Bellevue Regional Library, 1111 110th Ave. N.E., 425-450-1765, kcls.org.
Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way E. (Bainbridge Island), 842-5332, eagleharborbooks.com.
Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., 624-6600, elliottbaybook.com.
Fantagraphics Bookstore & Gallery, 1201 S. Vale St., 658-0110, fantagraphics.com.
Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., 518-6000, naamnw.org.
Parkplace Books, 348 Parkplace Ctr. (Kirkland), 425-828-6546, parkplacebookskirkland.com.
Ravenna Third Place, 6500 20th Ave. N.E., 523-0210, ravennathirdplace.com.
Rebar, 1114 Howell St., 233-9873, rebarseattle.com.
Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave., 322-7030, hugohouse.org.
Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St. (Volunteer Park), 654-3100, seattleartmuseum.org.
Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., 386-4636, spl.org.
Seattle Mystery Bookshop, 117 Cherry St., 587-5737, seattlemystery.com.
Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., 366-3333, thirdplacebooks.com.
Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., 652-4255, townhallseattle.org.
University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., 634-3400, bookstore.washington.edu.
University Book Store (Bellevue), 990 102nd Ave. N.E., 425-462-4500, bookstore.washington.edu.
University Temple United Methodist Church, 1415 N.E. 43rd St., 634-3400, bookstore.washington.edu.
UW Campus, 634-3400, bookstore.washington.edu.
Philip Glass The eminent composer has written a memoir, Words Without Music, which he’ll discuss with Rajan Krishnaswami. Town Hall, 7:30 p.m. 1119 Eighth Ave., 652-4255, townhallseattle.org. $37-$42. 7:30 p.m. Wed., May 13.
Geshe Thupten Jinpa The longtime translator to the Dalai Lama talks about A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives in Kane Hall. UW Campus, 634-3400, bookstore.washington.edu. Sold out. 7 p.m. Wed., May 13.
Re Jane is a modern retelling of Jane Eyre through the eyes of a young Korean-American woman. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., 366-3333, thirdplacebooks.com. 7 p.m. Wed., May 13.
Tony Angell The artist and naturalist shows images from his new book, The House of Owls, with art featured at his recent show at Foster/White Gallery. University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., 634-3400, bookstore.washington.edu. 7 p.m. Thurs., May 14.
Megan A. Carney She talks about The Unending Hunger, a portrait of immigrant women in Kane Hall. UW Campus, 5:30 p.m. Thurs., May 14.
Peter Heller The novelist discusses The Painter; see spl.org for more library appearances through Sunday. Capitol Hill Branch Library, 425 Harvard Ave. E., 684-4715. 7 p.m. Thurs., May 14.
Janice Nimura Her new Daughters of the Samurai takes place in 1871, when five young Japanese girls are sent to the U.S. for schooling. Seattle Asian Art Museum, 1400 E. Prospect St. (Volunteer Park), 654-3100, seattleartmuseum.org. Free7 p.m. Thurs., May 14.
Judy Reeves She discusses Wild Women, Wild Voice, her guide for writers. Third Place, 7 p.m. Thurs., May 14.
I Regret Nothing is a memoir about a midlife crisis that spurs a bucket-list quest. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Fri., May 15.
Jay Rubin The translator, known for his work with Haruki Murakami, discusses his own novel, The Sun Gods, about the WWII-era destruction of Japantown (now the ID) here in Seattle. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., 624-6600, elliottbaybook.com. 7 p.m. Fri., May 15.
The Rise and Fall of the Gallivanters is a new YA novel, set in the 1980s punk scene in Portland, where a serial killer is running loose. University Book Store, 6 p.m. Sat., May 16.
Michael V. Smith
My Body Is Yours is a new memoir from the gay Canadian writer and performance artist. Elliott Bay, 7 p.m. Sat., May 16.
Elle Luna She talks about her self-help guide, The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion. Elliott Bay, 3 p.m. Sun., May 17.
Robin Ladue and Mary Kay Voss The authors explore Native American history and culture in the aftermath of 9/11 in their Totems of September. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Mon., May 18.
Find the Good is a new book from the popular Alaska memoirist (If You Lived Here, I’d Know Your Name). University Book Store, 7 p.m. Mon., May 18.
The Minimalists Creators of the site TheMinimalists.com, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus read and are accompanied by other talented authors (Colin Write, Josh Wagner, Shawn Mihalik) and violinist Skye Steele for a night of words, music, and Q&As. Third Place, 7 p.m. Mon., May 18.
Neal Stephenson The local Zodiac author presents his latest sci-fi novel, Seveneves. First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave., 325-6051, seattlefirstbaptist.org. $35. 7:30 p.m. Mon., May 18.
All the Wild That Remains is the latest book from the North Carolina nature writer. Elliott Bay, 7 p.m. Tues., May 19. (Also: Third Place, 7 p.m. Thurs., May 21.)
Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett She shares from her new book, Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Tues., May 19.
Greg Proops The Whose Line Is It Anyway? comedian discusses The Smartest Book in the World, a collection of essays, trivia, and lists. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Tues., May 19.
David Barsamian He gives a talk that coincides with the release of a new edition of his Propaganda and the Public Mind. Town Hall, $5. 7 p.m. Wed., May 20.
Melissa Cistaro She explores family and abandonment in her memoir Pieces of My Mother. ParkPlace Books, 348 Parkplace Ctr. (Kirkland), 425-828-6546, parkplacebookskirkland.com. 7 p.m. Wed., May 20.
Sue Monk Kidd New in paperback, her novel The Invention of Wings is based on the life of Sarah Grimke, an abolishionist and women’s rights activist who came from a wealthy South Carolina slave-owning family. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Wed., May 20.
Lord Fear: A Memoir is about the life and death of his heroin-addict brother. Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., 386-4636, spl.org. 7 p.m. Wed., May 20.
Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite The two Seattle writers discuss their new consideration of the Iraq War, War of the Encyclopaedists. Elliott Bay, 7 p.m. Wed., May 20.
Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution comes from the Egyptian-American journalis writer and activist. Elliott Bay, 7 p.m. Thurs., May 21.
Martin Ford He discusses a technological takeover in the workforce in Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future. Town Hall, $5. Thurs., May 21.
Benjamin Schmidt The UW history professor discusses Inventing Exoticism: Geography, Globalism, and Europe’s Early Modern World. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Fri., May 22.