Survival, druggie to doctor, and intellectual discussion at Third Place Books

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Third Place Books showcases three authors this week. One tells a story of redemption as he travelled from dealing drugs to dispensing them. Another tells a tale of hair-raising adventure and survival, and the third features two men camping out and arguing life issues.

As always, the public is invited and those purchasing books can get them autographed by the author. Third Place Books is on the upper level of Town Center at the corner of Ballinger Way and Bothell Way in Lake Forest Park.

Drugs, Food, Sex and God: An Addicted Drug Dealer Goes from Convict to Doctor Through the Power of Intention (Paperback)
Dr George Baxter-Holder 
Monday, Feb 2, 7pm

In his memoir, Dr. George Baxter-Holder shows what it means to live a life that is truly free and guided by intention by sharing his journey from a life of drug dealing to life as a doctor.

The Jaguar's Children (Hardcover)
By John Vaillant
Wednesday, Feb 4, 7-8pm

Vaillant’s latest novel is an unforgettable survival story recounted by Hector, a man trapped inside a tanker truck during an illegal border crossing.  John Vaillant is the author of the award-winning books The Tiger and The Golden Spruce.

I Think You're Totally Wrong: A Quarrel (Hardcover)
By David Shields, Caleb Powell
Thursday, Feb 5, 7-8pm

As antipoides (direct opposites) since first meeting twenty-five years ago, Shields and Powell headed to a cabin in the Cascades and threw down. The focus? Life vs. Art.  I Think You’re Totally Wrong covers the range of topics they argued.


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