Readings, signings, and other events vaguely literary for Wednesday, April 15, 2009

6:00 PM – Dr. Stephen Wangen: Healthier Without Wheat: A New Understanding of Wheat Allergies, Celiac Disease, and Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance
SPL Central Branch, Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium
Are you plagued by sinusitis, migraines, unexplained inner ear itching, pain in your joints, IBS, and/or abrupt weight gain for no apparent reason? You may have a wheat or gluten intolerance or allergy. It’s not all about celiac disease, you know. Dr. Wangen is based here in Seattle, and is one of the few doctors that not only specializes in wheat intolerance, but suffers from it, as well.

6:30 PM – Steven Galloway: The Cellist of Sarajevo
Queen Anne Books
Queen Anne Books hosts a reading, signing, and reception to celebrate the paperback tour of the store’s staff-favorite book of 2008.

7:00 PM – Anold Lane: Evolutionary Dialogues
East West Bookshop, Seattle, $5
“Anold is the author of two books, Encodings of Light: A Profound System to Empower and Awaken You and The Handbook for Reading the Yearly Astrological Calendar: Celestial Navigation for Seekers of the Heavens.” No comment.

7:00 PM – Eugenia Toledo & Carolyne Wright : The Rain’s Amber Light: Letters from Temuko
Richard Hugo House, Cabaret
The Seattle poets read their own and other’s work. With members of Chilean musical ensemble Sin Fronteras.

7:00 PM – Timothy Kelly & Peter Pereira: Poetry Reading
UW Bookstore, U-District
Two local poets celebrate National Poetry Month with a reading at the UW Bookstore.
7:30 PM – Group Reading: The Modern Girl Around the World: Consumption, Modernity, and Globalization
Elliott Bay Book Co.
The Modern Girl Around the World Research Group, a collective composed of University of Washington professors Alys Eve Weinbaum, Lynn M. Thomas, Priti Ramamurthy, Uta T. Poiger, Madeleine Yue Dong, and Tani E. Barlow, examines the development of the “Modern Girl.”

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