Elliott Bay Book Company (Seattle)

1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122

United States

800-962-5311; querieselliotbaybook.com

Type: Bookstore — new books

Web site: http://www.elliottbaybook.com

Events: http://www.elliottbaybook.com/node/events/cur…

Twitter account: @elliottbaybooks

Amenities: wifi, food/drink

Description: A Book Riot favorite: http://bookriot.com/2013/04/16/saying-hello-to-a-new-bookstore/

Added by: mvrdrk.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 2919


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Comment wall

A longtime favourite: the handwritten staff recommendation cards. Great poetry selection, too.
December 27, 2014 by the_red_shoes
Great bookstore. Cafe prices are very high.
October 2010 by 47degreesnorth
Photos are of the old (pre-March 2010) location.
May 2010 by KingRat
The great-grand-daddy of local bookstores - a great place to find new classics and listen to new authors.
March 2008 by morfydd

Upcoming events

Mark Adams (Wednesday, March 11 at 7pm)
Mark Adams

MARK ADAMS is the author of the acclaimed history Mr. America, which The Washington Post named a Best Book of 2009, and the New York Times bestseller Turn Right at Machu Picchu. He writes for many national magazines, including GQ, Men's Journal, and New York. He lives near New York City with his family. (added from Random House)
Reif Larsen (Thursday, March 12 at 7pm)
Reif Larsen

Reif Larsen's first novel, The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet, was a New York Times bestseller and has been translated into twenty-seven languages. A Montana Honor book, The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet was a finalist for the IndieBound Award, was short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, and is currently being released as a film in France and the United States. (added from Random House)… (more)
Rene Denfeld will be promoting The Enchanted (Friday, March 13 at 7pm)
Rene Denfeld will be promoting The Enchanted (added from HarperCollins)
Jane Hirshfield (Thursday, March 19 at 7pm)
Jane Hirshfield (The Ink Dark Moon, Come, thief, Ten Windows, The Beauty)

Jane Hirshfield is the author of seven previous collections of poetry, two books of essays, and four books collecting and co-translating the work of poets from the past. A current chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, Hirshfield has received many prizes and awards including fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations and the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Book Award, the Poetry Center Book Award, and finalist selection for the National Book Critics Circle Award and England's T.S. Eliot Prize. Her work appears in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, The New Republic, Harper's, Orion, The American Poetry Review, Poetry, Slate, McSweeney's, and seven editions of The Best American Poetry. She has been featured in two Bill Moyers PBS television specials and her work appears frequently on Garrison Keillor's Writer's Almanac and other public radio programs. (added from Random House)… (more)
Marie-Rose Phan-Le (Wednesday, March 25 at 7pm)
Marie-Rose Phan-Le (Talking Story) (added from Random House)
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement (Saturday, March 28 at 12pm)
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement (added from HarperCollins)
Kazuo Ishiguro (Monday, March 30 at 7pm)
Kazuo Ishiguro (An Artist of the Floating World, A pale view of hills, Never let me go, Nocturnes, The Remains of the Day, The Unconsoled, The Buried Giant, When We Were Orphans, Nunca Me Abandones)

Kazuo Ishiguro's seven previous books have won him wide renown and numerous honors. His work has been translated into more than forty languages. Both The Remains of the Day and Never let me go have more than 1,000,000 copies in print across platforms, and both were adapted into highly acclaimed films. (added from Random House)… (more)
Robin Oliveira (Tuesday, March 31 at 7pm)
Robin Oliveira

Robin Oliveria received an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and was awarded the James Jones First Novel Fellowship for a work-in-progress for My Name Is Mary Sutter. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and two children. (added from Random House)
Thomas McGuane (Wednesday, April 1 at 7pm)
Thomas McGuane (Gallatin Canyon, Keep the Change, Ninety-two in the Shade, Nobody's angel, Nothing But Blue Skies, Driving on the rim, Panama, Something to be desired, The Bushwacked Piano, The Cadence of Grass, The Longest Silence, The sporting club, To skin a cat, Crow fair)

Thomas McGuane lives on a ranch in McLeod, Montana. He is the author of nine novels, three works of nonfiction, and two other collections of stories, Gallatin Canyon and To skin a cat. (added from Random House)… (more)
David Brooks (Wednesday, April 29 at 00am)
David Brooks (Bobos in Paradise, The Social Animal, The Way We Live Now, The Road to Character)

David Brooks is one of the nation’s leading writers and commentators. He is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times and appears regularly on PBS NewsHour and Meet the Press. He is the bestselling author of The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement; Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There; and On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense.From the Hardcover edition. (added from Random House)… (more)
Matthew Pearl (Monday, May 4 at 7pm)
Matthew Pearl (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Dante Club, The Last Dickens, The Poe Shadow, The technologists, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Professor's Assassin (Short Story), Dante's Inferno)

Matthew Pearl is the New York Times bestselling author of The Dante Club, The Poe Shadow, and The Last Dickens. He is the editor of the Modern Library editions of Dante’s Inferno (translated by Henry Wordsworth Longfellow) and Edgar Allan Poe’s The Murders in the Rue Morgue: The Dupin Tales. (added from Random House)… (more)
Lucas Mann (Wednesday, May 20 at 7pm)
Lucas Mann (Class A, Lord Fear)

Lucas Mann was born in New York City and received his MFA from the University of Iowa, where he was the Provost’s Visiting Writer in Nonfiction. His essays and stories have appeared in or are forthcoming from Wigleaf, Barrelhouse, New South, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, and The Kenyon Review. He teaches writing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and lives in Providence, Rhode Island. (added from Random House)… (more)
Maya Lang (Monday, June 1 at 3pm)
Maya Lang is the first-generation daughter of Indian immigrants and was born in Queens, New York. She was awarded the 2012 Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe Foundation Scholarship in Fiction and was a Finalist for Glimmer Train’s Short Story Award for New Writers. She holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and lives in Seattle with her family. The Sixteenth of June is her first book. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Clark Elliott (Friday, June 12 at 00am)
Clark Elliott

Clark Elliott, PhD, is an associate professor of artificial intelligence at DePaul University. A musical prodigy, he holds three teaching certificates for music, the B.M., M.M. (music), and M.S. (computer science) degrees, and a PhD from Northwestern’s Institute for the Learning Sciences with an emphasis on artificial intelligence. He lives in Evanston, Illinois. (added from Random House)… (more)
Kathryn Ma will be promoting The Year She Left Us (Saturday, June 13 at 7pm)
Kathryn Ma will be promoting The Year She Left Us (added from HarperCollins)
Kathryn Ma will be promoting The Year She Left Us (Monday, June 15 at 7pm)
Kathryn Ma will be promoting The Year She Left Us (added from HarperCollins)
Smith Henderson will be promoting Fourth of July Creek (Wednesday, June 17 at 7pm)
Smith Henderson will be promoting Fourth of July Creek (added from HarperCollins)
Rebecca Makkai (Wednesday, July 8 at 7pm)
Rebecca Makkai

Rebecca Makkai’s stories have been anthologized in The Best American Short Stories 2008, 2009, and 2010, and have appeared in Tin House, Ploughshares, The Threepenny Review, and on NPR’s Selected Shorts. Makkai teaches elementary school and lives north of Chicago with her husband and two daughters. (added from Random House)
Chelsea Cain (Wednesday, August 19 at 7pm)
Chelsea Cain is the author of the New York Times bestselling Archie Sheridan/Gretchen Lowell thrillers Heartsick, Sweetheart, Evil at Heart, The Night Season, Kill You Twice, and Let Me Go. Her Portland-based thrillers have been published in twenty-four languages, recommended on the TODAY show, appeared in episodes of HBO’s True Blood and ABC’s Castle, been named among Stephen King’s top ten favorite books of the year, and included in NPR’s list of the top 100 thrillers ever written. According to Booklist, “Popular entertainment just doesn’t get much better than this.” (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Mark L. Winston, Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive (Sunday, November 15 at 7pm)
Mark L. Winston, Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive

Talk, signing, and local honey tasting (courtesy Karyn Schwartz/Sugarpill Apothecary), The Elliott Bay Book Company (added from Harvard University Press)

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