Books

An indie bookstore sprouts on the east side

From books to gatherings, five things to do to observe Black History Month

Seattle’s MacDonald: Movies based on her books sold about as many tickets as those for Quentin Tarantino’s flicks

Betty MacDonald, more popular than Maria Semple in her time, is the subject of a new biography

Relax and settle into the season with this Pacific Northwest-themed reading list

Learn about 19 species of North American owls in Paul Bannick’s new book, including this inquisitive short-eared owl

Take a peek into the lives and times of these wise, wondrous birds

Stave off autumn's chill with the fire of a strong drink in your belly

Seattle's Hall of Fame: Food and Beverage, Beauty, Music, Arts and Culture and Books

Walking into the Amazon bookstore in the University Village shopping center is a little like entering a hybrid of an Apple store and a large airport bookstore designed to help you find a book fast.

Since 2008, baking instructor Kate McDermott has taught thousands of people how to make pies inside her cozy Port Angeles cottage. What makes McDermott’s classes so popular is her message: Pie, like life, should be simple.

Seattle has long been known as a book lover’s haven, and Sasquatch Books, a venerated local publishing company, has played a major role in helping to mold and shape the city’s lit life.