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Omar El Akkad, author of American War, on reading and the radical act of empathy

Our guest blogger Omar El Akkad has been garnering rave reviews for his powerful, thought-provoking debut novel, American War. Set during the Second American Civil War of 2075, American War lays bare our own fractured cultural and political existence in a dystopian … Continue reading

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Nightstand Reads: Jane Wong

Our guest blogger today is Seattle poet Jane Wong, visiting Assistant Professor at Pacific Lutheran University and author of Overpour, shares with us her current project and a few books of inspiration. She will be at MadArt at 7pm on Nov. … Continue reading

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A note from Brit Bennett, author of ‘The Mothers’

When I was sixteen, I started my first job at the Oceanside Public Library, a job that I, naturally, assumed would entail sitting at a desk, answering the occasional question, and spending the rest of my shift powering through as … Continue reading

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Nightstand Reads: Seattle author Sharon H. Chang shares from her bookpile(s)

Our guest blogger today is Sharon H. Chang, author of Raising Mixed Race: Multiracial Asian Children in a Post-Racial World. Sharon H. Chang is a writer, scholar and activist who focuses on racism, social justice and the Asian American diaspora … Continue reading

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Book Bingo: Collection of Poetry

Join The Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures for our 2nd annual Summer Book Bingo for adults! Follow us throughout the summer for reading suggestions based on each category. Our guest blogger today is Rebecca Hoogs, Associate Director of Seattle Arts & Lectures. Rebecca curates … Continue reading

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Book Bingo: Recommended by an Independent Bookstore (Nonfiction)

Join The Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures for our 2nd annual Summer Book Bingo for adults! Follow us throughout the summer for reading suggestions based on each category.  Our guest blog today is from the staff of Ada’s Technical Books & Café in Capitol Hill; Ada’s … Continue reading

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Book Bingo: Seattle Arts and Lectures Author

Join The Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures for our 2nd annual Summer Book Bingo for adults! Follow us throughout the summer for reading suggestions based on each category. Our guest blogger today is Ruth Dickey, executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL). She’s … Continue reading

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