Books

Book Excerpt: Demystifying Mussels with ‘The Pacific Northwest Seafood Cookbook’

In her first cookbook, Seattle magazine contributor Naomi Tomky proffers a complete guide to preparing—and understanding—the region’s bounty of fresh seafood

This article appears in print in the November 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. Local food and travel writer Naomi Tomky’s work has…

Naomi Tomky

‘Olmsted in Seattle’ Shines Light on History of City Parks

Local historian Jennifer Ott explores Seattle’s Olmsted-influenced parks, boulevards and green spaces in her new book

GREEN SPACE: Environmental historian Jennifer Ott in Volunteer Park, one of her favorite Olmsted-designed parks

Daria Kroupoderova

Seattle Group and Third Place Books Send Congress Members Book About 20th Century Tyranny

An anonymous crew of South Seattleites wants Congress to heed lessons from the past.

When the group approached Third Place Books, they were immediately on board.

Alexa Peters

Three Seattle Books That Belong on Your Must-Read List

A trio of acclaimed books released this year offer revealing portraits of the city.

Ghosts of Seattle Past (Chin Music Press, $19.95)Edited by Jaimee Garbacik, illustrated by Joshua PowellAs development changes the face of…

Caroline Craighead

The Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Party Season

Be the perfect host or guest with these tips.

Seattle etiquette guru Arden Clise’s new book guides readers through tricky etiquette situations.

Caroline Craighead

After Being Priced Out of Its Neighborhood, Longtime Seattle Bookstore Thrives in New Home

Peter Miller’s newly relocated bookstore remains as distinctive as the man who runs it.

Favorite things Peter Miller in his natural habitat: surrounded by books and design supplies

Megan Lamb

Zanadu Comics is Closing

After 42 years, the embattled Seattle institution will shut its doors Jan. 28.

So long to a Seattle staple.

Michael Rietmulder

Celebrate the Inspirational Power of Pie and Whiskey

A literary event series about pie and whiskey is now a book.

Samuel Ligon and Kate Lebo turned a literary event into a book.

Callie Little

Seattle Journalist ‘Spyhops’ the Alt-Right in Essential New Book

David Neiwert has one of the more interesting beats.

Award-winning Seattle journalist David Neiwert covers an interesting beat: killer whales and politics (his blog, Orcinus, describes his efforts as…

Gwendolyn Elliott

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