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The Elliott Bay Book Company Seattle

Authors of June

Authors of June

Authors of June

June 2015
 

THE ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY

Since 1973 

June Readings & Events

Book Groups & Kid’s Events

The Elliott Bay Book Group
The Girls of Atomic City
by Denise Kiernan 
Tuesday, June 2nd
6:30 p.m.

Elliott Bay Global Issues Book Group
The Putin Mystique
by Anna Arutunyan

Tuesday, June 9th

The Elliott Bay Underground
Our YA Book Group for grades 6-12

Thursday, June 11th

Speculations: Elliott Bay Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Group
Twenty Trillion Leagues Under the Sea

by Adam Roberts 

Tuesday, June 16th
6:30 PM

Middle Reader Storytime Sundays for Ages 6-12

Every Sunday at 11 a.m.

Please join us by the castle for Children’s Storytime every Saturday at 11 a.m.  

Elliott Bay Gift Certificates

Our unique handwritten Gift Certificates are available online.You may also purchase a gift certificate in-store or by calling 1-800-962-5311.

The perfect gift with that personal touch of classic old world charm.

Store Information

Store Hours
Monday – Thursday
10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Friday – Saturday
10 a.m. – 11 p.m.

10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 
Elliott Bay Book Co.
1521 10th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 624-6600
Toll Free 1-800-962-5311
Fax (206) 903-1601
www.elliottbaybook.com
The Elliott Bay Café has closed. We appreciate the longtime support of our namesake café. The space is currently being remodeled to 
Greetings!

June is upon us. How are we halfway through the year already? We suppose that time does indeed fly when you are engrossed in a good book. We are also quietly suspicious (quietly because paranoia & loud rantings about time dilation and temporal shifts may not be good for one’s career) about the way time flows in a bookstore. Does the time outside tick on normally? This is just a pondering between old friends, so let’s keep this under our hats for now. We may have to consult the good folks in Nightvale when the men in suits aren’t looking. 

Join us in the bookstore this June as we ponder the above and many other topics covered in our assigned reading below. Pop quiz to follow…
News & Notes: 
– Join us and other community members in Cal Anderson Park on Sunday, June 8th at 10 a.m. for the Capitol Hill Clean Sweep. You get breakfast, lunch, a nifty t-shirt, and the satisfaction of helping clean up the streets of Capitol Hill for Pride Month! Click to register today.

Coming in July! 

Scroll down for our full list of events

BRIDGET FOLEY

Hugo & Rose

 Monday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m.

COLIN DUECKThe Obama Doctrine: American Grand Strategy TodayMonday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m.Town Hall SeattleTicketed Event 
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II 
Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m.

DOLEN PERKINS-VALDEZ
Balm
Tuesday, June 2 at 7:00 p.m.

HAMPTON SIDES
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Tuesday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m.
DAVID SHIELDS & (possibly) SAMANTHA MATTHEWS (via Skype)That Thing You Do with Your Mouth: The Sexual Autobiography of Samantha Matthews as Told to David Shields Wednesday, June 3 at 7:00 p.m. 
LUCHA CASTRO
La Lucha: The Story of  Lucha Castro and Mexican Human Rights
Thursday, June 4 at 6:00 p.m.
El Centro De La Raza
Free admission

ALBERT GOLDBARTH
Selfish: Poems
Thursday, June 4 at 7:00 p.m.

ROBERT BEACHY
Gay Berlin: Birthplace of a Modern Identity
Friday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m.

CHILDREN’S STORYTIME ages 2 and up
Saturday, June 6 at 11:00 a.m.
CHARLES DuBOW
Girl in the Moonlight
Saturday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m.
MIDDLE READERS STORYTIME for ages 6-12
My Father’s Dragon 
by Ruth Gannett
Sunday, June 7 at 11:00 a.m.
JON FINE with MARK ARM
Your Band Sucks: What I Saw at Indie Rock’s Failed Revolution (But Can No Longer Hear)
Monday, June 8 at 7:00 p.m.
The Putin Mystique: Inside Russia’s Power Cult
Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m.

REBECCA DINERSTEIN
The Sunlit Night
Tuesday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m.

JACK NISBET
Ancient Places: People and Landscape in the Emerging Northwest
Seattle Public Central Library
STEPHANIE KALLOS with THE REJECTIONS
Language Arts
Wednesday, June 10 at 7:00 p.m.
EYE ON INDIA presents WORDS ON WATER: Writers in Conversation with SONAL KHULLAR, ARVIND KRISHNA MEHROTRA, & PRAJWAL PARAJULY
 Worldly Affiliations: Artistic Practice, National Identity, and Modernism in India, 1930 – 1990
 Collected Poems 1969 – 2014
 Land Where I Flee
 Wednesday, June 10 at 6:30 p.m.
Seattle Asian Art Museum
RICHARD HAAG and THAISA WAY
The Landscape Architecture of Richard Haag: From Modern Space to Urban Ecological Design
Wednesday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m.
THE ELLIOTT BAY UNDERGROUND YA Book Group for readers grades 6 – 12
Thursday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m.
WHAT ABOUT THIS & HIDDEN WATER: An Evening of FRANK STANFORD Poems & Stories with MICHAEL WIEGERS, C.D. WRIGHT, CHET WEISE, ED SKOOG & possible others
What About This: The Collected Poems of Frank Stanford
Hidden Water: From the Frank Stanford Archives 
Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 p.m. 
JUDY BLUME with NANCY PEARL
In the Unlikely Event
Thursday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m.

DAVID DOWNIE
A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light
Friday, June 12 at 7:00 p.m.

CHILDREN’S STORYTIME for ages 2 and up
Saturday, June 13 at 11:00 a.m.
JOYCE YARROW & ARINDAM ROY (via Skype)
Rivers Run Back
Saturday, June 13 at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 14 at 11:00 a.m.
DAVID McCULLOUGH
The Wright Brothers
Sunday, June 14 at 7:00 p.m.
Paramount Theatre

ALLISON GREEN
Monday, June 15 at 7:00 p.m.

CLARK ELLIOTT
The Ghost in My Brain: How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get It Back 
Monday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m.

JOANNA KLINK
Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy
Tuesday, June 16 at 7:00 p.m.

LEV GROSSMAN
The Magician’s Land
Wednesday, June 17 at 7:00 p.m.

JIM SHEPARD
The Book of Aron

VENDELA VIDA
The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty
Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, June 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 20 at 11:00 a.m.

DEBORAH FEINGOLD
Music
Saturday, June 20 at 7:00 p.m.

FATHER’S DAY
All Day!

 My Father’s Dragon 
 Sunday, June 21 at 11:00 a.m.
Kid’s Event 

KENTARO TOYAMA with WIER HARMAN
Geek Heresy: Rescuing Social Change from the Cult of Technology
Monday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m.
DAVID GEORGE GORDON
The Sasquatch Seeker’s Field Manual: Using Citizen Science to Uncover North America’s Most Elusive Creature
Tuesday, June 23 at 7:00 p.m.
4 x DZANC: DEB BUSMAN, JEN GROW, PATRICK O’NEIL, SHYA SCANLON Group Reading
Like a Woman
My Life as a Mermaid
Gun, Needle Spoon
Guild of Saint Cooper
Wednesday, June 24 at 7:00 p.m.

JULIET McMAINS
Spinning Mambo Into Salsa: Caribbean Dance in Global Commerce
Thursday, June 25 at 7:00 p.m.

FRED PEARCE
The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will Be Nature’s Salvation
Thursday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. 

JUSTINE GUBAR
Fanaticus: Mischief and Madness in the Modern Sports Fan
Friday, June 26 at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m.

MIDDLE READERS STORYTIME for ages 6-12My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Gannett Sunday, June 28 at 11:00 a.m.Kid’s Event 

LAURA PRITCHETT
Red Lightning
Sunday, June 28 at 3:00 p.m.

ANNIE BARROWS
The Truth According to Us
Monday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m.

DAVID NEIWERT
Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us
Tuesday, June 30 at 7:00 p.m.

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