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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

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

Jul
15
Celeste Ng (Tuesday, July 15 at unknown time)
Jul
15
John Edward Huth, The Lost Art of Finding Our Way (Tuesday, July 15 at 7pm)
John Edward Huth, The Lost Art of Finding Our Way

Discussion and signing, Elliott Bay Book Company (added from Harvard University Press)
Jul
22
William T. Vollmann (Tuesday, July 22 at 7pm)
Jul
29
High as the Horses' Bridles (Tuesday, July 29 at 7pm)
Meet Scott Cheshire as he reads from his debut novel High as the Horses' Bridles. (added from Macmillan)
Jul
30
Untitled event (Wednesday, July 30 at 00am)
Aug
4
Amy Bloom (Monday, August 4 at 00am)
Amy Bloom (Persuasion, A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You, away, Love invents us, Normal, Lucky us, Where the God of Love Hangs Out, The Wings of the Dove, Between Here and Here (short story))

Amy Bloom is the author of the bestselling and acclaimed away; Come to Me, a National Book Award finalist; A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You, nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award; Love invents us; and Normal. Her stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, O. Henry Prize Short Stories, The Scribner Anthology of Contemporary Short Fiction, and many other anthologies here and abroad. She has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Vogue, Granta, and Slate, among other publications, and has won a National Magazine Award. Bloom teaches creative writing at Yale University. (added from Random House)… (more)
Aug
19
Chelsea Cain (Tuesday, 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)
Sep
17
Daniel Kehlmann (Wednesday, September 17 at 7pm)
Daniel Kehlmann (Fame, Me and Kaminski, Measuring the World, F)

Daniel Kehlmann was born in Munich in 1975 and lives in Berlin and New York. His works have won the Candide Prize, the Doderer Prize, the Kleist Prize, the Welt Literature Prize, and the Thomas Mann Prize. Measuring the World was translated into more than forty languages and is one of the greatest successes in postwar German literature. His most recent work, F, was published by Pantheon Books in August 2014. (added from Random House)… (more)
Sep
25
David Mitchell (Thursday, September 25 at 7:30pm)
David Mitchell (Black Swan Green, Cloud Atlas, Ghostwritten, Number9dream, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, The bone clocks, The Reason I Jump, David Mitchell: Three bestselling novels, Cloud Atlas, Black Swan Green, and The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet)

David Mitchell is the award-winning and bestselling author of The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, Black Swan Green, Cloud Atlas, Number9dream, and Ghostwritten. Twice shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Mitchell was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME magazine in 2007. With KA Yoshida, Mitchell co-translated from the Japanese the international bestselling memoir, The Reason I Jump. He lives in Ireland with his wife and two children. (added from Random House)… (more)
Oct
1
Joseph O'Neill (Wednesday, October 1 at 7pm)
Joseph O'Neill (Netherland, The Dog, Blood-Dark Track)

JOSEPH O’NEILL is the author of the novels Netherland (which won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction and the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award), This Is the Life, and The Breezes, and of a family history, Blood-Dark Track. His most recent novel, The Dog, will be published by Pantheon Books in September 2014. He lives in New York and teaches at Bard College.Joseph O'Neill is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (www.rhspeakers.com). (added from Random House)… (more)
Nov
5
Simon Winchester will be promoting The Men Who United the States (Wednesday, November 5 at 7pm)
Simon Winchester will be promoting The Men Who United the States (added from HarperCollins)
Jan
15
Bryce Andrews (Thursday, January 15, 2015 at unknown time)
Bryce Andrews writes from southwest Montana, where he manages a conservation-oriented cattle ranch. He has appeared on Montana Public Radio and PBS and his essays and short work have been published in High Country News, Big Sky Journal, Camas Magazine, and Backpacker. (added from Simon & Schuster)
Jan
27
Jennie Shortridge (Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 7pm)
Jennie Shortridge has published five novels: Love Water Memory, When She Flew, Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe, Eating Heaven, and Riding with the Queen. When not writing, teaching writing workshops, or volunteering with kids, Jennie stays busy as a founding member of Seattle7Writers.org, a collective of Northwest authors devoted both to raising funds for community literacy projects and to raising awareness of Northwest literature. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Feb
3
Armistead Maupin will be promoting The Days of Anna Madrigal (Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 7pm)
Armistead Maupin will be promoting The Days of Anna Madrigal (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
4
Brian Payton will be promoting The Wind Is Not a River (Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 7pm)
Brian Payton will be promoting The Wind Is Not a River (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
11
Willy Vlautin will be promoting The Free (Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7pm)
Willy Vlautin will be promoting The Free (added from HarperCollins)
Feb
24
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now (Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 7pm)
Matthew Quick will be promoting The Good Luck of Right Now (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
13
Rene Denfeld will be promoting The Enchanted (Friday, March 13, 2015 at 7pm)
Rene Denfeld will be promoting The Enchanted (added from HarperCollins)
Mar
28
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement (Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 12pm)
Amy Tan will be promoting The Valley of Amazement (added from HarperCollins)
Jun
1
Maya Lang (Monday, June 1, 2015 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)
Jun
13
Kathryn Ma will be promoting The Year She Left Us (Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 7pm)
Kathryn Ma will be promoting The Year She Left Us (added from HarperCollins)
Jun
15
Kathryn Ma will be promoting The Year She Left Us (Monday, June 15, 2015 at 7pm)
Kathryn Ma will be promoting The Year She Left Us (added from HarperCollins)
Jun
17
Smith Henderson will be promoting Fourth of July Creek (Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 7pm)
Smith Henderson will be promoting Fourth of July Creek (added from HarperCollins)
Aug
19
Chelsea Cain (Wednesday, August 19, 2015 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)

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