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Published January 22nd, 2015 - 5:19PM
The Town is the name of what will be Tacoma’s newest entertainment venue, housed in a renovated space that was most recently the Backstage Bar & Grill on Sixth Avenue. The three men behind the club are determined to make it a multi-genre music center.
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 5:09AM
1. "How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World" By Steven Johnson, Riverhead
Published January 22nd, 2015 - 11:44AM
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Jan. 18, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2015, The Nielsen Co.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:20PM
Legally binding agreement means this will be their last tour.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:49AM
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced his second book club pick for 2015: Steven Pinker's "The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined" published in 2011. The book argues that looking back at human history, violence is on the wane.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:44AM
Even with restrictions lifting on U.S. travel to Cuba, few of us will ever see the island from the vantage point of Lithuanian photographer Marius Jovaisa.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:44AM
"Suspended Sentences" by Patrick Modiano, translated by Mark Polizzotti; Yale University Press (215 pages, $16)
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:39AM
"Simply Good News: Why the Gospel is News and What Makes it Good" by N.T. Wright; Harper (208 pages, $24.99)
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:24AM
Sales of print books climbed in October, according to the America Association of Publishers.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:19AM
"The Secret Wisdom of the Earth" by Christopher Scotton; Grand Central (476 pages, $26)
Published January 21st, 2015 - 7:09AM
In the South of my childhood, a field of cotton on a sunny fall day was a beautiful sight - the whitest of white bolls against a blue sky.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:09AM
Driving the King. By Ravi Howard. HarperCollins. 336 pages. $25.99.
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:09AM
"Descent" by Tim Johnston; Algonquin (375 pages, $25.95)
Published January 21st, 2015 - 5:09AM
"Don't Let Him Know: A Novel" by Sandip Roy; Bloomsbury (244 pages, $25)
Published January 18th, 2015 - 12:13AM
Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
Published January 18th, 2015 - 12:13AM
Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
Published January 16th, 2015 - 5:35PM
The country club is a duplicate of its sister nightclub in Olympia.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 12:00AM
The Victorian-era seaport sits at the northeast corner of the Olympic Peninsula. Even in winter, with some of its attractions closed for the season, it bustles with locals and a manageable number of tourists, deftly balancing its appeal to travelers while maintaining its heritage and charm.
Published January 16th, 2015 - 6:28PM
They say you can't judge a book by its cover, but a new study suggests a computer can accurately judge your personality by the things you "Like" on Facebook.
Published January 15th, 2015 - 11:02AM
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Jan. 11, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2015, The Nielsen Co.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 7:53AM
The DVD selections out this week are hurt by uninspired writing.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:17AM
"The Yankee Comandante: The Untold Story of Courage, Passion, and One American's Fight to Liberate Cuba" by Michael Sallah and Mitch Weiss (Lyons, $26.95)
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:17AM
Robert Stone was not a joiner. This may be what I admired about him most. During the 1950s, while living in Manhattan, he moved around the edges of the Beat scene (his wife, Janice, worked at the Seven Arts, a Times Square coffee shop and Beat hangout); by the early 1960s, he had relocated to Northern California, where he was part of a Stegner Fellow cohort at Stanford University that included Ken Kesey, Larry McMurtry and Tillie Olsen - and one of the early acid pilgrims in Kesey's circle, from which the Merry Pranksters would arise.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:17AM
J.K. Rowling is famously media shy, but on Twitter, she's forthcoming, witty and opinionated.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:17AM
It's a new year and as always, everyone is looking for a little self-improvement. Sometimes, the best way to get help is to help yourself. Maybe that explains the growth of the multibillion-dollar self-help industry and the volume of books hitting shelves now through spring that offer advice on improving everything from your relationships to your finances. However you may be ailing or failing, help is on the way.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:17AM
Publisher Macmillan will offer 1,000 of its titles through the e-book subscription services Oyster and Scribd. It's the third major publishing company to sign on with the all-you-can-read e-book services.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:17AM
"Huck Finn's America: Mark Twain and the Era That Shaped His Masterpiece" by Andrew Levy; Simon & Schuster (368 pages, $25)
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:17AM
"The Galaxy Game: A Novel" by Karen Lord; Del Rey (336 pages, $15)
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:17AM
They say you can't judge a book by its cover, but a new study suggests a computer can accurately judge your personality by the things you "Like" on Facebook.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:07AM
"The First Bad Man" by Miranda July; Scribner (276 pages, $25)
Published January 14th, 2015 - 12:07PM
Facebook "likes" can help predict your personality better than your friends, family and even spouse can, according to a new study.
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:07AM
"Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary" by Anita Anand; Bloomsbury (432 pages, $30)
Published January 14th, 2015 - 5:07AM
"Arrows of Rain: A Novel" by Okey Ndibe; Soho Press (292 pages, $16 paper)
Published January 11th, 2015 - 12:09AM
Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
Published January 11th, 2015 - 12:09AM
Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
Published January 9th, 2015 - 9:48AM
Ryan Anderson carries on Grave Digger legacy with Son-uva Digger.
Published January 9th, 2015 - 12:00AM
Events and happenings throughout the South Sound
Published January 9th, 2015 - 12:00AM
Comedy TV series winner Rod Man performs three nights of shows at the Tacoma Comedy Club.
Published January 8th, 2015 - 5:59PM
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium speaker introduces “Life of Pi” with talk on tiger conservation.
Published January 6th, 2015 - 3:47PM
“Army brat” Desireé Flores uses music to cope with constant moving of military life.
Published January 6th, 2015 - 6:21PM
It’s time to start getting caught up with movies that have Oscar potential. One of the leading contenders hits stores this week.
Published January 5th, 2015 - 11:38AM
Singer Mathis will play the Pantages on October 8.
Published January 5th, 2015 - 12:51PM
Tye Tribbett and other performers bring gospel and Christian music to Tacoma on Friday.
Published January 2nd, 2015 - 5:13PM
Expos, shows, music and other happenings around the Sound
Published December 26th, 2014 - 3:58PM
Events and activities for the next seven days
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