THURSDAY 1/22



* GORE VIDAL

See Stranger Suggests, page 21.

DAVID FRUM

The conservative signs An End to Evil: What's Next in the War on Terrorism. University Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.

MARK KURLANSKY

Kurlansky discusses 1968: The Year That Rocked the World. Elliott Bay Book Company, 101 S Main St, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.

FRIDAY 1/23



KEN KAMLER, M.D.

The climber, diver, rappeller, sledder, and floater signs Surviving the Extremes. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, 366-3333, 6 pm, free.

LYNNE COX

At 15, Cox set the record for swimming the English Channel. Swimming to Antarctica is her memoir. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.
SATURDAY 1/24



JAYNE ANN KRENTZ

Truth or Dare is a romantic suspense. Seattle Mystery Bookshop, 117 Cherry St, 587-5737, noon, free.

STEWART BURNS

The historian reads from To the Mountaintop: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Sacred Mission to Save America: 1955-1968. Elliott Bay, 624-6600, 4:30 pm, free.

LAURA KALPAKIAN

The Memoir Club is about women in a writing class. Third Place Books, 366-3333, 6 pm, free.

CAROLE GLASSER LANGILLE

The poet's latest collection is Late in a Slow Time. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.

SUNDAY 1/25



"THE TRIGGERING TOWN"

A community forum for you to speak your mind about what Hugo House does and what it should do. Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave, 322-7030, 12:30 pm, free.

MONDAY 1/26



DAVID McCUMBER

The Seattle P-I managing editor reads from An Air That Kills: How the Asbestos Poisoning of Libby, Montana Uncovered a National Scandal. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 5 pm, free.

* "AN EVENING OF SMALL PRESS FRIENDSTERS"

See Stranger Suggests, page 21.

LESLIE MILLER

Women Who Eat: A New Generation on the Glory of Food is a book of essays (and some recipes). University Bookstore, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.

TUESDAY 1/27



JOHN POLLACK

Cork Boat is about life, work, and corks. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.

STANLEY B. GREENBERG

The political adviser discusses The Two Americas: Our Current Political Deadlock and How to Break It, which James Carville calls "hands down the most important book on American politics in my memory." Town Hall, Eighth Ave and Seneca St, 652-4255, 7:30 pm, $5.

WEDNESDAY 1/28



* AZAR NAFISI

Reading Lolita in Tehran is about "the pleasures and deepening of consciousness that result from an encounter with great literature," says Susan Sontag. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, noon, free.

VIJAY VAITHEESWARAN

The Economist correspondent signs Power to the People. University Bookstore, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.

POETRY/OPEN MICS
HOMELAND--Featured performance: "Chaosmosis" by M. Ricciardi and Ffej on Mon Jan 26 at 7 pm. Caffe Vita, 1005 E Pike St, 709-4440, free.

OPEN MIKE NIGHT--Musicians, poets, etc. Thursdays, 8 pm. 15th Avenue Alehouse, 7515 15th Ave NW.

RED SKY POETRY THEATER--Featured reader: Lisa Choi on Jan 25 at 7 pm. Globe Cafe, 1531 14th Ave, 547-4585, free.

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