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All Readings & Talks Events

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


Ad Tim Smith-Stewart/Jeffrey Azevedo: "Waiting for Oblivion"


George Saunders Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $35/$40


Julian Agyeman Readings & Talks

Kane Hall University District Free


Braden Abraham in Conversation With Kristin Leahey and Scott Magelssen Readings & Talks

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum Downtown $5


Contagious Exchanges Readings & Talks

Hugo House First Hill First Hill Free


Daniel Pinchbeck Readings & Talks

University Book Store University District Free


David Williams: Seattle Walks Readings & Talks

Central Library Downtown Free


Patricia McConnell Readings & Talks

Third Place Books Lake Forest Park Out of Town Free


Ben Fountain Readings & Talks

Benaroya Hall Downtown $20-$80


Sarah Britton: Dinner Celebration Food & Drink

Tallulah's Capitol Hill $75


Migration Stories Readings & Talks

Seattle Art Museum Downtown


Ashley Gallegos Readings & Talks

Queen Anne Book Company Queen Anne Free


Joe Lansdale Readings & Talks

Third Place Books Lake Forest Park Out of Town Free


John Judis Readings & Talks

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum Downtown $10


Marek Wieczorek: Archipenko in the Crosshairs of the European Avant-Garde Art

Frye Art Museum First Hill Free


Min Jin Lee: Pachinko Readings & Talks

Elliott Bay Book Company Capitol Hill Free


Alison Flowers: Exoneree Diaries Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Joel Berg and Matt Taibbi Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill $5


Lynda Mapes: Rescuing Rialto—Conservation and Compassion Readings & Talks

Seattle Aquarium Downtown $10/$15


Chiyo Ishikawa: First Friday Lecture Art

Seattle Art Museum Downtown


My Favorite Things Tour Art

Seattle Art Museum Downtown $20


Christopher Howell: Love's Last Number Readings & Talks

Open Books Wallingford


First/Second Comics Panel & Game Night Readings & Talks

Central Library Downtown Free


The Harms of Prostitution: Voices From the Sex Trade Readings & Talks

Town Hall First Hill Free


Live Wire with Luke Burbank Readings & Talks

Neptune Theatre University District $20-$35


Japanese American Internment, Farming, and Pike Place Market Readings & Talks

Atrium Downtown Free


PNA Book Exchange Readings & Talks

Phinney Neighborhood Association Phinney Free


Sister Spit Readings & Talks

Northwest Film Forum Capitol Hill $15


Kevin Emerson: Last Day on Mars Readings & Talks

Bureau of Fearless Ideas Greenwood Free


Rosalie Moffett with Keetje Kuipers and Elyse Fenton Readings & Talks

Open Books Wallingford Free


Sulha Peace Project: An Israeli-Palestinian Peace Project Community & Civics

Town Hall First Hill Free

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