2018 Pacific Northwest Book Award Nominees

In-Store

Saturday, October 24th, 3:00pm -- Emily Van Kley and Jonathan Johnson

Orca is pleased to welcome poets Emily Van Kley and Jonathan Johnson to the store on this October afternoon. Both authors will be reading from recent work, including contributions to two recent anthologies of writing about Michigan's majestic Upper Peninsula.

Here: Women Writing on Michigan's Upper Peninsula Cover Image
By Ronald Reikki (Editor), Ronald Riekki (Editor), Alison Swan (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781611861631
Availability: Backordered
Published: Michigan State University Press - May 1st, 2015

The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works Cover Image
By Ron Riekkie (Editor)
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ISBN: 9780814338650
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Published: Wayne State University Press - May 1st, 2013

Hannah and the Mountain: Notes Toward a Wilderness Fatherhood Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780803226012
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Published: University of Nebraska Press - March 1st, 2005

Saturday, September 12th, 1:00pm -- Susan Abulhawa

Orca Books and the Rachel Corrie Foundation are delighted to welcome Susan Abulhawa to the store on this September afternoon. The author of Mornings in Jenin, Susan will be talking about her new book, The Blue Between Sky and Water, a novel about four generations of powerful Palestinian women in Gaza.

The Blue Between Sky and Water Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781632862211
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 1st, 2015

Mornings in Jenin Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781608190461
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - February 2nd, 2010

Sunday, October 18th, 2:00pm -- Patricia Holm, Author of "The Null Set Remembered"

Orca Books is thrilled to welcome Patricia Holm to the store on this October afternoon. Patricia will be talking about her book "The Null Set Remembered: A Memoir of a Coffee House 1964-1967".

In the author's own words:

"From 1964 – 1967, in days of alternative life styles, political upheaval and social protest, the Null Set offered a safe haven for new ideas and a stage for Northwest musicians who were exploring sounds from the past.

Saturday, October 17th, 3:00pm -- David Hlavsa

Orca is delighted to welcome back to the store David Hlavsa, head of the Theatre Arts Department at St. Martin's University and author of the new book "Walking Distance: Pilgrimage, Parenthood, Grief, and Home Repairs.

Walking Distance: Pilgrimage, Parenthood, Grief, and Home Repairs Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781611861860
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Published: Michigan State University Press - August 1st, 2015

An Actor Rehearses: What to Do When and Why Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781581154627
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Published: Allworth Press - October 1st, 2006

Wednesday, October 7th, 7:00pm -- Stacy Bannerman, Author of "Homefront 911: How Families of Veterans Are Wounded by Our Wars "

Orca Books is proud to welcome author and activist Stacy Bannerman to the store on this October evening. Stacy will be discussing her upcoming book "Homefront 911: How Families of Veterans are Wounded by Our Wars".

Homefront 911: How Families of Veterans Are Wounded by Our Wars Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781628725698
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Published: Arcade Publishing - October 6th, 2015

Fireside Book Group: Farley Mowat's "The Boat Who Wouldn't Float"

The Fireside Book Group meets the first Thursday of most months at Orca Books at 7pm. New members are always welcome. Orca offers a 10% discount on new copies of book club selections.

At the August meeting, the group will be discussing Farley Mowat's classic, "the Boat Who Wouldn't Float".

The Boat Who Wouldn't Float Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780553277883
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Published: Starfire - April 1st, 1984

Fireside Book Group: Nick Hornby's "About a Boy"

The Fireside Book Group meets the first Thursday of most months at Orca Books at 7pm. New members are always welcome. Orca offers a 10% discount on new copies of book club selections.

At the Thursday, September 3rd meeting, the group will discuss Nick Hornby's "About a Boy".

About a Boy Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781573229579
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 30th, 2002

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