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Seven Stories Press celebrates the release of The Graphic Canon Boxed Set with local contributing artists David Lasky, Colleen Frakes, Megan Kelso, Jeremy Eaton, Stan Shaw, and Roberta Gregory
November 7, 2013November 7th at 7pm The Seattle Public Library 1000 Fourth Ave. Seattle, WA 98104 FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Join local artists David Lasky, Colleen Frakes, Megan Kelso, Jeremy Eaton, Stan Shaw, and Roberta Gregory as they discuss their artistic careers and their contributions to the Graphic Canon anthology at the Seattle Public Library on November 7th at 7pm.
THE GRAPHIC CANON is a one-of-a-kind, three-volume anthology of classic and contemporary world literature re-interpreted by comics artists and illustrators and edited by Russ Kick. Praised by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Publishers Weekly, The Daily Beast, Library Journal, Booklist, Kirkus, and a slew of comics and literary magazines, The Graphic Canon is a truly unique collection that showcases over 200 works of literature adapted by over 150 artists.
The Graphic Canon Boxed Set (Nov. 5, 2013) includes Vol. 1: From The Epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous Liaisons, Vol.
March 28, 2013
Andri Snaer Magnason, author of The Story of the Blue Planet and the Philip K. Dick Award nominated book LoveStar, will be at Elliott Bay BookCompany in Seattle on Thursday, March 28th at 8:00pm to read, discuss, and sign LoveStar.
LoveStar, the enigmatic and obsessively driven founder of the LoveStar corporation, has unlocked the key to transmitting data via birdwaves, thus freeing mankind from wires and devices, and allowing consumerism, technology, and science to run rampant over all aspects of daily life. Cordless modern men and women are paid to howl advertisements at unsuspecting passers-by, REGRET machines eliminate doubt over roads not taken, soul mates are identified and brought together (while existing, unscientifically validated relationships are driven remorselessly asunder), and rocketing the dead into the sky becomes both a status symbol and a beautiful, cathartic show for those left behind.
Join Andri as he reads from his Philip K.
March 20, 2013
Joel Magnuson, author of The Approaching Great Transformation will be at Seattle Town Hall as part of the Town Hall’s Civic Series on Wednesday, March 20 at 7:30pm, to discuss his new book.
With vision and deliberate action communities around the world can break out of habitual ways of producing and consuming things and move optimistically toward something better. The Approaching Great Transformation: Toward a Liveable Post Carbon Economy, Magnuson’s follow-up to Mindful Economics, discusses this idea and many other timely issues of economy, energy, and consumption. in time, these institutional developments will lead to the positive evolution of economic systems and human culture. This book documents examples and stories of this work that is already being done.
Joel Magnuson is an internationally recognized economist specializing in non-orthodox approaches to political economy. He is currently a professor of economics in Portland, Oregon; a visiting fellow at the Ashcroft International Business School at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, England; and is an international advisor to the editorial board of Anglia’s journal Interconnections.
September 27, 2012
Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, now featured on AlterNet, is exposing the Republican dark-arts of winning elections. To hear author Greg Palast talk about his new book, on sale now, join us for his book tour, hitting Seattle Thursday, September 27.Greg Palast Book Tour Thursday, September 27 @ 7:30pm Seattle Town Hall 1119 8th avenue, Seattle WA
June 26, 2012
“‘Right now, the biggest battle over the Arctic is the Arctic Ocean. . . Slowly, incrementally, Shell might kill the Arctic Ocean,’ Banerjee warned at a Seattle Arts & Lectures appearance at Seattle Town Hall.
Why listen to warnings from these folks? Because they have a record of being right, and because they make a case against all those claims by Big Oil and its political strumpets that fill our TV screens.”
Click here to read more about Subhanker Banerjee’s talk on his new book, Arctic Voices:Resistance at the Tipping Point
June 13, 2012
Come hear Subhankar Banerjee discuss his book, Arctic Voices, as part of the Seattle Arts & Lectures Series. Subhankar is a world-renowned activist, writer, and photogrpaher. In Arctic Voices, he has collected first-person narratives from activists, writers, and researchers addressing the urgency of environmental issues.
Thursday June 21st, 2012, 7:30 – 9 pm
Town Hall, Seattle
1119 Eighth Avenue (at Seneca Street)
Seattle, WA 98101
Phone (206) 652-4255
Phone (206) 652-4255
Click here to learn more!
Tickets are $15/$30 at www.lectures.org or 206/621-2230 or at the door beginning at 6 pm.
December 1, 2011
Gregory Sumner, author of Unstuck in Time: A Journey Through Kurt Vonnegut’s Life and Novels, will be speaking and signing books at Elliot Bay Book Company in Seattle on Thursday, December 1 at 6pm.
Come to the event to stock up on holiday gifts for those Kurt Vonnegut lovers in your life!
Elliot Bay is located at:1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle WA 98122
(206) 624-6600Click here to peruse a list of events offered by Elliot Bay!
June 26, 2011Sunday, June 26th at 7:30PM, Eva Gabrielsson will be speaking at Town Hall Seattle to promote her new book, "There Are Things I Want You to Know" About Stieg Larsson and Me. Tickets are $5, buy them in advance here or by calling (800) 838-3006. Tickets will also be sold at the door on the night of the event starting at 6:30pm. Learn more about this event here.
October 13, 2010October 13, 2010, 6:00PM Pacific, the Elliott Bay Book Company welcomes Ted Rall to discuss his latest work The Anti-American Manifesto. Location: 1521 Tenth Ave. Seattle, Washington 98122. For additional information and directions go to www.elliottbaybook.com.
May 7, 2010
May 7, 2010, Town Hall, Seattle: 1119 8th Avenue. Seattle, WA 98101-2738