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.
Queen Anne Book Company, 1811 Queen Anne Ave. N., qabookco.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 Book Store, Mill Creek, 15311 Main St, Mill Creek, 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.
Siamak Vossoughi The Iranian-American’s short-story collection is Better Than War. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., 624-6600, elliottbaybook.com. 7 p.m. Mon., Jan. 4.
Starbound is the second volume in his “Lightship Chronicles” sci-fi series. University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., 634-3400, bookstore.washington.edu. 7 p.m. Tues., Jan. 5.
Margaret Malone talks with Hugo House’s Peter Mountford about her debut story collection, People Like You. Elliott Bay, 7 p.m. Tues., Jan. 5.
James J. Tracy
Faith, Doubt, Mystery: A Catholic Journey is this Jesuit-turned-psychologist’s memoir. University Book Store, 7 p.m. Wed., Jan. 6.
Robbie Bach & Paul Shoemaker The authors of XBox Revisited and Can’t Not Do, respectively, discuss positive social change. Elliott Bay. 7 p.m. Wed., Jan. 6.
America Needs Talent sounds like a reality competition show, but it’s actually this Lumina Foundation CEO’s guide for bringing the American workforce into the next century. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., 652-4255, townhallseattle.org. $5. 7:30 p.m. Wed., Jan. 6.