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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

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Ellen Forney

The Seattle cartoonist, newly anointed a Stranger Genius, explores the relationship between art and pain.

11/08/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Booze Books

Barman Andrew Bohrer's New Book: The Best Shots You've Never Tried

The only time shots are a true no-no: "When you are in a place with tablecloths and you ask for something with the word "bomb" in its name."

10/01/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Seattle Bookshelf

Kathleen Flinn to Release Third Book

The author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry and The Kitchen Counter Cooking School is plotting a culinary memoir set in the Midwest.

09/20/2012 By Christopher Werner

Article

Sherman Alexie’s Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories

The Seattle author’s latest combines 15 previously published works with 15 new stories.

09/19/2012 By Brian Colella

Get Lit

Northwest Bookfest 2012 in Kirkland

Catch the Northwest's finest literary talents on display.

09/10/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

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

Article

An Interview with Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize–Winning Author of A Visit From the Goon Squad

Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of A Visit From the Goon Squad, visits Benaroya Hall this month as part of Seattle Arts and Lectures.

01/20/2012 By Laura Dannen

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

Travel Books

Washington’s Old Paperwork Gets a Book

Your coffee table could use some history.

11/09/2011 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.

10/03/2011

Film News

Barefoot Bandit Scores a Film Deal

But Seattle’s most famous felon won’t keep his movie money.

08/11/2011 By Allison Williams

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

Local Authors

Gwyneth Goops Local Author Amy Pennington

(Again!)

05/06/2011 By Jessica Voelker

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

Article

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