Stories with 'books' tag

Seattle Arts & Lectures Literary Arts Series: A Conversation with Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith is one of the world’s preeminent fiction and non-fiction writers. Her novels include White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, and Swing Time, among others; and her many non-fiction works on a range of subjects from pop culture to politics are collected in Changing My Mind: Occasional Essaysand 2018’s Feel Free.

/ November 29, 2018


Booked with Ann Mei Chang

Lean Impact: How to Innovate for Radically Greater Social Good will help anyone maximize their social impact and scale, whether they are funders, policy makers, entrepreneurs, service providers, academics or a champion of social good. Author Ann Mei Chang has over 20 years experience at such leading companies as Google, Apple & Intuit, as well […]

/ January 7, 2019


Barbara Kingsolver

Renowned American novelist Barbara Kingsolver, author of the instant classics Flight Behavior, The Poisonwood Bible, and The Lacuna, will speak about her life in reading and writing, as well as her forthcoming novel, Unsheltered.

/ August 14, 2018


9 books flying off the shelves of Seattle’s only just-poetry book shop

April is National Poetry Month, and we called Open Books: A Poem Emporium in Wallingford to hear what poetry titles by Northwest authors or presses have been flying off the shelves this season.

/ April 25, 2018


Why are Seattleites all reading this novel together this spring?

Grab yer reading glasses, folks. The whole dang city is reading and discussing “Homegoing” by Ghanian American author Yaa Gyasi this season.

/ March 23, 2018


Civic Cocktail: The Boys in the Boat + New Seattle Mayor

Presented in partnership with Seattle Channel The Boys in the Boat Daniel James Brown, local author of the #1 The New York Times bestselling story celebrating the 1936 U.S. men’s Olympic rowing team from the University of Washington, discusses his upcoming book and the possibility of bringing The Boys In The Boat movie to Washington state. New Seattle […]

/ November 8, 2017


Kwami Nyamidie Thirst No More Meet the author

Meet the author Kwami Nyamide and illustrator Nicole Stremlow at this reading, signing, and reception event.

/ August 3, 2017


Cars are hard: Seattle’s week in two minutes

Fake parking signs in Seattle, millennials moving around more often than anyplace else, and a state senator wants Seattle to become its own King County. Here’s your Seattle week in two minutes.

/ April 28, 2017


Eat books, join a ‘Shadow Council,’ and 12 more awesome things to do in Seattle this week

Seattle’s best events this week include a political satire, a festival of edible books, and a bouncy house wonderland.

/ March 27, 2017


What’s your favorite spot in Seattle to do creative work? Tell us for a chance to win a copy of Scott Berkun’s ‘Dance of the Possible’

Is it a coffee shop, a park, a bar? Tell us your favorite Seattle spot to get creative work done and we’ll enter you into a drawing to get a copy of best-selling Seattle author Scott Berkun’s book, “Dance of the Possible.”

/ March 15, 2017