In-Store

Sunday, October 11th, 2:00pm -- Derek "Deek" Diedricksen, Author of "Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures"

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".

Microshelters: 59 Creative Cabins, Tiny Houses, Tree Houses, and Other Small Structures Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781612123530
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - August 25th, 2015

Humble Homes, Simple Shacks, Cozy Cottages, Ramshackle Retreats, Funky Forts: And Whatever the Heck Else We Could Squeeze in Here Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762771462
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Lyons Press - February 1st, 2012

Science Café at Orca Books: "Math and Music"

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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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 Riekki (Editor), Alison Swan (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781611861631
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Published: Michigan State University Press - May 1st, 2015

The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works (Made in Michigan Writers) Cover Image
By Amber Edmondson (Contribution by), Andrea Scarpino (Contribution by), April Lindala (Contribution by)
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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 (American Lives ) 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
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ISBN: 9781632862211
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 1st, 2015

Mornings in Jenin: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781608190461
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - February 15th, 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
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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
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ISBN: 9781581154627
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Allworth - 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

Saturday, October 10th, 7:00pm -- Craig McLaughlin

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."

Passing on Curves: While Death Rides Shotgun Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781940462035
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Published: Herne Publishing - May 19th, 2015

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