As a brand-new UNESCO City of Literature, what can Seattle learn from the world’s first City of Literature? A writer spends four bookish days in...
A trio of authors tackle a tricky genre: true crime, in which history has already written the ending.
Local booksellers and librarians and an author share the new books and classics they're looking forward to picking up.
Lawrence Wright, Zora Neale Hurston and Roland Philipps take us to worlds we’d otherwise not know.
“Warlight” is a WWII spy story, a mother-son story and a love story. They are eloquently told and heartbreakingly believable, but the main reason to...
The author of “Cold Mountain” became intrigued by the story of Varina, who struggled with being on the wrong side of history.
The Harvard University professor writes, in his new book, about how we’re better off than ever.
Steve Coll, who appears in Seattle on Feb. 15, answers questions about his new book, “Directorate S: the C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan...
Two entrepreneurs, a U.S. president, a sculptor and a social firebrand come to life in the pages of these four books.
The story of Russia is one of wild swings; these books help us understand them.