Night Hawks with Charles Johnson

Please help us in welcoming Seattle author and National Book Award Winner Charles Johnson to Eagle Harbor Books on Thursday, June 27 at 7PM  to mark the release of his paperback collection of short stories Night Hawks. He will be joined in conversation with Bainbridge author David Guterson, once of student of Johnson's.

Charles' Night Hawks presents an eclectic, masterful collection of stories tied together by Buddhist themes and displaying all the grace, heart, and insight for which he has long been known. Spanning genres from science fiction to realism, "Johnson's writing, filled with the sort of long, layered sentences you can get happily lost in, conveys a kindness; a sense that all of us...have our own stories" (The Seattle Times).

"Johnson, the celebrated novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and essayist, here combines a finely tuned sense of humor with a desire to probe questions that lie at the heart of a reflective existence ... His book is a small treasure, one to be read and considered and reread."
-- New York Times Book Review


Charles Johnson is a novelist, essayist, literary scholar, philosopher, cartoonist, screenwriter, and professor emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. A MacArthur fellow, his fiction includes Night Hawks, Dr. King's Refrigerator, Dreamer, Faith and the Good Thing, and Middle Passage, for which he won the National Book Award. In 2002 he received the Arts and Letters Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He lives in Seattle.

Event date: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
157 Winslow Way E
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-2425
Night Hawks: Stories Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501184390
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Published: Scribner - May 7th, 2019

Middle Passage: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780684855882
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Published: Scribner - July 1st, 1998