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Readings 'Round the Sound
WNBA-Seattle and Parkplace Books (Kirkland, Wash.) in association with eight metropolitan bookstores and libraries present “Readings ’Round the Sound” — a month-long, multi-event National Reading Group Month celebration giving prominence to local authors with national recognition. Participating venues: Eagle Harbor Books (Thurs., Oct. 4; 7:30 p.m.), Lance Weller (Wilderness, Bloomsbury USA); Liberty Bay Books (Sat., Oct. 6; 2 p.m.), Sheila Roberts (Better Than Chocolate, Harlequin MIRA); University Book Store/U-District (Mon., Oct. 8; 7 p.m.), Sherman Alexie (Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories, Grove Press; Elliott Bay Book Company (Mon., Oct. 8; 8 p.m.), A.M. Holmes (May We Be Forgiven, Viking Adult/Penguin Group USA); Parkplace Books (Wed., Oct. 10; 7 p.m.), Knute Berger (Pugetopolis: A Mossback Takes on Growth Addicts, Weather Wimps, and the Myth of Seattle Nice, Sasquatch Books); Seattle Public Library/Central Branch (Tues., Oct. 16; 7 p.m.), Gregory Martin (Stories for Boys: A Memoir, Hawthorne Books); Edmonds Bookshop (Thurs., Oct. 18; 5:30 p.m.), Ingrid Ricks (Hippie Boy: A Girl’s Story, Ricks Communications LLC); Eagle Harbor Books (Thurs., Oct. 18; 7:30 p.m.), Dylan Tomine (Closer to the Ground: An Outdoor Family’s Year on the Water, in Woods and at the Table, Patagonia Books); Queen Anne Books (Fri., Oct. 19; 6:30 p.m.), Douglas Smith (Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy, Farrar, Straus and Giroux); Parkplace Books (Wed., Oct. 24; 7 p.m.), Heather Barbieri (The Cottage at Glass Beach, Harper/HarperCollins Publishers), Laurie Frankel (Goodbye for Now, Doubleday/Random House), Maria Semple (Where'd You Go, Bernadette, Little, Brown and Co./Hachette Book Group), Gregory Spatz (Inushuk, Bellevue Literary Press), and Lance Weller (Wilderness, Bloomsbury USA); Third Place Books (Thurs., Oct. 25; 7 p.m.), Will Schwalbe (The End of Your Life Book Club, Knopf/Random House). Contact: Linda Gray,

* Great Group Reads 2012 Selections

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