


An Evening with Bill Bradley & Dan Evans Readings & Talks

Benaroya Hall Downtown


CSI: Universe Readings & Talks

Peddler Brewing Company Ballard Free


Death Rattle Hum Readings & Talks

Vermillion Capitol Hill


Writers on the Fly Readings & Talks

Filson Flagship Store Sodo Free


Curtis Chen, Jason Hough Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


David Gessner: Ultimate Glory—Frisbee, Obsession, and My Wild Youth Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Football 360: An All Angles Look at the NFL Experience Sports & Recreation

Washington State History Museum Down South $5


Ijeoma and Ahamefule Oluo in Conversation Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


The "Ground Finale" Community & Civics

Town Hall First Hill Free


Tad Williams Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


Artist Talk: Whiting Tennis Art

Museum of Northwest Art Out of Town Free


Shining Our Light: Queer and Trans Muslim Showcase and Fundraiser Resistance & Solidarity

Gay City Capitol Hill $5-$15 Donation


Clarion West presents John Chu Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


David Hicks with Andrea Dunlop and Donna Miscolta Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


What the Griot Said Readings & Talks

Northwest African American Museum Central District Free


Elaine M. Hayes: Queen of Bebop—The Musical Lives of Sarah Vaughan Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free

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