Thursday, June 5, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Seattle Arts & Lectures presents
An Evening with Rebecca Solnit

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $5-$50.

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SALLogoThe author of 13 books, Rebecca Solnit writes on art, landscape, public and collective life, ecology, politics, hope, meandering, reverie, memory, and the power of story. Her most recent work, The Faraway Nearby, explores the ways we make our lives out of stories, and how we are connected by empathy, by narrative, and by imagination. Her earlier books include River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West (2004), for which she received a Guggenheim, the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism, and the Lannan Literary Award.

Presented by: Seattle Arts & Lectures as part of its Literary/Arts Series.
Tickets: Season subscriptions are on sale now here. Single tickets $5-$50 here, at 206/621-2230, or at the door.
Learn more: About SAL.

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  1. […] Solnit will be in Seattle on Thursday evening to talk with The Stranger’s Jen Graves at Town Hall at 7:30 pm. Don’t miss her! In addition to her most recent book, Men Explain Things to Me, out just last month, Solnit has considered landscape, politics, language, and hope in her work. But she began her writing career as an art critic, and she has written compellingly about many artists, among them Eadweard Muybridge, Ann Hamilton, and Richard Misrach. Art and artists have a way of surfacing again and again in Solnit’s essays and books, even when you least expect them. […]

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