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Author Events

Joy Wiggins, From Sabotage to Support: A New Vision For Feminist Solidarity in the Workplace

Thu, 09/19/2019 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

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From Sabotage to Support offers vital strategies for not only working women, but also for business leaders who want to understand patriarchy’s toll and learn how to create an inclusive, diverse and better working environment for everyone. Along with research, interviews, actions and tools, chapters feature candid conversations between the authors on the ways race, privilege and power play out in their own lives, work and friendship.

Heather Hansman, Downriver: Into the Future of Water in the West

Fri, 09/20/2019 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

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In Downriver, Heather Hansman chronicles the history and contemporary problem of water usage along the Green River, the major tributary of the Colorado River. Hansman tells this story from the river itself as she paddles the Green from source to confluence interviewing farmers, government officials, and activists along the way. Through these encounters, Hansman tells a complex story of the history, beauty, and significance of the Green.

Matt Pentz, The Sound and the Glory: How the Seattle Sounders Showed Major League Soccer How to Win Over America

Sat, 09/21/2019 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

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To reach the ambitious goals the club set for itself, the Seattle Sounders needed the jolt of a championship. To get there would require tumult previously unknown to a club built on stability, a clash of egos, and a title run so unlikely it could have hardly been scripted.

Chuckanut Radio Hour featuring Karl Marlantes, Deep River - Fiction

Tue, 09/24/2019 - 7:00pm
WCC Heiner Theater
237 W Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226

Karl Marlantes made his name with the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller, the “powerful and moving” (James Fallows, Atlantic) Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War. Now with his new novel, Deep River, Marlantes applies the epic narrative sweep of Matterhorn to a family saga about Finnish immigrants to the Pacific Northwest.

John Lovchik, Racism: Reality Built on a Myth

Wed, 09/25/2019 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

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This book is a concise history of racism, written by a white man who spent a lifetime trying to understand racism before he found that history held the key. This book shows that racism is not a natural response to human differences. It was man-made deliberately implemented and carefully nurtured. It is an illness that has been passed down for generations; and continues to infect every one of us and all of our institutions.

Caroline Van Hemert, The Sun is a Compass: A 4,000-Mile Journey Into the Alaskan Wilds

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 7:00pm
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

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The Sun is a Compass is an adventure tale from a wildlife biologist who left the lab for a 4,000-mile journey to the Arctic’s edge—traveling across remote and rugged terrain solely by human power—to rediscover birds, the natural world, and her own love of science.

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