Girl geeks, culture shock, and love & war at Third Place Books

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Experience the tech industry from a female view, experience Japan as an American tries to assimilate, and experience the build up to war in an English village - all without leaving Lake Forest Park.

Authors discuss their books and autograph your copies at Third Place Book, upper level Town Center, intersection of Bothell Way and Ballinger Way in Lake Forest Park.

Katherine A. Hitchcock
Atypical Girl Geek : A Memoir
Tuesday, March 22  7pm
In her new memoir, Hitchcock offers a unique perspective of the tech industry-sharing her experience as one of the few women in early Silicon Valley and her personal and professional growth as computers came to reshape our society

Lucas Kelleher
Shakotan Blue
Saturday, March 26  6:30pm
The fascinating true story of one American's journey through Japan and his unflinching efforts to assimilate into the community of a sleepy Hokkaido fishing village.

Helen Simonson
in-conversation with Jennie Shortridge
The Summer Before the War
(Random House)
Wednesday, March 30 7pm
The bestselling author of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand returns with a breathtaking novel of love and war that reaches far beyond the small English town in which it is set.

This will be an in-conversation style event with Jennie Shortridge, author of Love, Water, Memory and When She Flew as moderator.

See the review in The Seattle Times.

Updated 3-22-016


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