List of upcoming local book events

T. Andrew Wahl

7 p.m. July 9, Stanwood Library

The comic book historian will talk about the evolution of comic book characters, including Wonder Woman and Spider Man in reaction to historical events and social change. For teens and adults. The library is located at 9701 271st St. NW.

Julie Shayne

Noon July 25, Edmonds Bookshop

The local author and editor will talk about her latest project, which is one she edited: “Taking Risks: Feminist Activism and Research in the Americas.” Shayne is senior lecturer in interdisciplinary arts and sciences at the University of Washington-Bothell and an affiliate associate professor of gender, women and sexuality studies and Latin American and Caribbean studies at the University of Washington in Seattle. The shop is at 111 Fifth Ave. S.

Jimmy Carter

7 p.m. July 28, Third Place Books

Here’s an early warning in case you want the former president to sign your copy of his new book “A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety” published by Simon &Schuster. President, Nobel Peace Prize winner and international humanitarian, Carter reflects on his full life with pride, humor and a few second thoughts. Required tickets are available at

To submit news for the book calendar contact reporter Gale Fiege: 425-339-3427;

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