Books

Some of Washington’s Best Indie Bookstores Require a Ferry to Get To

Happy things happen when you let your reading passion take the wheel.

Catch an early ferry to Vashon Island.

Hilary Meyerson

Lisa Congdon Shows Us the Power of Remarkable Women Over 40

The Portland-based author and illustrator’s new book celebrates the accomplishments of women over 40.

Catch the author/illustrator at Elliot Bay Book Company in Capitol Hill on Oct. 14.

Seattle Magazine Staff

Seattle Indie Book Publisher Bought by Major Publishing House

Sasquatch Books has been acquired by Penguin Random House.

For more than 30 years, Sasquatch has supported local authors like Moorea Seal.

Michael Rietmulder

We Let a 6-Year-Old Review Two New Washington Kids’ Books

First-grader Jack E. may be the greatest literary critic of our time.

Who cares what grownups think?

Seattle Magazine Staff

Seattle Doctor Reveals the Secrets to Aging Well

In his new book, Eric Larson shows how to age well without a pill.

Eric Larson is bully on aging. Larson, a Seattle-based physician and aging expert at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute,…

Virginia Smyth

This Fall’s Most Buzzworthy Arts and Culture Events

All the events in art, music and more you need to know about.

“Whale Bay, Antarctica no.4,” one of Zaria Forman’s intricate pastel on paper works from the Antarctica series, opening September 7 at Winston Wächter Fine Art

Gwendolyn Elliott, Max Rose, D. Scully, Stephen Strom, Caroline Craighead

Seattle’s Most Famous Librarian Tries Her Hand at Fiction Writing

Author and lit critic Nancy Pearl says her first novel was "a surprise in many ways."

Librarian and new novelist Nancy Pearl in her natural environment. The author will hold a handful of readings this fall.

Gwendolyn Elliott

The Most Heartbreaking Quotes From Sherman Alexie’s New Memoir

The Seattle author gets heavy with exquisite prose.

Sherman Alexie returns with “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me.”

Stephen Strom

How to Grow Roses in the Pacific Northwest

Author and distinguished green thumb Nita-Jo Rountree gives us tips for rose gardening in Seattle.

Nita-Jo Rountree believes we are all born loving roses. How else to explain their popularity for more than 5,000 years?…

Max Rose

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