Tag Archives: Elliott Bay Book Company

Monday, January 13, 2014, 7:30 – 9:00pm

Elliott Bay Book Company presents
Gary Shteyngart
‘Little Failure’

Great Hall; Enter on Eighth Avenue. $30.

Gary Shteyngart
Community

Bestselling author of three novels, Shteyngart’s highly-anticipated memoir is an intimate portrait of Soviet mentality, immigrant culture clash and the trek to becoming an author. Despite Shteyngart’s perception of himself as a Little Failure, his journey of self-discovery and search for love are truly captivating.

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Sunday, September 29, 2013, 7:00 – 9:30pm

Elliott Bay Book Company presents
Linda Ronstadt: ‘Simple Dreams’

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Tickets on sale Aug. 30.

LindaRonstadt
Community

Ronstadt, author of the memoir Simple Dreams, traces her rise and iconic career as one of the bestselling, most-trailblazing women in contemporary music, bridging the worlds of rock, folk, country, jazz, Latin, and opera.

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Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Seattle Public Library and Elliott Bay Book Company: Khaled Hosseini: ‘And the Mountains Echoed’

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free.

Arts & Culture, Community, Literary

Internationally bestselling author Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns) has worked for six years on his new novel, And the Mountains Echoed—and this time, the writer called “a storyteller of dizzying power” by Evening Standard adds a whole new dimension to his work.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 7:00 – 9:30pm

Seattle Public Library & Elliott Bay Book Company: Isabel Allende: ‘Maya’s Notebook’

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free, but tickets are required (available beginning April 12).

Arts & Culture, Community, Literary

ALL TICKETS HAVE BEEN DISTRIBUTED. A limited number of standby or limited-view tickets may be available the day of the event, beginning at 6:45 pm.

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 7:00 – 8:30pm

A Conversation with Michelle Rhee

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free.

Civics, Community, Media Library

The Seattle Public Library, CityClub, and Elliott Bay Book Company present a conversation with Michelle Rhee, a driving force behind American education reform and author of Radical: Fighting to Put Students First.

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Saturday, February 23, 2013, 2:00 – 3:30pm

SPL/EBBC: Madeleine Albright: ‘Prague Winter’

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. Free.

Civics, Literary, Media Library

Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright discusses her new book, Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948, which sheds light on earlier events that helped shaped her life.

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