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Issaquah: Blogs

Meet Author Ilene Birkwood

Local author and survivor of the SS Volendam attack, Irene Birkwood, will be visiting the Issaquah library on November 10. The Dutch ocean liner Volendam, assigned to evacuate schoolchildren overseas during the early years of World War II, left England for Canada with 879 passengers, 320 of them children. In the pitch black of night…
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¿Día de los muertos o Halloween?

Aunque las películas como Coco han contribuido mucho a comprender los orígenes culturales del Día de los muertos, en una reciente visita a una tienda de Halloween me di cuenta de que los vestidos y el maquillaje inspirados en el día de muertos, todavía están siendo usados como disfraces de Halloween Aunque hay similitudes entre el…
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Day of the Dead or Halloween?

While family films like Coco have helped increase appreciation and understanding of the cultural origins of the Day of the Dead, colorful Day of the Dead inspired skeleton makeup and dresses are once again trending as popular Halloween costumes in the consumer world. While Day of the Dead parallels All Saints Day origins of Halloween, the way that Halloween…
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Pacific Northwest Indie Bestsellers

Each week, the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association shares a list of the top titles sold in independent bookstores around the region. Curious about what your neighbors are reading now? Here are this week's hardcover fiction and nonfiction bestsellers.   PNW Indie Fiction Bestsellers See the rest of this week's indie fiction bestsellers   PNW Indie…
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