- Free ticket exchanges (advance notice only; does not apply to sold-out events).
- Early notification of added events.
- Select “bring a friend” vouchers.
- 10% discount on books at local independent bookstores.
- Dining deals at partner restaurants.
- Select books included with each subscription:
- Literary Arts Series subscribers (except Student/Under 25) will get a copy of Malcolm Gladwell’s new book, Talking to Strangers, and Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey’s new book, She Said.
- Poetry Series subscribers (except Student/Under 25) will get a copy of Rick Barot’s new collection, The Galleons, and Natalie Diaz’s new collection, Postcolonial Love Poem.
- Journalism Series subscribers (except Student/Under 25) will get a copy of Adam Davidson’s new book, The Passion Economy, and Nicholas Kristof & Sheryl WuDunn’s new book, Tightrope.
- WYNK Series subscribers (except Student/Under 25) will get a copy of Lindy West’s new book, The Witches are Coming.
- Ada’s Technical Books
- BookTree Kirkland
- Book Larder
- Edmonds Bookshop
- Elliott Bay Book Company
- Island Books
- Magnolia’s Bookstore
- Open Books: A Poem Emporium
- Phinney Books
- Queen Anne Book Company
- Secret Garden Books
- Third Place Books: Forest Park
- Third Place Books: Ravenna
- Third Place Books: Seward Park
- University Book Store
- Benaroya Hall concessions: discount on SAL-themed cocktail
- The Capital Grille: free appetizer with dinner
- Conversation at The Thompson Seattle: free dessert with purchase
- Davids & Co: 10% off of bill
- Fran’s Chocolates: 10% off of chocolates
- Purple Café & Wine Bar: 10% off of bill
- RN74: free dessert with purchase
Capitol Hill/First Hill
- Out of Town
- Woodinville Wine Country: tasting pass
In the event of unforeseen circumstances, alternate speakers and lecture dates may be presented. All tickets and subscriptions are nonrefundable, but subscribers may exchange tickets. Seating is not guaranteed after events begin.
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