Books

Loud Mouth Lit Takes Readings to an Aurora Sports Bar

Paul Mullin’s reading series is for fighters ready to get a little uncomfortable.

 

The Latest Issue of ‘PageBoy’ Invites Writers to Write About Writers They Love

Writing about writing can be tedious, but here the exercise is invigorating.

 

Local Writers Remember Joan Swift

Open Books will hold a memorial service to the late Northwest poetry legend.

 

For This Year’s Seattle Reads, the Library Is Taking Seattle to Detroit

SPL will try to get as many Seattleites as possible to read ‘The Turner House’ and meet its author in one week.

Two Poets Demonstrate Very Different Approaches to Funny Poems

Cody Walker picks at our political present while Jason Whitmarsh picks at the everyday.

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Is Upon Us

Wander to all 23 participating stores in a lit marathon, or simply check out a few of the special events.

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.

‘Ghosts of Seattle Past’ Is Chicken Soup for the Cynical Seattleite Soul

For those angry with our rapidly developing city, this book will remind you what we’re fighting for.

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.

Isaac Marion’s Zombies Redux

The Seattle author’s hit novel “Warm Bodies” is getting an ambitious sequel.

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.