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 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

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)
Juan Enriquez (Thursday, April 2 at 00am)
Juan Enriquez (As the Future Catches You, The Untied States of America)

Juan Enriquez has a career that spans business, domestic and international politics, and science. He was the founding director of the Life Sciences Project at Harvard Business School, a fellow at Harvard’s Center for International Affairs, and a peace negotiator during Mexico’s Zapatista rebellion. He has appeared on 60 Minutes, is the author of As the Future Catches You, and has published his work in Harvard Business Review, Foreign Policy, Science, the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Boston Globe. Mr. Enriquez is the CEO of Biotechonomy, a life-sciences research and venture capital firm. (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 (Lord Fear, Class A)

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)
Christopher McDougall (Friday, May 22 at 7pm)
Christopher McDougall (Born to Run, Nacidos para correr, Natural Born Heroes)

Christopher McDougall is a former war correspondent for the Associated Press and is now a contributing editor for Men's Health. A three-time National Magazine Award finalist, he has written for Esquire, The New York Times Magazine, Outside, Men's Journal, and New York. (added from Random House)… (more)
Ginny Gilder (Saturday, May 23 at 00am)
Ginny Gilder (Course Correction) (added from Random House)
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)
Jon Fine (Monday, June 8 at 00am)
Jon Fine

Jon Fine is the executive editor of Inc. magazine. As a guitarist—in Bitch Magnet, Coptic Light, and Don Caballero, among others--he’s performed around the world and appeared on MTV. As a writer, Fine’s long-running BusinessWeek column “Media Centric” won both American Society of Business Publication Editors and National Headliner awards, and his work for Food & Wine won a James Beard Award. He has served as an on-air contributor to CNBC, and his work has also appeared in The Atlantic, GQ, and Details. (added from Random House)… (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)
Clark Elliott (Monday, June 15 at 7:30pm)
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)
Joanna Klink (Tuesday, June 16 at 7pm)
Joanna Klink

Joanna Klink is the author of three books of poetry, They Are Sleeping, Circadian, and Raptus. Her work has appeared in Chicago Review, Boston Review, and other journals. Klink taught in the M.F.A. Program at the University of Montana for seven years and is a recipient of a Rona Jaffe Writer's Award. She is currently teaching at Harvard University. (added from Random House)… (more)
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)
Val Brelinski (Tuesday, August 11 at 7pm)
Val Brelinski

Val Brelinski was born and raised in Nampa, Idaho, the daughter of devout evangelical Christians. She was a recent Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford, where she was also a Jones Lecturer in fiction writing. She received an MFA from the University of Virginia, and her writing has been published in VQR and The Rumpus. She lives in Woodland, California. (added from Random House)… (more)
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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