Authors this week - Jamie Ford presents his new book

Monday, September 11, 2017

Authors this week at Third Place Books will present memoirs, history, canals and locks, and a novel set at the Seattle World's Fair.

Third Place Books, LFP Town Center, intersection of Bothell and Ballinger Way.

David Williams and Jennifer Ott 
Waterway: The Story of Seattle’s Locks and Ship Canal (Historylink)
Monday, September 11 at 7 pm
Historian Jennifer Ott and David B. Williams, author of Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle's Topography, explore how industry, transportation, and the very character of the city and region developed in response to changes brought by Seattle’s canal and locks.

William Daniels 
There I Go Again: How I Came to Be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, Kitt, and Many Others (Potomac Books)
Wednesday, September 13 at 7 pm
There I Go Again is a celebrity memoir like no other, revealing the life of a man whose acting career has been so rich that millions of Americans know his face even while they might not recognize his name.

Laurie Halse Anderson 
Ashes (Atheneum)
Friday, September 15 at 6:30 pm
Return to the American Revolution in this blistering conclusion to the trilogy that began with the National Book Award Finalist Chains and continued with Forge, which the New York Times called “a return not only to the colonial era but to historical accuracy.” Grades 7+. Now out in paperback!

Jamie Ford
Love and Other Consolation Prizes (Ballantine)
Saturday, September 16 at 4 pm
From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a novel about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s 1909 World's Fair. An enchanting tale about innocence and devotion—in a world where everything, and everyone, is for sale. Presentation FREE. Signing line ticket only available with purchase.


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