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November 2017

Janet Collins at Eagle Harbor Book Company

November 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Eagle Harbor Books, 157 Winslow Way E
Bainbridge Island, 98110
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Author Janet R. Collins will give a presentation about polar explorer Ernest deKoven Leffingwell, who helped determine the edge of the Arctic’s continental shelf in 1906. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, the driven young geologist pioneered research in ground ice (permafrost), observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast—often under extreme conditions.

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Janet Collins Village Books

November 14, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Village Books – Bellingham, 1200 11th St.
Bellingham, WA United States
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Author Janet R. Collins will give a presentation about polar explorer Ernest deKoven Leffingwell, who helped determine the edge of the Arctic’s continental shelf in 1906. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, the driven young geologist pioneered research in ground ice (permafrost), observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast—often under extreme conditions.

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Janet Collins at Book Tree

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Tree, 609 Market Street
Kirkland, WA United States
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Author Janet R. Collins will give a presentation about polar explorer Ernest deKoven Leffingwell, who helped determine the edge of the Arctic’s continental shelf in 1906. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, the driven young geologist pioneered research in ground ice (permafrost), observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast—often under extreme conditions.

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Janet Collins and Candace Wellman at Auntie’s Books

November 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Auntie’s Books, 402 W Main
Spokane, WA 99201
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Come meet Janet Collins, author of On the Arctic Frontier: Ernest Leffingwell's Polar Explorations and Legacy, In 1906, Leffingwell helped determine the edge of the Arctic's continental shelf. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, he pioneered research in ground ice, observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast. Also meet Candace Wellman, author of Peace Weavers: Uniting the Salish Coast through Cross-Cultural Marriages, and learn about the peace-weaving alliances that played a crucial role in regional settlement. The four intermarried women…

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Janet Collins at Auntie’s Bookstore

November 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Auntie’s Books, 402 W Main
Spokane, WA 99201
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Author Janet R. Collins will give a presentation about polar explorer Ernest deKoven Leffingwell, who helped determine the edge of the Arctic’s continental shelf in 1906. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, the driven young geologist pioneered research in ground ice (permafrost), observed birds, collected wildlife specimens, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast—often under extreme conditions.

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December 2017

Lauren Danner at Elliott Bay Book Company

December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elliott Bay Book Company, 1521 Tenth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington's spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation in 1968.      

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WSU Press 26th Annual Holiday Book Fair

December 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Terrell Library Atrium, PO Box 645610, Washington State University
Pullman, Washington 99164-5610
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WSU Press Holiday Book Fair The Washington State University (WSU) Press will host its twenty-sixth annual holiday book fair on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m., in the Terrell Library Atrium on the Pullman campus. The fair highlights books published throughout the year and is open to everyone. Festivities include steep discounts of 20 -50% on all titles, drawings for free books, and complimentary refreshments. Author and University of Idaho professor Dr. Rodney Frey be signing copies of…

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Janet R. Collins radio interview

December 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Author Janet R. Collins will speak with radio host Donna Seebo about polar explorer Ernest deKoven Leffingwell, who helped determine the edge of the Arctic’s continental shelf in 1906. With assistance from his Inupiaq neighbors, the driven young geologist pioneered research in ground ice (permafrost), observed birds, collected wildlife specimens for the Smithsonian, and surveyed and mapped along Alaska’s northeastern coast—often under extreme conditions.

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Jerry Garcia radio interview

December 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mexican Americans/Chicana/os/Chicanx form a majority of the Latino population in the United States. Focusing on the Pacific Northwest and the Midwest, Jerry Garcia, editor of the groundbreaking We Are Aztlán!: Chicanx Histories in the Northern Borderlands, discusses their role and experiences in the Chicanx movement beyond the Southwest, to illuminate how Chicanxs have challenged racialization, marginalization, and isolation in the northern borderlands. The book was selected as a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title with a Community College Recommendation.   http://delphiinternational.com/event/aztlan-chicanx-histories-northern-borderlands-jerry-garcia/    

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January 2018

Lauren Danner at Third Place Books

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Third Place Books, 17171 Bothell Way NE, #A101
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155
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Come meet Lauren Danner, author of Crown Jewel Wilderness: Creating North Cascades National Park, and discover the story behind Washington’s spectacularly majestic third national park. She chronicles how concern over natural resource agency policies—one favoring tourism development and the other promoting logging in national forests—plus  conservationists’ activism and skillful political compromise, eventually led to its creation 50 years ago in 1968. Lauren Danner

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