Please join us as travel author and TV host Rick Steves visits the Northwest Passages Book Club. Steves will be in conversation with Spokesman-Review Senior Editor Donna Wares about "Travel as a Political Act." The Northwest Passages Book Club is partnering with KSPS Public Television for this special evening. Tickets: General admission is $10. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please print out your ticket before the event. VIP Ticket Package: VIP tickets cost $40. That includes a copy of “Travel as a Political Act," a glass of wine at the Terra Blanca Wine Bar at the 5:30 p.m. author reception; and a reserved seat for the book talk. (The wine bar is across the street from the Bing.) Books: Auntie's Bookstore will have books for sale before and during the event at a 15 percent discount for Northwest Passage Book Club readers. Please note: We do not offer ticket refunds.