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    Becoming a Citizen Activist: Stories, Strategies & Advice for Changing Our World Cover Image
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    Nevada 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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    After the Fire Cover Image
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    The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government 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 Cosmobiography of Sun Ra: The Sound of Joy Is Enlightening Cover Image
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    Dated Emcees (City Lights/Sister Spit) Cover Image
    Born and raised in Eastern Washington, Allen split to Los Angeles for school and stayed way too long [sorry SoCal, but it's so true! He can...
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    The Wagon and Other Stories from the City (Chicago Visions and Revisions) Cover Image
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    Razor-Wire Dharma: A Buddhist Life in Prison 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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    My Year of Meats: A Novel Cover Image
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    Noggin 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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    A Million Drops Cover Image
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    Passing Through: The Later Poems, New and Selected 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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    Suttree (Vintage International) Cover Image
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    Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat: Essays, Prose Texts, Interviews and a Lecture 1991-2007 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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    Absalom, Absalom! (Vintage International) Cover Image
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    Understanding a Photograph Cover Image
    Graham has been a bookseller since 1999. Currently, he is responsible for Elliott Bay's architecture, crafts, nature, and photography sections. He...
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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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    Towers Falling Cover Image
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    Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth Cover Image
    Alex was born and schooled in Michigan, spent some years living and selling books in New Jersey, and is now happy to call Seattle home. Alex enjoys...
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    Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America 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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    Barkskins: A Novel Cover Image
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    The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance 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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    Ghosts of Seattle Past Cover Image
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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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    Why Baseball Matters (Why X Matters Series) Cover Image
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    While the City Slept: A Love Lost to Violence and a Wake-Up Call for Mental Health Care in America Cover Image
    Jacob is a Seattle native who grew up going with his parents to the old Elliott Bay down in Pioneer Square. He is thrilled to be working at EBBCo,...
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    Dog Heaven Cover Image
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    Beasts Made of Night Cover Image
    Liz
    Liz flew to Seattle to escape the humidity, bugs, and strange humanoids in Florida. She loves animals of all kinds and refuses to choose a side in...
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    Blood and Guts in High School Cover Image
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    Autumn: A Novel (Seasonal Quartet) 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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    A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters (Vintage International) Cover Image
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    Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation Cover Image
    Wes
    Wes is a Seattle native—an artist, urban hiker, failed Stoic, and dog fanatic. When he's not selling books at Elliott Bay, you might find him in a...
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    Dawn Cover Image
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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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    Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World (Vintage International) Cover Image
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    The Slow Regard of Silent Things (Kingkiller Chronicle) 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 Thing Around Your Neck Cover Image
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    My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter Cover Image
    Sage grew up in the Pacific Northwest and her favorite type of weather report includes a chance of evening rain. She delights in stories of many...
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    The Gallery Cover Image
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    The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--Discoveries from a Secret World Cover Image
    Outside of wrangling books at Elliott Bay, you can find Julia peddling stories on Seattle stages as an actor, and behind the mic as a voiceover...
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    The Essential Rilke Cover Image
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    Sabrina 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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    Deep Run Roots: Stories and Recipes from My Corner of the South Cover Image
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    Truevine: Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow 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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    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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    WHEREAS: Poems Cover Image
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    When My Brother Was an Aztec Cover Image
    Rick started working at Elliott Bay when Gerald Ford was President of the U.S.
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    What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky: Stories Cover Image
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    The Idiot 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 Musical Brain: And Other Stories Cover Image
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    Labyrinths 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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    Reconnaissance: Poems Cover Image
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    All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries 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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    The Trumpet of the Swan 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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    The Vegetarian: A Novel Cover Image
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    Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body 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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    Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer Cover Image
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    The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane 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 Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer (Pantheon Graphic Library) Cover Image
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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...