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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet was the debut novel from this talented author, and received critical acclaim. The story of the Japanese American internment during World War II is told through the eyes of a young Chinese boy. Ford creates an unforgettable duo whose story teaches us the power of ...
forgiveness and the tenacity of the human heart.
His most recent book, Songs of Willow Frost is set against the backdrop of Depression-era Seattle. This powerful tale focuses on two engaging characters a boy with dreams for his future and a woman escaping her haunted pastboth seeking love, hope and forgiveness.
Jamie Ford grew up near Chinatown in Seattle and sets his novels in a neighborhood he knows well.
Books will be available for sale and a book signing will follow the progra
Thursday, March 20, 2014
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanAges 10 to 14.
Harry Potter fans unite! Each month, we focus on a different book in the Harry Potter Series. Join fun discussions and explore deeper meanings underlying Rowlings world of magic and mystery. Not only great adventure tales, Harry Potter books also d...
eal with universal human values, longings, growth and choic
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Comics. Graphic novels. Sequential art. Whatever we call them, comic books have held a special place in the hearts of many Americans since first appearing on the market in the 1930s. This interactive, multimedia presentation traces the history of this popular print medium, from its Golden Age in the 1930s and 40s to the ...
digital revolution of today. We will have a chance to recall our favorite characters and stories as journalist and comic-book historian Andrew Wahl leads us in a conversation about the history of comic books as an art form, an industry, and a lens for exploring American culture. We will gain knowledge to start exploring the world of comics and have the opportunity to share our own recommendations.
Other Info: Sponsored by Humanities Washington.
Location: Meeting Room