Co-presented with the SEATTLE7WRITERS. The adventures of cooking school maven and restauranteur Lillian, sous-chef Chloe, and other beloved characters first encountered in Erica Bauermeister's fine novel, The School of Essential Ingredients, continue in her much-anticipated sequel, The Lost Art of Mixing (Putnam). "Erica Bauermeister mixes gorgeous prose, luscious detail, and heartfelt charactersnew friends and oldto reveal just how colorful and warm life in the rainy Pacific Northwest can be."- Laurie Frankel. Erica Bauermeister's other books include Joy for Beginners and 500 Great Books by Women: A Reader's Guide. Please join us.