Third Place Books goes wild this week

Monday, January 8, 2018

Wild chimpanzees in the Gombe forest and the remote wilderness of the North Cascades are the readings this week from authors John Crocker and Lauren Danner.

Purchase one of their books at the store and they will sign it for you. 206-366-3333.

Third Place Books, Town Center Lake Forest Park, 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park

John Crocker
Following Fifi: My Adventures Among Wild Chimpanzees: Lessons from Our Closest Relatives  (Pegasus Books)
Tuesday, January 9 at 7 pm
As a young student, local author John Crocker embarked on the adventure of a lifetime, spending eight months in the Gombe forest working with Jane Goodall. Upon returning home and becoming a doctor, Crocker found himself incorporating the lessons he learned into his work as a father and physician.

Lauren Danner
Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park (Washington State University Press)
Thursday, January 11 at 7 pm
For the first time, the captivating story of how a remote and rugged wilderness was preserved to become Washington's third national park, in time for its fiftieth anniversary. Danner expertly depicts the struggle for conservation as a culmination of evolving post-World War II values about the environment.


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