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This stands alone as a guide to cheese, cheesemakers
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 05:03:00 -0800
“The Oxford Companion to Cheese” covers everything you could possibly want to know about cheese, from ancient and modern cheese making to the dizzying variety of cheeses today.
Upcoming readings: Daniel James Brown and Jess Walter
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:03:00 -0800
Readings for the upcoming week including a “Writer’s Resist” event featuring Daniel James Brown and Jess Walter, and a look at an upcoming book on Seattle walks by David B. Williams.
Shanthi Sekaran’s ‘Lucky Boy’: one child, three loving parents
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:00:00 -0800
Shanthi Sekaran’s novel “Lucky Boy”, the story of an undocumented immigrant who is separated from her child, is set in genteel upper-middle- class Berkeley. Sekaran will appear Jan. 17 at Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Co.
‘K Street’: when the machinery of government goes haywire
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 12:08:45 -0800
Seattle author Mike Lawson, writing under the name of M.A. Lawson, tells a story ripped from today’s headlines about government upheaval in his new book “K Street.” Lawson will read and sign at several locations in the Seattle area.
Sherman Alexie, Annie Proulx, Lindy West win Pacific Northwest Bookseller Awards
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:30:59 -0800
The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, the organization that represents independent booksellers in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, has announced its 2016 book awards. Here’s the list: “Barkskins” by Annie Proulx. An 400-year epic novel about the despoliation of the North American forests, told through the lives of two intersecting families. Proulx lives in Carnation. “Bitch […]
Book sales suspended for Trump aide accused of plagiarism
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:57:08 -0800
NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Monica Crowley’s “What the (Bleep) Just Happened?” said Tuesday it is halting sales of the book, pending the “opportunity” for the aide to President-elect Donald Trump to revise her text. Crowley is a syndicated talk show host and Trump’s pick to serve as director of communications at the […]