The authors of “All the Light We Cannot See” and the book that inspired the movie “Hidden Figures” are among this week’s literary guests.
Here are some selected author appearances this week in Seattle. For a complete lineup, consult the website of your favorite bookstore or venue.
The British journalist speaks about her new book, “Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East,” which follows the recent revolution in Egypt through the eyes of four young people. 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at Town Hall.
Matthew Desmond, Margot Lee Shetterly, Anthony Doerr
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The authors of, respectively, “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” “Hidden Figures: The Untold Story of the Black Women Who Helped Win the Space Race” (which inspired the current hit movie) and the best-selling novel “All the Light We Cannot See” will speak as part of the Search for Meaning Festival at Seattle University, taking place at several locations on the Seattle University campus on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; see seattleu.edu/searchformeaning/event-details.
The author of the memoir “Insomniac City: New York, Oliver and Me” discusses his life in Manhattan with the late neurologist Oliver Sacks (author of “The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat”) at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at Elliott…