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THURSDAY 6/23

Roberta Price
New Age communes are harder to find these days, but in the summer of '69, you couldn't take a piss without dribbling on one. Photographer/writer Price's new book Huerfano is a memoir of life in one such commune. Powell's Books on Hawthorne , 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-1668, 7:30 pm

Andrew Carroll
Carroll's new book, Behind the Lines, is an impressive document--a huge collection of letters written during every major war in American history, compiled from Carroll's travels to 35 different countries. Powell's City of Books , 1005 W Burnside St., 228-4651, 7:30 pm

Ward Churchill
You already either love or hate author/activist Churchill for the inflammatory comments he made a while back about the U.S. deserving the 9/11 attacks, so might as well attend this event and grab more ammo for your arsenal. He'll be joined by Afghan Depleted Uranium Fund rep. Dr. Mohammed Daud Miraki. Mississippi Ballroom , 833 N Shaver, 725-8777, 5:30-9 pm, $10

FRIDAY 6/24

Norm Stamper
Former Seattle Police Chief Stamper presents Breaking Rank, a memoir of being, well, the former Seattle Police Chief. Powell's City of Books , 1005 W Burnside St., 228-4651, 7:30 pm

MONDAY 6/27

D. Travers Scott & Jemiah Jefferson
Scott's noirish One of These Things Is Not Like the Other follows quadruplet brothers on a quest to discover their true identity. Meanwhile, in a completely random pairing, Vampire devotee Jefferson presents Fiend, her prequel to Wounds and Voice of the Blood. Powell's Books on Hawthorne , 3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-1668, 7:30 pm

The Devil's Teeth
COOL! Susan Casey's The Devil's Teeth is about a gang of "surfer-scientists" who study Great White Sharks off the coast of California. COOOOOL! Powell's City of Books , 1005 W Burnside St., 228-4651, 7:30 pm

TUESDAY 6/28

Martin Sherwin
Sherwin presents American Prometheus, the first full biography of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Powell's City of Books , 1005 W Burnside St., 228-4651, 7:30 pm

WEDNESDAY 6/29

Dan Raphael, Christine Sisk, Lyssa Tall Anolik
Your poetry reading for the week features performance poet Raphael (When a Flying City Falls), fiction writer/poet Sisk (Tomboy Lover), and local writing tutor Anolik. Bold Sky Cafe , 3943 N Mississippi Ave, 287-0154, 7:30 pm Bruce Campbell See My, What A Busy Week! pg. 17. Hollywood Theatre , 4122 NE Sandy Blvd., 703-3026, 6 pm, free

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