• Bill McKibben discusses Falter

    McKibben’s earlier work offered prescient warnings about climate change. But in his newest book he suggests the danger is broader than that. Join us for a thought-provoking discussion about the future.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 36.24MB] [Play time: 1 hr 19 min]

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  • Emergent Strategy: An Evening with Adrienne Maree Brown

    Join a community-centered conversation with author/activist Adrienne Maree Brown

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 47.79MB] [Play time: 1 hr 44 min]

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  • Thi Bui

    Seattle Reads presents Thi Bui

    Thi Bui will discuss "The Best We Could Do." The evening will also feature a staged reading from the book, adapted by Susan Lieu and directed by Kathy Hsieh, in partnership with Book-It Repertory Theatre.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 39.09MB] [Play time: 1 hr 25 min]

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  • Laila Lalami

    Laila Lalami discusses The Other Americans

    Lalami will discuss her powerful novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant—a family saga, murder mystery, and a love story, informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 24.54MB] [Play time: 0 hr 53 min]

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  • Marie - Dancing Still

    Behind the Songs

    A 5th Avenue Theatre Community Conversation in connection with their upcoming production of the new Ahrens and Flaherty musical "Marie - Dancing Still"

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 36.14MB] [Play time: 1 hr 18 min]

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  • Cory Doctorow

    Cory Doctorow discusses "Radicalized"

    Join us to hear Doctorow discuss his timely book, comprised of four science fiction novellas connected by social, technological, and economic visions of today and what America could be in the near future.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 28.69MB] [Play time: 1 hr 02 min]

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  • Ralina L. Joseph

    Ralina L. Joseph Reads And Discusses 'Postracial Resistance'

    Race and media scholar Ralina L. Joseph reads from “Postracial Resistance: Black Women, Media and the Uses of Strategic Ambiguity.”  

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 24.46MB] [Play time: 0 hr 53 min]

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  • Barry Lopez

    Barry Lopez discusses "Horizon"

    Join us to hear National Book Award winner Lopez discuss one of his most personal books yet: a vivid and poetic account of his world travels and the encounters that have shaped his extraordinary life.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 40.33MB] [Play time: 1 hr 28 min]

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  • An evening of science fiction with Nancy Kress, Jack Skillingstead and Daryl Gregory

    An evening of science fiction with Nancy Kress, Jack Skillingstead and Daryl Gregory

    Join science fiction authors Nancy Kress, Jack Skillingstead and Daryl Gregory for a reading and discussion. The Q&A will be moderated by the always funny fellow writer Adam Rakunas.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 40.59MB] [Play time: 1 hr 28 min]

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  • Samantha Allen

    Samantha Allen discusses Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States

    Join us to hear about Allen’s cross-country road-trip through the surprisingly vibrant queer communities sprouting up in red states, offering a vision of a stronger, more humane America.

    Listen to Audio (mp3) [file size: 27.09MB] [Play time: 0 hr 59 min]

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