THURSDAY 4/7



WILLIAM DIETRICH

The Scourge of God is a novel about Attila the Hun. University Book Store, 4326 University Way NE, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.

YURI RYTKHEU

A Dream in Polar Fog is fiction. Elliott Bay Book Company, 101 S Main St, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free. (Also on April 10 at Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, 366-3333, 5 pm, free.)

FRIDAY 4/8



JIM CAPLE

The Devil Wears Pinstripes is about the Yankees. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 5 pm, free.

KOON WOON, ZHANG ER, DEBORAH WOODARD, LINDA WARREN

The local poets read. University Book Store, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.

HUGO KUGIYA

Kugiya signs 58 Degrees North: The Mysterious Sinking of the Arctic Rose. Elliott Bay Book Co. , 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.

SATURDAY 4/9



ELLEN O'GRADY

O'Grady signs Outside the Ark: An Artist's Journey in Occupied Palestine. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 2 pm, free.

DAVID CAMPBELL

Campbell reads from The Land of Ghosts, all about the Amazon forest. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 7:30 pm, free.

MONDAY 4/11



GINO STRADA

The Italian physician and humanitarian activist (he's the founder of an organization that assists civilian victims of war) discusses Green Parrots: A War Surgeon's Diary. Elliott Bay Book Company, 624-6600, 6 pm, free.

MARYA HORNBACHER, EDWARD SCHWARZSCHILD, MIRANDA BEVERLY-WHITENMORE, MATTHEW CARNAHAN

All these authors are reading from their debuts. Expect stories of suicide, salesmen, dead mothers, and doped-up carnies, respectively. Sunset Tavern, 5433 Ballard Ave NW, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.

MARY LOU SANELLI

Craving Water is a book of poems. University Book Store, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.

MAXINE KUMIN

The poet talks about her life and reads poems that span her career. Intiman Theatre, address, 621-2230, 7:30 pm, $10 - $25.

TUESDAY 4/12



KEITH DEVLIN

Devlin explains The Math Instinct: Why You're a Mathematical Genius (Along with Lobsters, Birds, Cats, and Dogs). University Book Store, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.

NICK MASON

Mason reads Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd. The reading is followed by a special Laser Floyd show. Pacific Science Center Laser Dome, 200 Second Ave N, 634-3400, 7:30 pm, $5.

JIM WALLIS

The book is God's Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong and the Left Doesn't Get It. University Temple United Methodist Church, 1415 NE 43rd St, 634-3400, 7 pm, $3.

ED CONLON

The NYPD office reads Blue Blood, a "gritty memoir" (People). Third Place Books, 366-3333, 7 pm, free.

WEDNESDAY 4/13



TED BUTLER, KEVIN RADTHORNE

They are the authors of 2176: The Birth of the Belt Republic and The Sands of Sabakushi, respectively. University Book Store, 634-3400, 7 pm, free.

TONY KUSHNER

See Stranger Suggests, p. 21.

PHIL DORAN

Reluctant Tuscan is a memoir. Third Place Books, 366-3333, 7 pm, free.

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