Books

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Is Upon Us

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.

Seattle Independent Bookstore Day Is Upon Us
From Madam Damnable’s Hotel to Profanity Hill, a New Guide Walks You Through Seattle History

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.

From Madam Damnable’s Hotel to Profanity Hill, a New Guide Walks You Through Seattle History
The Translator Poems of Lena Khalaf Tuffaha

The Translator Poems of Lena Khalaf Tuffaha

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

The Translator Poems of Lena Khalaf Tuffaha
‘Ghosts of Seattle Past’ Is Chicken Soup for the Cynical Seattleite Soul

‘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.

‘Ghosts of Seattle Past’ Is Chicken Soup for the Cynical Seattleite Soul
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An Unconventional Comics Convention

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

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

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.

Maged Zaher’s New Book Is a Biography of Sex, Software, and Worldwide Revolution
Poets Respond to Hip-Hop in Minor Arcana Press’ New Anthology ‘It Was Written’

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.

Poets Respond to Hip-Hop in Minor Arcana Press’ New Anthology ‘It Was Written’
Hugo House’s Literary Series on ‘Exile’ Is More Relevant to 2017 Than Expected

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.

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

Isaac Marion’s Zombies Redux

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

Isaac Marion’s Zombies Redux
Laurie Frankel. Photo by Natalia Dotto.

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.

Laurie Frankel. Photo by Natalia Dotto.
Paul Auster Earns All 900 Pages of His New Novel ‘4 3 2 1’

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.

Paul Auster Earns All 900 Pages of His New Novel ‘4 3 2 1’
Robert Lashley. Courtesy Tall Firs Productions

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.

Robert Lashley. Courtesy Tall Firs Productions
Courtesy Haymarket Books

‘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.

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