Evolve's ever-popular book group dinners are back! Indulge your palate and your mind with a sensorial Five-course Dinner Book Club at Evolve Chocolate + Cafe located on the mezzanine level of Village Books. This Book Club includes food and cocktail pairings and introduces a new bartender each month from a local bar or restaurant! Seating is limited and these dinners do sell out so make your reservation today for this book club that hits ALL the senses. Tickets are $85 and can be purchased in person at Evolve or by following the link below. Order a copy of the featured title from Village Books and receive 15% off!
Wednesday, March 1, 6:00pm NOTE: The author will make a brief appearance in the last hour for book signing and to answer questions!
We're pleased to announce that Christine Perkins, executive director, Whatcom County Library System, will be our moderator for the evening!
The Cold Millions by Jess Walter
An intimate story of brotherhood, love, sacrifice, and betrayal set against the panoramic backdrop of an early twentieth-century America that eerily echoes our own time, The Cold Millions offers a kaleidoscopic portrait of a nation grappling with the chasm between rich and poor, between harsh realities and simple dreams.
Jess Walter is the author of six novels, including the bestsellers Beautiful Ruins and The Financial Lives of the Poets, the National Book Award finalist The Zero, and Citizen Vince, the winner of the Edgar Award for best novel. His short fiction has appeared in Harper's, McSweeney's, and Playboy, as well as The Best American Short Stories and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. He lives in his hometown of Spokane, Washington.