Charles Bukowski Ham on Rye Part of Washington Book Cover Project

Ham on Rye Book Cover

Giant Ham on Rye Book Cover in Burien, WA.

You see, it’s things like this that make one want to move to the Pacific Northwest. Washington’s King County Library System have created 260 book cover posters and placed them around the state for their “Take Time to Read” project.

The posters are in Bellevue, Black Diamond, Burien, Crossroads, Duvall, Issaquah, Kirkland, Kent, Maple Valley, Mercer Island, North Bend, Renton, Vashon, and Woodinville.

One of the books chosen is the Charles Bukowski novel Ham on Rye. The Ham on Rye poster is in the town of Burien, at923 SW 152nd Street. It is next to the Tin Room Bar & Theatre.

You can find the entire list of posters and their locations here.

So if you happen to be in or near Burien, go check it out. While you’re at it, take a picture with yourself next to the poster and Tweet it to us. You can follow us on Twitter here. We’ll give you an RT and everything.





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