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The Hidden Life of Trees: A new book

the hidden life of treesBy Peter Wohlleben
Translated by Jane Billinghurst

An English language version of an international bestseller translated by Anacortees’ own Jane Billinghurst hit the bookshelves Wednesday. 

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The North Cascades, a new book by Bill Dietrich


Experience a magnificent region through the words and images of accomplished writers and photographers and local residents in a new book authored by Bill Dietrich called, "The North Cascades, Finding Beauty and Renewal in the Wild Nearby."

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Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher by Timothy Egan

short-nightsHow a lone man’s epic obsession led to one of America’s greatest cultural treasures: Prizewinning writer Timothy Egan tells the riveting, cinematic story behind the most famous photographs in Native American history — and the driven, brilliant man who made them.

Edward Curtis was charismatic, handsome, a passionate mountaineer, and a famous photographer, the Annie Leibovitz of his time.

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Northwest books trade show


Wow. I'm just winding up a weekend conference in Tacoma featuring some of the Northwest's best authors, including Ivan Doig, Jonathan Evison, and Anacortes' own Bill Dietrich. Okay, I'm name dropping, but I'm not going to apologize.

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'Poser' by Claire Dederer

poser-med.jpgClaire Dederer, now of Bainbridge Is., writes about her life in Seattle, her family's life, and especially her daughter's life, but manages to tie it all to yoga poses, in a revealing book that is a fascinating read and which has potential to be a best seller.

Ten years ago, she put her back out while breastfeeding her baby daughter. Told to try yoga by everyone from the woman behind the counter at the co-op to the homeless guy on the corner, she signed up for her first yoga class. She fell madly in love.

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