Calendar

December 2022

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Virtual Event

Dalkey Archive Press: Then, Now, & Next

December 1, 2022 - 6:00pm

Virtual Event

A celebration of Dalkey Archive Press, featuring authors Ben Slotky and Curtis White, plus backlist recommendations from indie booksellers
 
 
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Partner Event

Town Hall Seattle: Jessixa Bagley with Jeffrey Lee Cheatham III—Lit for Kids: A Peek at Children’s Publishing

December 2, 2022 - 6:00pm

Partner Event

Presented by Town Hall Seattle! Purchase tickets at townhallseattle.org


Third Place Books and Town Hall Seattle are thrilled to present Jessixa Bagley in conversation with Jeffrey Lee Cheatham III discussing 'Lit for Kids: A Peek at Children’s Publishing.'

Purchase tickets here.
 

 
 
11:00am
Seward Park

ReAct Holiday Storytime at Seward Park

December 3, 2022 - 11:00am

Seward Park

Join us for storytime at Seward Park with ReAct Theatre!

ReAct Theatre is Seattle's multi-ethnic philanthropic theater company, creating all kinds of theatre for all kinds of people. Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion on stage for nearly three decades. Join us for this delightful annual holiday tradition—Holiday Storytime for the young at heart! This event is free and open to the public. Kids of all ages welcome.

 
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5:00pm
Virtual Event

Virtual Event: Emma Ramadan and Olivia Baes with Elissa Gabbert — 'The Easy Life' by Marguerite Duras

December 7, 2022 - 5:00pm

Virtual Event

For the first time in English, Marguerite Duras's foundational masterpiece


Third Place Books is thrilled to partner with Community Bookstore (Brooklyn) and the Transnational Literature Series at Brookline Booksmith (Boston) to present translators Emma Ramadan and Olivia Baes, discussing a new translation of Marguerite Duras with poet, essayist, and critic Elisa Gabbert.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

African-American Writers' Alliance Poetry Reading

December 8, 2022 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

Join us for our monthly reading with the African-American Writers' Alliance!

The African-American Writers' Alliance, a diverse and dynamic collective of Seattle-area writers of African descent, provides an informal and supportive forum for new and published writers.

The African-American Writers' Alliance is funded by Shunpike.

 
 
7:30pm
Virtual Event

KCLS Livestream: Author Voices with Esmé Weijun Wang

December 8, 2022 - 7:30pm

Virtual Event

Join King County Library for their virtual Author Voices series.

 

Join a discussion with Esmé Weijun Wang, author of The Collected Schizophrenias.  Local author Anne Liu Kellor will moderate.

Sponsored by the King County Library System Foundation and part of the Author Voices series.  

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

John Straley presents 'Blown by the Same Wind'

December 9, 2022 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

“Straley’s prose is achingly perceptive, cinematically vivid and just pure pleasure to read.” —Scott Hawkins 

 

Third Place Books is pleased to welcome back criminal investigator and crime novelist John Straley to our Ravenna store! Straley will be discussing the next installment in the Cold Storage series, Blown by the Same Wind. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required in advance.

 
 
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Ravenna

Magic Monday at Ravenna

December 12, 2022 - 6:30pm

Ravenna

Held the second Monday of the month, each show features the Pacific Northwest's finest magicians performing feats of mystery, wonder and the bizarre. With its origins in the theaters of London and New York, Magic Monday is a cabaret of conjuring in the intimate setting of our bookstore.

 
 
7:00pm
Virtual Event

Radical Romance Book Club

December 12, 2022 - 7:00pm

Virtual Event

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for this virtual event

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6:00pm
Lake Forest Park

ReAct Holiday Storytime at Lake Forest Park

December 13, 2022 - 6:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Join us for an evening storytime at Lake Forest Park!

ReAct Theatre is Seattle's multi-ethnic philanthropic theater company, creating all kinds of theatre for all kinds of people. Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion on stage for nearly three decades. Join us for this delightful annual holiday tradition—Holiday Storytime for the young at heart! This event is free and open to the public. Kids of all ages welcome.

 
 
7:30pm
Partner Event

Town Hall Seattle: Eric Chudler—'Neuropedia: A Brief Compendium of Brain Phenomena'

December 14, 2022 - 7:30pm

Partner Event

Presented by Town Hall Seattle! Purchase tickets at townhallseattle.org


Third Place Books and Town Hall Seattle are thrilled to present Eric Chudler for a discussion of his book Neuropedia: A Brief Compendium of Brain Phenomena.

Purchase tickets here.
 

 
 
 
 
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7:00pm
Virtual Event

Booze and Lasers Book Club

December 19, 2022 - 7:00pm

Virtual Event

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for this virtual event

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7:00pm
Virtual Event

In Translation Book Club

December 20, 2022 - 7:00pm

Virtual Event

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7:30pm
Virtual Event

KCLS Livestream: Author Voices with John Medina

December 20, 2022 - 7:30pm

Virtual Event

Join King County Library for their virtual Author Voices series.

 

Join a discussion with John Medina, author of Brain Rules for Work. 

Sponsored by the King County Library System Foundation and part of the Author Voices series.  

Register now on Crowdcast!
 

 
 
 
 
 
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7:00pm
Virtual Event

Social Justice Syllabus vol VI: Say Gay

December 29, 2022 - 7:00pm

Virtual Event

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