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Author talk: AWARENI by Lennee Reid - Saturday Sept 9th 3pm

Please join us for a reading of Awareni by celebrated local poet, Lennee Reid.

Lennee Reid is a Creole author, multi media artist, performance poet, activist, healer, and community organizer based in Olympia, Washington. She has opened for Pussy Riot, been featured in Northwest Poetry forum, and was included in "Arising," an installation by Yoko Ono. Awareni is her third book of poetry, and the first published by Last Word Press.

Awareni By Lennée Reid Cover Image
$15.00
Book may be unavailable or out of print. Please email or call for more information.
ISBN: 9781944234539
Published: Last Word Press - May 19th, 2023

Women's Lib Book Club - A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

"Passionate and forthright, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman attacked the prevailing view of docile, decorative femininity, and instead laid out the principles of emancipation: an equal education for girls and boys, an end to prejudice, and for women to become defined by their profession, not their partner."

 

For the FIRST meeting of the Women's Liberation Book Club, we will be meeting in-store to discuss the monumental text by Mary Wollstonecraft. Masks Required.

Meet the Author- Darcy Guyant of "Into the Storm: The Coast Guard Adventures of Dolph and Gwen"

Meet the author of "Into the Storm: The Coast Guard Adventures of Dolph and Gwen", Dary Guyant.

  • Get your picture taken with Dolph and Gwen!
  • Try on a real US Coast Guard pilot's flight helmet!
  • Have your book autographed!
Into The Storm: The Coast Guard Adventures of Dolph and Gwen requires courage, trust, and teamwork when performing daring rescues. By Darcy Guyant Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9798988220305
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Luke 1910 Publications - May 9th, 2023

TRANSGENDER WARRIORS Discussion w/ Marxist Reading Group

Come discuss some theory & history with Orca Books Co-op's Marxist Reading Group.

Our next title is Leslie Feinberg's TRANSGENDER WARRIORS [1996]

We will be discussing the text in it's entirety Monday, June 26th at 6:00PM at Orca Books Co-op (315 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA)
We will also be watching a video lecture by Feinberg afterwards at 7:45PM at Burial Grounds Coffee Collective (601 Capitol Way S, Olympia, WA)

Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman By Leslie Feinberg Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780807079416
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Beacon Press - June 30th, 1997

Author Talk: HEAVEN ON THE HALF SHELL

Join us in store with authors David George Gordon and MaryAnn Barron Wagner with a new edition of their book HEAVEN ON THE HALF SHELL: The Story of the Oyster in the Pacific Northwest

Friday, June 16th at 5:30pm

There will be a short reading/presentation, a Q&A and some time to chat and maybe a signing!

For more information, email noraa@orcabooks.com

Heaven on the Half Shell: The Story of the Oyster in the Pacific Northwest By David George Gordon, Samantha Larson, Maryann Barron Wagner Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780295750781
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: University of Washington Press - April 11th, 2023

The Jakarta Method DISCUSSION w/ Marxist Reading Group

Come discuss some theory & history with Orca Books Co-op's Marxist Reading Group.

Our next title is Vincent Bevins' THE JAKARTA METHOD (2020)

We will be discussing the text in it's entirety Monday, May 22nd at 6:00PM

We meet at Orca Books Co-op in Downtown Olympia (315 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA)!

You can purchase a copy of the book at our store or on our website at orcabooks.com!

The Jakarta Method: Washington's Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World By Vincent Bevins Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781541724006
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: PublicAffairs - April 27th, 2021

South Sound Book Crawl

Orca Books is participating in the 2023 South Sound Book Crawl!

From April 29, 2023 through May 7, 2023, each participating store will have book crawl passports available. Pick up a passport at the first store you visit and collect your first stamp on the “Stores Visited” page of your passport.

Visit each participating store by the end of the day on May 7 to collect your remaining “Stores Visited” stamps! No purchase is necessary to get your stamps for visiting.

RESISTANCE: My Life for Lebanon - Marxist Reading Group

Join us in store at Orca Books Co-op for our MARXIST READING GROUP!

This month we're discussing the 2003 memoir RESISTANCE: MY LIFE FOR LEBANON by Soha Bechara.

We'll be meeting MONDAY APRIL 17th, 2023 at 6:00PM PST in store!

Resistance: My Life for Lebanon By Souha Bechara, Gabe Levine (Translated by) Cover Image
By Souha Bechara, Gabe Levine (Translated by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781887128803
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Soft Skull - December 19th, 2003

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