Orca Books is thrilled to welcome Derek "Deek" Diedricksen to the store on this October afternoon. Diedricksen will be talking about his new book "Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures".
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In a musical Science Cafe, Joe Mailhot will discuss mathematical aspects of his compositions, including set theory, modular arithmetic, Pythagorean scales, parallel constructions, melodic translations, and other mathematical inspirations. As part of the discussion the Joe Mailhot Jazz Unit will perform selections which illustrate these ideas. It will be a nice blend of theory and practice!
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Orca is delighted to welcome author Mark Rozema to the store on this September evening. Mark will be reading from Road Trip, his new collection of essays.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
Orca Books is pleased to welcome novelist Jan Houghton Lindsey back to the store on this August afternoon. Jan will be here promoting her new book "The Last Renegade," a novel of prejudice, murder, and forbidden love on the Yakima Indian Reservation.
Orca Books is delighted to welcome author Craig McLaughlin to the store on this October evening. Craig will be talking about his new book, "Passing on Curves: While Death Rides Shotgun."