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.


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


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


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

Booze 101

Books, Blogs, and Other Recommended Writing About Booze

Required reading for people who think about drinks.

02/16/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Following Up: the Shipley & Halmos Book

’We’re An American ________’ is out, and Seattle, it features you.

02/04/2011 By Laura Cassidy

Books and Talks

Life Is a Strip Tease

Why a new biography of Gypsy Rose Lee is just like Gypsy’s act.

01/01/2011 By Eric Scigliano

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

The Sauced Gulpable Gift Guide 2010

The Gulpable Gift Guide #7: Bartending Books

Expert advice on the best drink-mixing how-tos from a local barman.


Wedding Wednesday

Classic Gifts IV: Paper HeartsUPDATED

Brand new shop, Paper Hammer, does double duty for holiday shoppers and those involved in pulling off a literary, design-savvy wedding.

12/15/2010 By Laura Cassidy

Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Guide, Part 1: Books Signed by Famous People

Is your sister a big fan of Tom Douglas? Then we know the perfect gift.

11/18/2010 By Hilary Meyerson

The Sauced Gulpable Gift Guide 2010

Gulpable Gift Guide Idea #1: Punch

David Wondrich’s new book is a no-brainer gift for booze lovers.


Books & Authors

A City on a Sustainable Hill

Three new books contend Seattle can still teach the world a green thing or two.

11/08/2010 By Eric Scigliano