Wicked Bugs- diabolical insects the focus of author appearance at Third Place Books on Friday

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Amy Stewart, the author of "Wicked Bugs" will discuss her book at 6:30 pm Friday at Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way N.E. in Lake Forest Park. Free (206-366-3333; .

From our news partner The Seattle Times
Wicked Bugs: Amy Stewart's take on the planet's most diabolical insects 
Amy Stewart's new book "Wicked Bugs" looks at insects that have brought mankind to its knees throughout history. Stewart discusses her book Friday at Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park and Saturday at Village Books in Bellingham. 
By Allen Pierleoni
The Sacramento Bee
Award-winning nature writer and National Public Radio regular Amy Stewart is on a first-name basis with some of the baddest bugs in the insect kingdom, as she shows in "Wicked Bugs: The Louse that Conquered Napoleon's Army and Other Diabolical Insects" (Algonquin, $18.05, 288 pages). 
Combining dark humor, little-known history and goose-bump-inducing entomological fact, she takes on more than 100 of our flying, creeping and burrowing worst nightmares.

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