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Release Date: 08/20/2013

Jonathan Raban reads from 'Driving Home' Sept. 5 at the Seattle Public Library

Jonathan Raban

Author Jonathan Raban will read from his book "Driving Home: An American Journey" from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.


"Driving Home: An American Journey" is a collection of Raban's essays, travelogues and commentary that chart a course through American history, the Pacific Northwest and current events.


Raban is the award-winning author of the novels "Surveillance" and "Waxwings." His nonfiction works include "Passage to Juneau" and "Bad Land." He lives in Seattle.


This event is supported by The Seattle Public Library Foundation, author series sponsor Gary Kunis, and media sponsor The Seattle Times. It is presented in partnership with The Elliott Bay Book Co. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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