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January Book Club

We will be discussing our first work of fiction for our next SLT Reads: “The Overstory” by Richard Powers. Give yourself plenty of time to read this book described as “a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of—and paean to—the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel unfolds in concentric rings of interlocking fables that range from antebellum New York to the late twentieth-century Timber Wars of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. There is a world alongside ours—vast, slow, interconnected, resourceful, magnificently inventive, and almost invisible to us. This is the story of a handful of people who learn how to see that world and who are drawn up into its unfolding catastrophe”. Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, this book is also a Land Trust staff favorite. Join our Zoom conversation on

Thursday January 21, 2021 5:30pm-7:00pm Click here to sign up. You will receive more information and a zoom meeting link after you register.

Where to Purchase “The Overstory”

Support Local Businesses:

Watermark Books - Anacortes

Pelican Bay Books and Coffeehouse - Anacortes

Village Books - Bellingham

Barnes and Noble

And online:

Book Shop - Supports independent book stores!

Amazon – remember to shop on Amazon Smile and a portion of the proceeds will go to Skagit Land Trust

Also, always check your local library and used bookstores!

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