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All Readings & Talks Events

Ad The Secret Garden at The 5th Avenue Theatre

Ad Can Can presents French Kiss playing February 10 through May 28

Rebekah Denn: Edible City Readings & Talks

Book Larder Fremont Free Admission

Robert J. Sternberg: Defying Convention—Understanding the Creative Mind Readings & Talks

Kane Hall University District Free

Stephan Pastis: Suit Your Selfie Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free

Timothy Zahn Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free

Vaddey Ratner Discusses Music of the Ghosts Readings & Talks

Central Library Downtown Free

Elisabeth Rosenthal Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5

Poetry on Buses Launch Party Readings & Talks

Moore Theatre Belltown Free

Scott Simon: My Cubs - A Love Story Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5

WWE Hall Of Famer Jake The Snake Roberts Readings & Talks

Tractor Tavern Ballard $25/$55

Easy Speak Seattle Music

Wedgwood Ale House Wedgwood

Think & Drink with Humanities Washington Readings & Talks

Naked City Brewery & Taphouse Greenwood

Designing the Amazon Spheres: Gardens Under Glass Readings & Talks

Pacific Science Center Seattle Center $5

Helen Oyeyemi Readings & Talks

Benaroya Hall Downtown $20-$80

Lesley Stahl with Tony Ventrella Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5

Stephen Tobolowsky: My Adventures with God Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $30

YWCA King County Luncheon: Women & Girls Rising Community & Civics

Washington State Convention & Trade Center Downtown Suggested Donation

Edible City Book Community Tour Readings & Talks

Third Place Books Lake Forest Park Out of Town Free

When Britannia Ruled the Northwest Readings & Talks

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum Downtown $10

Alex Daly Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5

An Evening with Anne Lamott Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill Sold Out

Local Voices Readings & Talks

Sorrento Hotel First Hill Free

A Good Trip with Shane Mauss Comedy

Laughs Comedy Club University District $15

Writers Cooperative of the Pacific Northwest Readings & Talks

University Book Store Mill Creek Out of Town Free

Kristin Adams: The Chicken Who Saved Us Readings & Talks

Happy Valley Grange Eastside

Matt Kirk: Thoughtful Machine Learning with Python Geek & Gaming

Ada's Technical Books Capitol Hill Free

Undoing Racism in Renton Community & Civics

Renton History Museum Down South $5

Zachary Mason: Void Star Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free

Lynda Mapes: Witness Tree Readings & Talks

Eagle Harbor Book Company Out of Town Free

Mary Lou Sanelli: A Woman Writing Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5

Mischa Willett: The Gates Reading Readings & Talks

Seattle Pacific University Art Center Gallery Queen Anne Free

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