• John D. Anderson

    John D. Anderson: Portrayal of Henry James

    Humanities scholar-Chautauquan John D. Anderson presented his portrayal of prolific American writer, Henry James, on Nov. 20, 2008 at the Central Library as part of The Seattle Public Library's 2008 Living Literature Series.

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  • Scholarships

    College Admissions and Scholarships at the Central Library

    Attendees learned how to prepare for the SAT or ACT, and discovered scholarship resources on Nov. 19, 2008 at the Central Library. Sam Lim, founder of Scholarship Junkies, discussed the vast resources available and how to use these tools to maximize scholarship potential. A representative from Kaplan discussed how to prepare for the SAT or ACT.
     

    College Admissions and Scholarships - Part 1 College Admissions

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    College Admissions and Scholarships - Part 2 Scholarships

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  • Janna Cawrse Esarey

    2008 Jack Straw Writers Program

    The Washington Center for the Book and Jack Straw Productions celebrated the 2008 Jack Straw Writers Program with readings by literary artists on Nov. 16, 2008 at the Central Library.

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  • Cliff Mass

    Cliff Mass: 'The Weather of the Pacific Northwest'

    Cliff Mass discussed "The Weather of the Pacific Northwest" on Nov. 15, 2008 at the Central Library.

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  • William Least Heat-Moon

    William Least Heat-Moon: 'Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey'

    William Least Heat-Moon discussed "Roads to Quoz: An American Mosey" on Nov. 10, 2008 at the Central Library.

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  • Douglas Smith

    Douglas Smith: 'The Pearl'

    Douglas Smith showed images and read from "The Pearl: A True Tale of Forbidden Love in Catherine the Great's Russia" on Nov. 9, 2008 at the Central Library.

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  • M.T. Anderson

    M.T. Anderson: 'The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Volume II'

    M.T. Anderson read from "The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing: Volume II: Kingdom on the Waves" on Nov. 6, 2008 at the Central Library.

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  • Mary Woodward

    Mary Woodward: 'In Defense of Our Neighbors'

    Mary Woodward showed images and read from "In Defense of Our Neighbors: The Walt and Milly Woodward Story," the book that inspired "Snow Falling on Cedars," on Nov. 1, 2008 at the Central Library.

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  • John Green

    John Green: 'Paper Towns'

    Author John Green read from his new novel "Paper Towns" on Oct. 28, 2008 at the Central Library. Green is the author of "Looking for Alaska" and "An Abundance of Katherines." Both books won Michael L. Printz awards for excellence in young adult literature.

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  • 2008 Washington State Book Awards

    2008 Washington State Book Awards

    The Washington Center for the Book at The Seattle Public Library presented the 42nd annual Washington State Book Awards ceremony on Oct. 22, 2008. Six books written by local authors Matt Ruff, Samuel Green, Coll Thrush, David R. Montgomery, Sherman Alexie and George Shannon were winners of the award which recognizes six outstanding books published by Washington authors in 2007.

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