Authors at Third Place: truckers, organizers, novelists, sociologists

Monday, June 19, 2017

... and writers of mysteries. All in four days at Third Place Books in Town Center, Lake Forest Park, intersection of Bothell and Ballinger Way. Free and open to the public. Buy a book and the author will sign it.

Finn Murphy
The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road (W. W. Norton)
Tuesday, June 20 at 7pm

Murphy crisscrosses the country, offering a trucker's-eye view of America on the move. With wit, candor, and charm he describes America’s changes over the decades, from the hollowing-out of small towns to changing tastes in culture and home furnishings.

Matthew Sullivan
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore (Scribner)
Wednesday, June 21 at 7pm

Bedazzling, addictive, and wildly clever, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore is a heart-pounding mystery that perfectly captures the intellect and eccentricity of the bookstore milieu and will keep you guessing until the very last page.

Amanda Sullivan
Organized Enough: The Anti-Perfectionist’s Guide to Getting — and Staying — Organized (Da Capo)
Thursday, June 22 at 7pm

In Organized Enough, Amanda Sullivan shares an organizing plan for the rest of us using a science-driven, step-by-step approach that takes into account the hectic pace of modern life.

Richard V. Reeves
Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do about It (Brookings Institution)
Friday, June 23 at 6:30pm

This fascinating book shows how American society has become the very class-defined society that earlier Americans rebelled against — and what can be done to restore a more equitable society.

Steve Holgate
Tangier: A Novel
Saturday, June 24 at 6:30pm

In Tangier, debut novelist Steve Holgate tells two parallel stories: one, a mystery, and the other a spy story. It is story of fathers and sons, the alienation of being a stranger in a strange land, the seductive face of betrayal and, finally, the lengths we’ll go to for redemption.


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