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    The Swerve: How the World Became Modern Cover Image
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    Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story 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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    Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World (Vintage International) Cover Image
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    The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastards #1) 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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    WHEREAS: Poems Cover Image
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    Augustown: A Novel Cover Image
    Rick started working at Elliott Bay when Gerald Ford was President of the U.S.
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    Braiding Sweetgrass Cover Image
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    Mules and Men 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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    Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption Cover Image
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    Where the Dead Pause, and the Japanese Say Goodbye: A Journey 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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    Virgin: Poems 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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    The Secret of Platform 13 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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    Never Built New York Cover Image
    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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    The Essential Rilke Cover Image
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    Tales from Moominvalley (Moomins #7) Cover Image
    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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    Be with Cover Image
    “A true tour de force.”—The New York Times Book Review
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    The Battlefield Where the Moon Says I Love You (Lost Roads Series: 50) Cover Image
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    As a Friend (New Directions Books) Cover Image
    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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    Watership Down: A Novel Cover Image
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    The Trumpet of the Swan 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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    Reconnaissance: Poems Cover Image
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    Abandon Me: Memoirs 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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    Beneath the Wheel: A Novel Cover Image
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    Hag-Seed: William Shakespeare's The Tempest Retold: A Novel (Hogarth Shakespeare) 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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    Eligible: A modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice Cover Image
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    Shibumi: A Novel Cover Image
    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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    Song of Solomon (Vintage International) Cover Image
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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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    Understanding a Photograph Cover Image
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    Walden: 150th Anniversary Edition 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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    After Henry (Vintage International) Cover Image
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    The Writing of Art Cover Image
    Wes
    Wes is a Seattle native—an artist, urban hiker, dog fanatic, and failed Stoic. 
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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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    Exit West: A Novel 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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    Stolen Life (Consent Not to Be a Single Being) 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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    Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America Cover Image
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    The Secret History of Twin Peaks: A Novel Cover Image
    Tony is a bookseller from Cleveland, Ohio.
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    The Face of War Cover Image
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    Blood and Guts in High School Cover Image
    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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    Less (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Novel Cover Image
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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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    Limber Cover Image
    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 Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance Cover Image
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    Barkskins: A Novel 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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    The Wagon and Other Stories from the City (Chicago Visions and Revisions) Cover Image
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    The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed 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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    The Musical Brain: And Other Stories 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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    They All Saw A Cat (Cat Books for Kids, Beginning Reading Books, Preschool Prep Books) Cover Image
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    I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats (Gifts for Cat Lovers, Funny Cat Books for Cat Lovers) 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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    You & a Bike & a Road Cover Image
    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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    Ghosts of Seattle Past Cover Image
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    T.C. Boyle Stories 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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    Confessions of the Fox: A Novel 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...