Books Linda Mornell Forever Changed is the story of how she started

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Linda Mornell

Forever Changed is the story of how she started Summer Search, a mentorship organization for adolescents. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Seattle, 98115 Free Saturday, May 9, 2015, 6:30pm

Grant Hayter-Menzies

Lillian Carter: A Compassionate Life is a new book about the mother of President Jimmy Carter. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 $5 Sunday, May 10, 2015, 2pm

Mary Louise Kelly

The Bullet is the follow-up thriller novel to her debut, Anonymous Sources. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Free Monday, May 11, 2015, 7pm

Leonard Mlodinow The theoretical physicist discusses his new book, The Upright Thinkers. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 $5 Monday, May 11, 2015, 7:30pm

Nora Pouillon The founding chef of Nora in Washington D.C. discusses her memoir, My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped to Shape the Way We Eat Today. Lark, 952 E. Seneca St. $45 Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6pm

Richard Reeves The prolific writer discusses his book, Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Free Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 7pm

Tony Hey

The Computing Universe: A Journey Through a Revolution is a new book from the computer scientist. University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 7pm

Beth Shapiro The UC Santa Cruz professor discusses How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-Extinction.  Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 $5 Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 7:30pm

Seattle Poetry Slam Local poets share their verse and spoken word compositions. 21 and over. Rebar, 1114 Howell StreetSeattle, WA $5 Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 8 – 11:30pm

Geshe Thupten Jinpa The longtime translator to the Dalai Lama talks about his book, A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives in Kane Hall. University of Washington Campus, 15th Ave. N.E. and N.E. 41st St., Seattle, WA 98105 Sold out. Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 7pm

Patricia Park

Re Jane is a modern retelling of Jane Eyre through the lens of a young Korean-American woman. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Seattle, 98115 Free Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 7pm

Rajan Krishnaswami The founder and director of Simple Measures discusses his memoir, Words Without Music. In conversation with Philip Glass. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 $37-$42 Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 7:30pm

Megan A. Carney

The Unending Hunger is a portrait of immigrant women. Kane Hall. University of Washington Campus, 15th Ave. N.E. and N.E. 41st St., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Thursday, May 14, 2015, 5:30pm

Janice Nimura Her new book Daughters of the Samurai takes place in 1871 and follows five young Japanese girls who were sent to the US to receive a multicultural education. At the Gardner Center for Asian Art & Ideas, presented by the Seattle Asian Art Museum. Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave E Free Thursday, May 14, 2015, 7pm

Judy Reeves She discusses her book, Wild Women, Wild Voice. Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Seattle, 98115 Free Thursday, May 14, 2015, 7pm

Peter Heller He discusses his new award-winning book, The Painter.  Seattle Public Library, Capitol Hill Branch, 425 Harvard Avenue E. Free Thursday, May 14, 2015, 7pm

Tony Angell The artist and naturalist discusses his new book, The House of Owls. University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Thursday, May 14, 2015, 7pm

Jay Rubin The translator most known for his work with Haruki Murakami’s books, discusses his own novel, The Sun Gods. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Free Friday, May 15, 2015, 7pm

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Jen Lancaster

I Regret Nothing is a memoir about a mid-life crisis that spurs a bucket list quest. University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Friday, May 15, 2015, 7pm

M. J. Beaufrand

The Rise and Fall of the Gallivanters is a new YA novel set in the 1980s punk scene in Portland about a serial killer. University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Saturday, May 16, 2015, 6pm

Michael V. Smith

My Body Is Yours is a new memoir from the writer/comedian/filmmaker/performance artist. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Free Saturday, May 16, 2015, 7pm

Elle Luna She discusses her new book, The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Free Sunday, May 17, 2015, 3pm

Heather Lende

Find the Good is a new book from a former obituary writer. University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Monday, May 18, 2015, 7pm

Jessica Hopper Author of The Girl’s Guide to Rocking and editor-in-chief of The Pitchfork Review discusses her new book, The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Free Monday, May 18, 2015, 7pm

Robin Ladue and Mary Kay Voss The authors explore Native American history and culture in the aftermath of 9/11 in their new book Totems of September.  University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Monday, May 18, 2015, 7pm

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The Minimalists Authors 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 Books, 17171 Bothell Way N.E., Seattle, 98115 Free Monday, May 18, 2015, 7pm

Neal Stephenson The Zodiac author presents his latest novel, Seveneves. First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave. $35 Monday, May 18, 2015, 7:30pm

David Gessner

All the Wild That Remains is the latest book from the North Carolina nature writer. (Also at Third Place Books, 7 p.m. Thurs., May 21). Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Free Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 7pm

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, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 7pm

Kimberly Marlowe Hartnett She discusses her new book, Carolina Israelite: How Harry Golden Made Us Care about Jews, the South, and Civil Rights. University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 7pm

Seattle Poetry Slam Local poets share their verse and spoken word compositions. 21 and over. Rebar, 1114 Howell StreetSeattle, WA $5 Tuesday, May 19, 2015, 8 – 11:30pm

Christopher Robinson and Gavin Kovite The two Seattle writers discuss their new book on the Iraq war, War of the Encyclopaedists. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Free Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 7pm

David Barsamian He gives a discussion that coincides with the release of a new edition of his book, Propaganda and the Public Mind. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 $5 Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 7pm

Lucas Mann

Lord Fear: A Memoir is about the life and death of his brother. Seattle Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Seattle, WA 98104 Free Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 7pm

Melissa Cistaro She explores family and abandonment in her memoir, Pieces of My Mother. 

ParkPlace Books, 348 Parkplace Center

Kirkland, WA 98033 Free Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 7pm

Sue Monk Kidd Her new book, The Invention of Wings, is based on the real life of Sarah Grimke an abolishionist and women’s rights activist who came from a wealthy slave-owning family.  University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 7pm

Mona Eltahawy

Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution is a new book from the writer and activist. Elliott Bay Book Co., 1521 10th Ave., Seattle, WA 98122 Free Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7pm

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, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle, WA 98101 $5 Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:30pm

Benjamin Schmidt The UW history professor discusses his book, Inventing Exoticism: Geography, Globalism, and Europe’s Early Modern World. University Book Store, 4326 University Way N.E., Seattle, WA 98105 Free Friday, May 22, 2015, 7pm

Seattle Poetry Slam Local poets share their verse and spoken word compositions. 21 and over. Rebar, 1114 Howell StreetSeattle, WA $5 Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 8 – 11:30pm

Seattle Poetry Slam Local poets share their verse and spoken word compositions. 21 and over. Rebar, 1114 Howell StreetSeattle, WA $5 Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 8 – 11:30pm




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