Calendar

March 2024

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12:00pm
Virtual Event

Virtual: Rebecca Gisler and Jordan Stump with Stephen Sparks — About Uncle: A Novel

March 2, 2024 - 12:00pm

Virtual Event

A freaky tale of isolation and the porous membranes between us, Gisler’s slim novel renders a collapsing world with equal parts aversion, fascination, and tenderness


Community Bookstore (Brooklyn, NY), Point Reyes Books (Pt Reyes, CA), and Third Place Books (Seattle, WA) team up for an online event with author Rebecca Gisler and translator Jordan Stump to discuss and celebrate the release of About Uncle, translated by Stump. Stephen Sparks, co-owner of Point Reyes Books, will join in conversation.

 
 
5:30pm
Off-site

2024 Literary Lions Gala

March 2, 2024 - 5:30pm

Off-site

Join Keynote speaker Chris Bohjalian and 19 more incredible authors at the 30th Annual Literary Lions Gala!


 
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7:00pm
Ravenna

Leila Philip with David R. Montgomery — 'Beaverland: How One Weird Rodent Made America'

March 4, 2024 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

An intimate and revelatory dive into the world of the beaver—the wonderfully weird rodent that has surprisingly shaped American history and may save its ecological future.

 

 
 
7:00pm
Off-site

Leslie Jamison with Claire Dederer — Splinters: Another Kind of Love Story (Seattle Public Library)

March 5, 2024 - 7:00pm

Off-site

'I find in Jamison’s work what I’ve sought my entire life: a rigorous and attentive steward for whom dailiness deepens, instead of diminishes, awe.” —Kaveh Akbar


 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Jeff Ayers with Robert Dugoni — 'Leave No Trace: A National Parks Thriller'

March 6, 2024 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

The Statue of Liberty is the target of a terrorist attack, the first in a possible series of attacks, in this new series featuring Special Agent Michael Walker of the National Park Service.

 

 
 
7:30pm
Partner Event

Town Hall Seattle: Tessa Hulls with Putsata Reang — 'Feeding Ghosts: A Graphic Memoir'

March 6, 2024 - 7:30pm

Partner Event

An event in partnership with Town Hall Seattle


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7:00pm
Seward Park

Sarah Rose Etter with Sarah Neilson — 'Ripe: A Novel'

March 7, 2024 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

A surreal novel with “a dark, delicious edge” (Time) about a woman in Silicon Valley who must decide how much she’s willing to give up for success


 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Yashica Dutt with Sonora Jha — 'Coming Out as Dalit: A Memoir of Surviving India's Caste System'

March 7, 2024 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

For readers of Caste, the coming-of-age story of a Dalit individual that illuminates systemic injustice in India and its growing impact on US society


Third Place Books is happy to welcome Yashica Dutt to our Ravenna store for a discussion of her new memoir, /*-->*/

 
 
 
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3:00pm
Off-site

Seattle Public Library: Shaun Scott with Kurt Streeter — 'Heartbreak City: Seattle Sports and the Unmet Promise of Urban Progress'

March 10, 2024 - 3:00pm

Off-site

How the city's marginalized communities have historically used sports as a tool for resilience and resistance.


The Seattle Public Library and Third Place Books are pleased to welcome local author and activist Shaun Scott for a discussion of his book Heartbreak City: Seattle Sports and the Unmet Promise of Urban Progress. Scott will be joined in conversation by journalist Kurt Streeter. This event is free and open to the public. 

 
 
6:30pm
Ravenna

Magic Monday at Ravenna

March 11, 2024 - 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

March 11, 2024 - 7:00pm

Virtual Event

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for this virtual event

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7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Holly Black presents 'The Prisoner's Throne' [SOLD OUT]

March 11, 2024 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

An imprisoned prince. A vengeful queen. And a battle that will determine the future of Elfhame. UPDATE (3/4): This event is now sold out. No standby line for tickets.


Third Place Books is thrilled to welcome YA author Holly Black to our Lake Forest Park store! Holly's new book, The Prisoner's Throne, is the stunning, blood-soaked conclusion to the Stolen Heir duology. Tickets are required in advance.

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7:00pm
Off-site

Seattle Public Library: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore with Jordy Rosenberg — 'Touching the Art'

March 13, 2024 - 7:00pm

Off-site

A daringly observant memoir about intergenerational trauma, fine art, and compartmentalization.


The Seattle Public Library and Third Place Books are pleased to welcome local author Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore for a discussion of her memoir, Touching the Art. Sycamore will be joined in conversation by author Jordy Rosenberg. This event is free and open to the public. 

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Dale Corvino presents 'Bonds & Boundaries'

March 14, 2024 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Bonds & Boundaries maps a queer journey from the moraine of our origins through the vectors of longing


Third Place Books is pleased to welcome Dale Corvino and for a reading of Bonds and Boundaries, Corvino's new collection of short stories. This event is free and open to the public.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

African-American Writers' Alliance Poetry Reading

March 14, 2024 - 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
Partner Event

Town Hall Seattle: Tricia Romano with Dan Savage, David Schneiderman, and Jane Levine — 'The Freaks Came Out to Write: The Definitive History of the Village Voice, the Radical Paper That Changed American Culture'

March 14, 2024 - 7:30pm

Partner Event

An event in partnership with Town Hall Seattle


Town Hall Seattle and Third Place Books present /*-->*/ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Tricia Romano in conversation /*-->*/

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Parisa Akhbari with Maya Prasad — 'Just Another Epic Love Poem'

March 15, 2024 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Best friendship blossoms into something more in this gorgeously written queer literary romance.

 

 
 
7:30pm
Partner Event

Town Hall Seattle: Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft and Merry White — 'Ways of Eating: Exploring Food through History and Culture'

March 15, 2024 - 7:30pm

Partner Event

An event in partnership with Town Hall Seattle


Town Hall Seattle and Third Place Books present Benajmin Wurgraft and Merry White for a discussion of their book, Ways of Eating: Exploring Food through History and Culture.

Purchase tickets here!

 

 
 
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7:00pm
Virtual Event

Booze and Lasers Book Club

March 18, 2024 - 7:00pm

Virtual Event

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for this virtual event

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7:00pm
Seward Park

Christina Hwang Dudley presents 'Pride and Preston Lin'

March 19, 2024 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

In this modern-day retelling of Pride and Prejudice, the quick-witted and contrarian Lissie Cheng must navigate societal pressures and her growing attraction to the rich and enigmatic Preston Lin.

 

Third Place Books welcomes romance author Christina Hwang Dudley to our Seward Park store! Dudley will be discussing her new book, Pride and Preston Lin. This event is free and open to the public.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Seanan McGuire with Amanda Cherry — 'Aftermarket Afterlife'

March 19, 2024 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Seanan McGuire's New York Times-bestselling and Hugo Award-nominated urban fantasy InCryptid series continues with the thirteenth book following the Price family, cryptozoologists who study and protect the creatures living in secret all around us.

 

 
 
7:00pm
Virtual Event

Virtual In Translation Book Club

March 19, 2024 - 7:00pm

Virtual Event

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for this virtual event

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7:00pm
Ravenna

Daryl Gregory with Jack Skillingstead — 'Revelator: A Novel'

March 20, 2024 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The dark, gripping tale of a family in the remote hills of the Smoky Mountains in the 1930s, their secret religion, and the daughter who turns her back on their mysterious god—from the acclaimed author of Spoonbenders.

 

 
 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Lisa Ko with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore — 'Memory Piece: A Novel'

March 22, 2024 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

The award-winning author of The Leavers offers a visionary novel of friendship, art, and ambition that asks: What is the value of a meaningful life?

 

 
 
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5:00pm
Ravenna

Sara Docan-Morgan presents 'In Reunion: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Communication of Family'

March 24, 2024 - 5:00pm

Ravenna

In tracing the stories of the intercultural dynamics inherent in adoptees’ reunions, Docan-Morgan demonstrates the effort, flexibility, empathy, self-reflection, and time required to navigate long-term relationships with birth families.


 
 
7:30pm
Partner Event

Town Hall Seattle: Shain Shapiro with Greg Scuggs — 'This Must Be the Place: How Music Can Make Your City Better'

March 24, 2024 - 7:30pm

Partner Event

An event in partnership with Town Hall Seattle


Town Hall Seattle and Third Place Books present /*-->*/ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ Shain Shapiro in conversation /*-->*/

 
 
6:00pm
Partner Event

Town Hall Seattle: Juliet Hooker with Megan Ming Francis — 'Black Grief/White Grievance: The Politics of Loss'

March 25, 2024 - 6:00pm

Partner Event

An event in partnership with Town Hall Seattle


Town Hall Seattle and Third Place Books present Juliet Hooker in conversation /*-->*/ with Megan Ming Francis for a discussion of her book, Black Grief/White Grievance: The Politics of Loss.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Tarryn Fisher with Colleen Hoover — 'Good Half Gone: A Thriller'

March 25, 2024 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

When Iris was a teen, her twin sister Piper was kidnapped. As an adult, Iris is ready to do what the cops couldn't—find the man who took her.


Third Place Books is thrilled to welcome back Tarryn Fisher to our Lake Forest Park store! Fisher will be discussing her new thriller, Good Half Gone, with superstar, bestselling author Colleen Hoover.  Tickets are required in advance.

 
 
7:30pm
Partner Event

Town Hall Seattle: Sasha Issenberg with Austin Jenkins — 'The Lie Detectives: In Search of a Playbook for Winning Elections in the Disinformation Age'

March 25, 2024 - 7:30pm

Partner Event

An event in partnership with Town Hall Seattle


Town Hall Seattle and Third Place Books present Sasha Issenberg in conversation /*-->*/ with Austin Jenkins for a discussion of his book, The Lie Detectives: In Search of a Playbook for Winning Elections in the Disinformation Age.

 
 
7:00pm
Lake Forest Park

Ross McMeekin presents 'Below the Falls: Stories'

March 26, 2024 - 7:00pm

Lake Forest Park

Written in sharp, poignant prose, Below the Falls is a collection filled with passion, tenderness, love, and peril.


Third Place Books welcomes local author Ross McMeekin to our Lake Forest Park store! McMeekin will be discussing his new collection of short stories, Below the Falls. This event is free and open to the public.

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Barbara Winslow presents 'Revolutionary Feminists: The Women's Liberation Movement in Seattle'

March 26, 2024 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Winslow tells the critical history of the Seattle women’s liberation movement during the 1960s and 1970s


Third Place Books welcomes historian Barbara Winslow for a presentation of her new book, Revolutionary Feminists: The Women's Liberation Movement in Seattle. This event is free and open to the public.

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

In-Person In Translation Book Club

March 26, 2024 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

 
 
7:00pm
Ravenna

Anne de Marcken with Stacey Levine — 'It Lasts Forever and Then It's Over'

March 27, 2024 - 7:00pm

Ravenna

Co-winner of the 2022 Novel Prize, this incredible life-after-death novel asks us to consider how much of our memory, of our bodies, of the world as we know it—how much of what we love can we lose before we are lost? And then what happens?


Third Place Books is thrilled to welcome Olympia's Anne de Marcken to our Ravenna store! de  Marcken will be discussing her  new novel,

 
 
7:00pm
Seward Park

Stephanie Kuehnert and Suzy Exposito with Allison Augustyn — 'Pieces of a Girl'

March 28, 2024 - 7:00pm

Seward Park

A raw and bold YA memoir about abuse and addiction, and the power of expression and community that helped author Stephanie Kuehnert survive and thrive.

 

 
 
 
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