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Seattle Arts + Lectures 20/21 Season

Seattle Arts + Lectures has announced the season for 2020/21.

Not the usual season, as you may have guessed. But still an amazing schedule of authors, journalists and poets.

Visit the SAL website for all the information, updated as they navigate what the year may hold...

SAL has upped their already fairly impressive game:

Join Ethan Stowell Restaurants and SAL for a “Dinner And A Show” for two February events! Order a special meal for two and a bottle of wine to enjoy while you also enjoy the virtual events with Bill Gates and Bill Bryson.

Bill Gates event Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 pm PST.  More information and to order here.

Bill Bryson event Sunday, February 21st at 7:30 pm PST. More information and to order here.

And below, some of the books by the scheduled presenters, roughly in order of appearance!

SAL has a literary podcast featuring the best author talks from over thirty years of Seattle Arts + Lectures’ programming. All for free, here.

Books: 
Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

Homegoing Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971062
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage - May 2nd, 2017

Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781982132071
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - October 6th, 2020

Good Bones: Poems Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781946482013
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Tupelo Press - October 2nd, 2017

Circe Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316556323
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - April 14th, 2020

Madeline Miller will be online.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org


The Song of Achilles: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

Madeline Miller will be online.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org


Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812980882
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - January 24th, 2012

Gabrielle Hamilton: Online
Friday, February 5, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org


Prune: A Cookbook Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9780812994094
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - November 4th, 2014

Gabrielle Hamilton: Online
Friday, February 5, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org


The End of October: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658658
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020


Lawrence Wright: Online
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org.


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The End of October: A novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593081143
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Vintage - April 27th, 2021

Lawrence Wright: Online
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org.


How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: The Solutions We Have and the Breakthroughs We Need Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385546133
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - February 16th, 2021

Bill Gates: In Conversation with Anderson Cooper—Online
Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST,
All the information at lectures.org.

Join Ethan Stowell Restaurants and SAL for a “Dinner And A Show” for this February event! Order a special meal for two and a bottle of wine to enjoy while you also enjoy the virtual event with Bill Gates.

Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 pm PST.  More information and to order here.


The Body: A Guide for Occupants Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385539302
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Doubleday - October 15th, 2019

Bill Bryson: Online
Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org.

Join Ethan Stowell Restaurants and SAL for a “Dinner And A Show” for this February event! Order a special meal for two and a bottle of wine to enjoy while you also enjoy the virtual event with Bill Bryson.

Bill Bryson event Sunday, February 21st at 7:30 pm PST. More information and to order here,


At Home: A Short History of Private Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780767919395
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor - October 4th, 2011

Bill Bryson: Online
Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org.


A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780307885159
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Crown - October 5th, 2010

Bill Bryson: Online
Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org.


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I: New and Selected Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780822966289
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - March 23rd, 2021

Poetry: Toi Derricotte: Online
Friday, February 26, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org.


I: New and Selected Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780822945666
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - March 26th, 2019

Poetry: Toi Derricotte: Online
Friday, February 26, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org.


The Undertaker’s Daughter (Pitt Poetry Series) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780822962007
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Pittsburgh Press - October 24th, 2011

Poetry: Toi Derricotte: Online
Friday, February 26, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
All the information at lectures.org.


And the Pursuit of Happiness Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780143122036
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - October 30th, 2012

Maira Kalman: Online
Monday, March 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
All the information at lectures.org.


Beloved Dog Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143109884
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - October 31st, 2017

Maira Kalman: Online
Monday, March 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
All the information at lectures.org.


American Utopia Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781635576689
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 27th, 2020

Maira Kalman: Online
Monday, March 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
All the information at lectures.org.


The Principles of Uncertainty Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780143116462
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - October 27th, 2009

Maira Kalman: Online
Monday, March 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
All the information at lectures.org.


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Sho Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781950268153
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Wave Books - April 6th, 2021

Poetry: A Talk by Douglas Kearney: Online
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
All the information at lectures.org.
Co-Presented with the Bagley Wright Lecture Series


Buck Studies Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780986437373
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Fence Books - November 29th, 2016

Poetry: A Talk by Douglas Kearney: Online
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
All the information at lectures.org.
Co-Presented with the Bagley Wright Lecture Series


How to Be an Antiracist Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525509288
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: One World - August 13th, 2019

Ibram X. Kendi
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

All the information at lectures.org.


Antiracist Baby Board Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110416
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kokila - June 16th, 2020

Ibram X. Kendi
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

All the information at lectures.org.


Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781568585987
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bold Type Books - August 15th, 2017

Ibram X. Kendi
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

All the information at lectures.org.


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Ibram X. Kendi
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

All the information at lectures.org.


Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781571313560
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Milkweed Editions - September 1st, 2014

Women You Need to Know: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
At Town Hall Seattle

All the information at lectures.org.


Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781571311771
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Milkweed Editions - October 13th, 2020

Women You Need to Know: Robin Wall Kimmerer
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
At Town Hall Seattle

All the information at lectures.org.


Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

Natalie Diaz
Friday, April 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
At Town Hall Seattle.

All the information at lectures.org.


When My Brother Was an Aztec Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556593833
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Copper Canyon Press - May 8th, 2012

Natalie Diaz
Friday, April 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
At Town Hall Seattle.

All the information at lectures.org.


Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393324822
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2004

Mary Roach
Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

All the information at lectures.org.


Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393348743
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 1st, 2014

Mary Roach
Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

All the information at lectures.org.


Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393354379
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 6th, 2017

Mary Roach
Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307279286
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

Journalism: Patrick Radden Keefe
Monday, May 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST.
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

All the information at lectures.org.


Not Go Away Is My Name Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556595875
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Copper Canyon Press - May 12th, 2020

Poetry: Alberto Ríos
Friday, May 28, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
At Hugo House—Lapis Theater

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A Small Story about the Sky Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556594793
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Copper Canyon Press - August 4th, 2015

Poetry: Alberto Ríos
Friday, May 28, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
At Hugo House—Lapis Theater

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562047
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

Literary Arts: Ocean Vuong
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

All the information at lectures.org.


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525562023
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019

Literary Arts: Ocean Vuong
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm PST
At Benaroya Hall — S. Mark Taper Foundation Auditorium

All the information at lectures.org.