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From Madam Damnable’s Hotel to Profanity Hill, a New Guide Walks You Through Seattle History

‘Seattle Walks’ outlines 17 walkable routes that reveal segments of this city’s past.

The Translator Poems of Lena Khalaf Tuffaha

‘Water & Salt’ is a book that spans the globe, from Seattle to Jordan and back again.

Hari Kunzru’s ‘White Tears’ Wittily Takes on American Racism

Will upset folks be able to make it past the title? Find out at the Elliott Bay Book Company reading.

Robert Lashley Crams Mythology, the Bible, and Dozens of Dead Poets Into a Single Book

“Up South” takes on trauma, anger, and the literary canon without ever feeling showy.

The Fierce Urgency of ‘What We Do Now’

The lastest book in our Post-Trump reading club is a multifarious look at our political situation.

APRIL Says Goodbye to One Seattle, and Hello to Another

Attendance is mandatory at the very last Authors, Publishers, and Readers of Independent Literature Festival.

Lit Fix—the Reading Series That Survived

Anything but short-lived, Mia Lipman’s cabaret-style show is celebrating its fourth anniversary.

Sarah Galvin: Our Funniest Tragedian or Our Most Tragic Comedian?

The poet debuts her third book, ‘Ugly Time,’ at the Gramma Poetry launch party.

After a Decade’s Wait, Kevin Craft’s Gorgeous Poetry Collection Sees the Light of Day

Craft’s spent most of his time promoting other writers—but his own work deserves the spotlight too.

Humanity Must Find a New Home in ‘Last Day on Mars’

The sun is about to go supernova and then collapse, rendering our solar system inhospitable.

An Unconventional Comics Convention

All the free Emerald City Comicon events not happening at Emerald City Comicon.

Maged Zaher’s New Book Is a Biography of Sex, Software, and Worldwide Revolution

The new 15-year-spanning poetry collection reveals the author’s particular personal evolution.

Poets Respond to Hip-Hop in Minor Arcana Press’ New Anthology ‘It Was Written’

Suitably, the book’s launch party on Friday at Fred Wildlife Refuge features live hip-hop.

Hugo House’s Literary Series on ‘Exile’ Is More Relevant to 2017 Than Expected

Angela Flournoy, Megan Kruse, and Phillip B. Williams read on a prescient theme this Friday.

On the Remarkably Gentle Social Change of ‘This Is How It Always Is’

Seattle author Laurie Frankel’s novel of raising a trans child is a portrait of a happy family like any other.

Paul Auster Earns All 900 Pages of His New Novel ‘4 3 2 1’

The literary titan’s latest follows the four parallel lives of a single man.

The Top 5 Local Books to Look Forward to This Spring

Don’t miss new books from Robert Lashley, Leyna Krow, Lena Khalaf Tuffaha, Jess Thomson and Ghosts of Seattle Past.

‘Reading Through It’ Book Club: Rebecca Solnit Explains Things to Me

Our monthly post-election book club is back. This time we’ll be talking about hope.

‘The Spider and the Fly’ Starts as True Crime and Becomes Something Much Weirder

The first book from The Seattle Times’ Claudia Rowe tells the tale of her serial-killer pen pal.