#BookBingoNW2020 - a SAL speaker (past or upcoming)
Here are some suggestions for your Summer Book Bingo NW 2020 category: a SAL speaker (past or upcoming). Founded in 1987, Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) champions the literary arts by engaging and inspiring readers and writers of all generations in the greater Puget Sound region. For more information, visit their website at https://lectures.org/
One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy
A startling history of voter suppression in America. Carol Anderson was a SAL speaker in June, 2020.
Format: eBook - 2018View One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy
A versatile, illustrious author brings out his first short-fiction buffet for sampling, and the results are provocatively varied in taste and texture; sometimes piquant, other times zesty (Kirkus.) James McBride was a SAL speaker in 2014.
Format: eBook - 2017View Five-carat Soul
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Are we headed toward a man-made sixth extinction? Elizabeth Kolbert argues this may be the case. Elizabeth Kolbert was a SAL speaker in April, 2020.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2014 UnabridgedView The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
White Tears: A Novel
A well-turned and innovative tale that cannily connects old-time blues and modern-day minstrelsy (Kirkus.) Hari Kunzru was a SAL speaker in 2012.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2017 UnabridgedView White Tears: A Novel
In the Dream House: A Memoir
In this honest, innovative memoir, Carmen shares the story of her abusive relationship with another woman. Carmen Maria Machado was a SAL speaker in January, 2020.
Format: eBook - 2019View In the Dream House: A Memoir
Zone One: A Novel
The zombie genre provides unlikely inspiration for the author’s creative renewal (Kirkus.) Colson Whitehead was a SAL speaker in February, 2018.
Format: eBook - 2011 First editionView Zone One: A Novel
The Witches Are Coming
This is a laugh-out-loud cultural critique of the #MeToo movement with insightful examples of how misogyny and prejudices are openly rampant. Lindy West was a SAL speaker in November, 2019.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2019 UnabridgedView The Witches Are Coming
So You Want to Talk About Race
A clear and candid contribution to an essential conversation (Kirkus.) Ijeoma Oluo was a SAL speaker in January, 2018.
Format: Downloadable Audiobook - 2018 UnabridgedView So You Want to Talk About Race
A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel
Sentenced to house arrest in Moscow's luxurious Metropol hotel, Count Alexander Rostov must learn to adapt to his new confined life.\nAmor Towles was a SAL speaker in November, 2019.
Format: eBook - 2016View A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel
A finalist for the National Book Award in poetry, this is her first collection of poetry. \nSolmaz Sharif was a SAL speaker in June, 2019.
Format: eBook - 2016View Look: Poems