The Seattle Times


Jonathan Evison on new novel, ‘Lawn Boy’ bans (November 2023)

Disgraced influencer Caroline Calloway on Seattle, cyberbullying and sobriety (July 2023)

Dani Shapiro on secrets, spirituality and ‘Signal Fires’ (November 2022)

Maggie O’Farrell on ‘The Marriage Portrait’: A look at scandal, history and the future (September 2022)

Spokane author Chelsea Martin on generational poverty, art and parenting (September 2022)

Spokane author Jess Walter on writing short stories, his working-class roots and his hometown
(June 2022)

Sloane Crosley on cults, exes, big data and ‘Cult Classic,’ her hilarious ‘sendup of wellness culture’
(June 2022)

Nobel Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk on ‘The Books of Jacob,’ her magnum opus, newly translated into English (April 2022)


A survey of McNally Editions, the boutique publisher reviving out-of-print classics (December 2022)

Emily Ratajkowski explores her growing pains in ‘My Body’ (November 2021)

In the compulsively readable ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You,’ Sally Rooney takes us to the end of history (September 2021)

Twisted and cerebral, Jonas Eika’s ‘After the Sun’ depicts life in late capitalism (August 2021)

‘Afterparties’ is a stunning collection from a writer whose death overshadowed his debut (August 2021)

Hermione Hoby’s millennial bildungsroman ‘Virtue’ explores the consequences of living an unanswering life (July 2021)

In ‘Klara and the Sun,’ Kazuo Ishiguro wonders what robots can teach us about humanity (March 2021)

In ‘No One is Talking About This,’ Patricia Lockwood brings the chaos and comedy of social media to print (February 2021)

‘Memories of Korea, sharp like splinters’ flesh out Sumi Hahn’s debut novel, ‘The Mermaid from Jeju’ (December 2020)

Sex, lies and fraught family ties fill Elena Ferrante’s latest, ‘The Lying Life of Adults’ (September 2020)

Heartbreaking, brilliant ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ is a luminous story of faith and family from Yaa Gyasi (September 2020)

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage with 3 books that might shift your perspective (August 2020)

Debates of feminism, Blackness, class and more form Bernardine Evaristo’s deeply profound ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ (May 2020)

Ezra Klein argues the American political system is working exactly as intended in ‘Why We’re Polarized’ (March 2020)

Anna Wiener cautions against the dark frontier of tech’s future in ‘Uncanny Valley’ (January 2020)

A new paradigm for political comics: The latest from Drawn & Quarterly (May 2019)


Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association names 2020 award winners, including Ted Chiang’s ‘Exhalation’ (January 2020)

Seattle’s independent bookstores reflect on the past decade’s bestselling titles (December 2019)


3 must-listen podcasts for book lovers (January 2023)

Our writers pick the best books of 2022

Moira Macdonald and Seattle Times books writers pick their favorite books of 2021

Shelf Awareness


Panel Dsicussion: These Comics Will Scare You (October 2022)

Panel Discussion: Underground Treasures from NYRB Comics (September 2022)

Panel Discussion: Friends, Siblings, Partners-in-Crime (December 2021)

Panel Discussion: The Classics Illustrated (June 2021)

Panel Discussion: Before and After the War (March 2021)

Panel Discussion: Comics Go to the Polls (November 2020)

Panel Discussion: Comics Take on the Arts (October 2020)

Black Excellence in Comics (July 2020)

Samantha Hunt: On Transformation and Desire (December 2019)

Time Traveling with Sequential Art (November 2019)


Milk Fed by Melissa Broder (January 2021)

The Inland Sea by Madeleine Watts (December 2020)

Love, Kurt: The Vonnegut Love Letters, 1941-1945 (November 2020)

The Lost Spells (November 2020)

Death in Her Hands (July 2020)

Garden by the Sea (January 2020)

The Man Who Saw Everything (November 2019)

Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion (August 2019)

Drive Your Plow over the Bones of the Dead (August 2019)

Turbulence (July 2019)

Hot Comb (July 2019)

The Journal I Did Not Keep: New and Selected Writings (July 2019)

A Sand Book (June 2019)

Little Glass Planet (May 2019)

Loudermilk: Or, the Real Poet; Or, the Origin of the World (May 2019)

White House Warriors (May 2019)

King of Joy (March 2019)

To Keep the Sun Alive (January 2019)


PNBA: Buzzing as Always (October 2019)

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