Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Events March 24–30

The best ways to spend your week without spending much, plus a chance to win tickets to the indie-influenced group that’s reshaping classical music.

03/23/2014 By Jeremy Novak


PubliCalendar: Movies, Books, and Candidates

Today's picks for civic nerds.

01/03/2014 By Genie Leslie

Culinary Tomes

An Update on Molly Wizenberg's New Book

It's called Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage. And it has a cover and a release date.

07/08/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Writing Life

Where Women Go to Write

Whidbey Island sanctuary Hedgebrook celebrates 25 years of fostering female writers.

03/12/2013 By Sheila Farr


David Shields and Three Northwesterners Who Saved His Life

The author namechecks locals in How Literature Saved My Life.

01/23/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Write Now

Holiday Item of the Moment: Cameron Silver's Decades: A Century of Fashion

Meet fashion's iconic faces and figures of the past hundred years in Cameron Silver's showcase of twentieth-century style.

12/14/2012 By Amanda Zurita

Shopping Fundraiser

Magnuson Park Book Sale

Friends of the Seattle Public Library hosts grand-scale garage sale of library goods.

06/14/2012 By Amanda Austin

Book Club

Pike Place Recipes: 130 Ways to Eat the Market

Local food writer Jess Thomson’s forthcoming cookbook weaves market history and behind-the-scenes exploration into a culinary paean.

03/27/2012 By Anne Larkin

Books & Talks

Dave Eggers Hosts the What to Read in the Rain Party

Our local writing center is getting national attention.

11/15/2011 By Allison Williams

Imbibing Agenda

Upcoming Drinking Events: Ginger Bliss release party; Mezcaleria Oaxaca Opens

Plus: Boozing it up at Pike Place Market, oyster HH returns to Whole Foods.


Bars We Need

The Stranger’s Paul Constant Calls for a Literary Bar

"No nattering blogs or flickering videos to distract from the words you’re writing, speaking, or reading."

06/22/2011 By Jessica Voelker

From Our Culture Fiend Blog

Publish or Perish the Thought

In their three-part seminars the Business of Books, Kerry Colburn and Jennifer Worick tell you how to get your book from the recycling bin to the bookshelf.

05/20/2011 By Laura Dannen

Books & Talks

Q&A: Chris Cleave, Author of Little Bee

We talk books, Bin Laden, and cracked-out squirrels.

05/11/2011 By Annie Rose Favreau

Books & Talks

Dan Savage, Terry Miller Take ‘It Gets Better’ On the Road

The book tour comes home to Seattle tonight.

03/29/2011 By Laura Dannen

Books & Talks

Russell Simmons’s Best Self-Help Quotes

The hip-hop mogul has a new book full of them—here’s a preview.

02/23/2011 By Laura Dannen


Author Jill Kargman Book Reading and Signing

The "queen of the beach read" makes her foray into non-fiction with Sometimes I Feel Like a Nut.

02/17/2011 By Sarah Hirsch

Books and Talks

Slugger Gordon Snails it Again

Seattle’s chronicler of creeping critters takes a quick spin in the very slow lane.


Book Review

Love Burns

Marriage is a refuge in Valerie Trueblood’s new story collection. Or maybe not.

12/27/2010 By Eric Scigliano


All the President’s Been

New Yorker editor David Remnick bridges the gaps in the president’s life story with his definitive biography The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama.

05/14/2010 By Eric Scigliano


Biblio File

Now that you’re older and wiser, hitting the books is actually fun.

12/18/2008 By Ben Schock