Timothy Egan is the author of six books. He is an online, op-ed columnist for The New York Times. Egan is a regular contributor to BBC Radio, featuring a series of essays on American life. Egan is a national correspondent for The New York Times.
Egan graduated from the University of Washington and holds an honorary doctorate of letters from Whitman College, and an honorary doctorate from Willamette University. He lives in Seattle.
Egan is an award-winning author, garnering a Pulitzer Prize (as part of a team of New York Times reporters for their series “How Race is Lived in America”), National Book Award, and Pacific Northwest Booksellers award.
Read about and listen to the NPR story about Timothy Egan.
Author Timothy Egan will speak and sign books at this free event.
Sharon McGavick Conference Center
Saturday, April 30, 7 p.m.
Request these books in the library's online catalog.
One man's hunt, through a half century of Spokane area police cover-ups, unlocks the secret behind the nation's oldest continuing murder investigation.
The Good Rain: Across Time and Terrain in the Pacific Northwest
Observations of nature, conservation and history throughout Washington, Oregon and southern British Columbia interweave with personal experiences and conversations.
Lasso the Wind: Away to the New West
Through travels by car and foot, horseback and raft, Egan paints an enlightening and entertaining portrait of the new West constantly at odds with the old, and eloquently captures the American West in all its promise, pain and glory.
Wild Seattle: a Celebration of the Natural Areas In and Around the City
Explores the incredible natural treasures to be found within a 90-minute drive from downtown Seattle. Egan’s evocative text complements more than 130 stunning full-color images of wildlands, parks, and preserves by renowned nature photographers Terry Donnelly and Mary Liz Austin. Longtime conservationist Doug Scott highlights the efforts – both past and present – to protect the area's natural habitats in the face of rampant urban growth.
The Winemaker's Daughter
While trying to protect the Seattle waterfront from development, Brunella Cartolano finds her father’s vineyard east of the Cascade Mountains enduring the worst drought in history. Water becomes the target of greed and the source of treachery. When a wildfire roars out of control and kills a squadron of firefighters, the lack of water becomes more urgent.
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
The voices of the people, those who played out the drama in this ecological disaster that rapidly disfigured whole communities, tell the story of endurance and heroism against the backdrop of the Great Depression.
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