The Seattle Public Library - Author Readings and L

The Seattle Public Library - Author Readings and L

Colson Whitehead reads and discusses 'The Underground Railroad'

Bestselling author Colson Whitehead’s newest novel,“The Underground Railroad,” tells the story of Cora, a slave on a...

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Food Justice, Food Education, and Food Literacy

Listen as we celebrate Food Literacy Month with a panel discussion about food justice, food education, and food...

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"Looking for Betty MacDonald" A conversation with Paula Becker

Paula Becker talks about Betty MacDonald, her life and writings. MacDonald (1907-1958) was the best-selling author of...

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Sarah Jaffe reads from ‘Necessary Trouble: Americans in Revolt'

Journalist Sarah Jaffe examines the new era of political engagement and social activism, including the $15 minimum...

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Robert Wyss discusses 'The Man Who Built the Sierra Club'

Robert Wyss reads and discusses his latest book, 'The Man Who Built the Sierra Club', which tells the story of the...

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Michael Swanwick reads from his new novel "Chasing the Phoenix"

Join award-winning writer Michael Swanwick for a reading and discussion as part of the Clarion West Summer Reading...

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Discussion of the Film 'Under the Bridge: the Criminalization of Homelessness'

Listen to a discussion about 'Under the Bridge: The Criminalization of Homelessness' a film about the plight of a...

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Moby reads from his memoir 'Porcelain'

From one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account...

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Alain de Botton reads from his new novel 'The Course of Love'

“The Course of Love” explores what happens after the birth of love, what it takes to maintain love, and what happens...

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Terry McMillan reads from 'I Almost Forgot About You'

The latest from Terry McMillan, the bestselling author of “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” and “Waiting to Exhale,”...

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The Wild Geese Players Present Readings from James Joyce's 'Ulysses'

Listen to The Wild Geese Players of Seattle as they present a staged reading of two chapters of James Joyce’s...

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Tracy Baron Reads and Discusses 'Happy Family' with Maria Semple

Listen to a conversation between authors Tracy Barone and Maria Semple about Barone's debut novel "Happy Family."...

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Your Business - Operate Smart

You've completed your business plan, sought financing, developed your market strategy - now what? Listen to this...

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Advancing Racial Equity and Engaging the Community’s Voice: Reverend Starsky Wilson

In the wake of Michael Brown, Jr.’s tragic death in 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri, what can other cities and regions do...

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Community Listening: The Jungle

Listen to residents of the homeless encampment called The Jungle as they share their perspectives on their community....

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LGBT Business Builder

Listen to this podcast about programs and assistance available to LGBT-owned small businesses, and how to register as...

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Youth Homelessness: Advocacy and Action

Listen in to a panel on youth and young adult homelessness as they engage the audience in a conversation about the...

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Writers in the Schools, Second Night

Listen in to an evening with future Pulitzer Prize-winning voices! Students will share original poems, short stories,...

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Writers in the Schools, First Night

Listen in to an evening with future Pulitzer Prize-winning voices! Students will share original poems, short stories,...

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Jo Baker reads from 'A Country Road, A Tree'

Jo Baker reads from her new novel, "A Country Road, A Tree". From the best-selling author of “Longbourn,” a stunning...

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