Here's What We'd Bring To The Silent Reading Party; How About You?
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Arwen Nicks, senior producer: "Stone Butch Blues," by Leslie Feinberg
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Kevin Kniestedt, producer: "Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls," by David Sedaris
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Erin Hennessey, executive producer: "The Boys in the Boat," by Daniel James Brown
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Mike Lewis, interim online managing editor: "Big Trouble," by J. Anthony Lukas
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Ed Ronco, contributing reporter: "Even This I Get to Experience," by Norman Lear
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Gabriel Spitzer, host: "Invisible City," by Julia Dahl
On the first Wednesday of each month, the Fireside Room at Seattle's Sorrento Hotel fills up with readers. Some bring books, others tablets or laptops or smart phones. At 6 p.m., the room falls silent, and people read, together, for two hours.
In the gallery above, you can see what the Sound Effect team is reading.
And hear about how the Silent Reading party began -- and what makes it special -- from Christopher Frizzelle, co-founder of the event and editor in chief of The Stranger:
While you're here, tell us what you're reading, in the comments below.