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    Rhapsody of the Naked Immigrants Cover Image
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    The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary Cover Image
    Cody arrived in Seattle via train in 2003, and has been in the habit of accruing library fines ever since. He's also a big-time Maggie Nelson devotee...
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    Dissensus: On Politics and Aesthetics Cover Image
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    The Guest Cat Cover Image
    Sam was born on Long Island and lived there for many years. He then lived in various other parts of New York for fewer, but still numerous,...
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    The Slow Regard of Silent Things (Kingkiller Chronicle) Cover Image
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    Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World (Vintage International) Cover Image
    A lifelong Seattleite, Chester labored in the seafood industry until he got tired of the smell and the bears, and now grudgingly works as a...
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    The Idiot: A Novel Cover Image
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    The Mad Farmer Poems Cover Image
    Born and raised in Kentucky, Shawn now gets sweaty palms if she's more than 2 hours from saltwater. She begrudgingly accepts Seattle winters, makes...
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    Originally hailing from New York, Emma grew up thinking she would become either a witch or a librarian. Instead, she's a career bookseller, but she's...
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    The Animators: A Novel Cover Image
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    Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout Cover Image
    Amy
    Amy became a bookseller at the tender age of 17 and hasn't found her way out of the life since. Born & raised in the Pacific Northwest, she is a...
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    The Secret History of Twin Peaks: A Novel Cover Image
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    The Man Who Closed the Asylums: Franco Basaglia and the Revolution in Mental Health Care Cover Image
    Tony is a bookseller from Cleveland, Ohio.
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    Lara is an illustrator and comic artist who slings books, flings paint, and shuffles soles. Find her at Elliott Bay or anywhere rugs are cut.
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    After some years of roaming, Riley is pleasantly surprised to find herself rediscovering her hometown through the wide windows of her favorite...
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    The Bone Clocks: A Novel Cover Image
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    Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
    Born and raised in Alaska, Laura is proud to have called the Pacific Northwest home her entire life. When she isn't reading or pushing book...
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    John joined the good ship Ebbco in 2012, having previously worked in bookstores in Manhattan and Providence, RI. In addition to bookselling, he has...
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    Lauren always has at least two books in her bag and approximately 78 next to her bed and feels that the best books are the ones that make us feel...
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    Andy has lived in Seattle for over 10 years. Besides being an avid reader, he is an artist and musician and enjoys hiking and nature.
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    Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer Cover Image
    Holly has worked full time as a bookseller since 1980. She has served on the board of Northwest Bookfest and the Pacific Northwest Booksellers...
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    The Great New York Subway Map Cover Image
    Jacob grew up going with his parents to the old Elliott Bay down in Pioneer Square. He is thrilled to be working at EBBCo, and hopes to use his...
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    The Housekeeper and the Professor: A Novel Cover Image
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    Tracy first cut her teeth as a bookseller at the Tattered Cover in Denver and followed that up with a brief stint at Tower Books in Queen Anne, where...
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    So, Anyway... Cover Image
    Greg was born in Los Angeles and grew up in Washington State (Spokane, Walla Walla, Bellingham, and Seattle). He's also lived in New York City and...
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    The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed Cover Image
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    Hellhound On His Trail: The Electrifying Account of the Largest Manhunt In American History Cover Image
    A bookseller since 1988, Jesse realized in May 1973 that the earth is choking to death on Homo sapiens, and in the years since has only seen the...
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    Travels with Charley in Search of America: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Cover Image
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    Watership Down: A Novel Cover Image
    Elaine loves reading everything under the sun and has lived all over the states, although her longest stint thus far has been in upstate NY.  ...
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    Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk Cover Image
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    Skyfaring: A Journey with a Pilot (Vintage Departures) Cover Image
    Karen is a bookseller and Author Events Co-Coordinator at Elliott Bay, and you'll also see her selling books at our events around the city. She has...
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    Dev
    Dev is a designer, artist, and first-time bookseller from the lonely deserts of Arizona. She moved to Seattle in 2016 to appease her moody craving...
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    Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity (Sexual Cultures) Cover Image
    Not to be confused with the other Sam, this Sam was born and raised in the Seattle area. This Sam loves Frank Ocean and the West Coast of San...
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    Reconnaissance: Poems Cover Image
    Callie has called the West Coast her home all her life, but it was during a reluctant year in Phoenix, AZ that she caught the bookselling bug at her...
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    After Henry (Vintage International) Cover Image
    Wes
    Wes is a Seattle native—an artist, urban hiker, dog fanatic, and failed Stoic. 
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    When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir Cover Image
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    Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
    Ellis grew up in Seattle and is joyfully returning to the Pacific Northwest after eight years elsewhere. In her time not thinking about books she...
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    A Story as Sharp as a Knife: The Classical Haida Mythtellers and Their World (Masterworks of the Classical Haida Mythtellers) Cover Image
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    Abandoned Baobab: The Autobiography of a Senegalese Woman (CARAF Books: Caribbean and African Literature Translated from French) Cover Image
    Rick started working at Elliott Bay when Gerald Ford was President of the U.S.
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    The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance Cover Image
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    A Day with Dogs Cover Image
    Erica enjoys playing with words whenever and wherever a willing word is found. She loves reading them as well, and besides the pleasures of food,...
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    No One Belongs Here More Than You: Stories Cover Image
    Liz
    Elizabeth's namesake was not the Queen of England, that famed monarch whose virginal persona looms large in the works of the Bard; nor was she named...
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    Invisible Man (Vintage International) Cover Image
    As a youth, Blair discovered his love for literature and storytelling because his mother made sure he never missed a Scholastic Book Club fair in...
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    Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics Cover Image
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    Conditional Design: An introduction to elemental architecture Cover Image
    Graham has been a bookseller for over 20 years. Currently, he is responsible for Elliott Bay's architecture, nature, and photography sections. He...
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    A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel Cover Image
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    Parade's End (Vintage Classics) Cover Image
    Peter came to bookselling late, discovering in midlife what he'd always wanted to be doing but couldn't previously identify. His desert-island books...
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    Stay and Fight: A Novel Cover Image
    At the tender age of 7, a classmate called Caroline a "loser nerd"—a then blasphemous insult—for reading during lunchtime. Marked by that fateful day...
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    The Way Things Work Now Cover Image
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    Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South Cover Image
    Born and raised in the South, Justin moved to Seattle and began working at Elliott Bay in 2016. His favorite books can be found in the history,...
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    Eve's Hollywood Cover Image
    The son of a librarian and a teacher, Brendan's passion for reading caught fire faster than you can say, "Pat sat on a mat." Born in Chicago and...