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Published February 25th, 2015 - 7:31AM
Ben Fountain was driving to Galveston, Texas, in March 2003, about a week after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, when he caught a glimpse of the literary future.
Published February 25th, 2015 - 5:11AM
"Lincoln's Greatest Case" by Brian McGinty; Liveright (272 pages, $26.95)
Published February 25th, 2015 - 5:11AM
"Lou Reed: The Last Interview and Other Conversations"; Melville House (128 pages, $15.95)
Published February 25th, 2015 - 5:11AM
"The Jaguar's Children" by John Vaillant; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (288 pages, $26)
Published February 25th, 2015 - 5:11AM
"Long Way Down" by Michael Sears; Putnam (352 pages, $26.95)
Published February 25th, 2015 - 5:11AM
"The Sherlock Holmes Companion: An Elementary Guide" by Daniel Smith; Arum Press (224 pages, $27.99)
Published February 25th, 2015 - 5:11AM
More children's books featured African-Americans last year, but it may be too early to applaud any real change in publishing.
Published February 25th, 2015 - 5:11AM
"I Am Radar: A Novel" by Reif Larsen; Penguin Press (672 pages, $29.95)
Published February 24th, 2015 - 12:52PM
After four years in Puyallup back-to-the-land expo pulls up stakes.
Published February 24th, 2015 - 9:39AM
Neko Case plays Capitol Theater on April 16.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 6:17PM
Smith’s canceled February KeyArena show is now Aug. 8 at the Gorge.
Published February 23rd, 2015 - 11:16AM
American history comes alive with these great reads for kids. From picture books to novels, silly stories to serious biographical accounts, these books draw on America's heritage and heroes to entertain, educate, and inspire kids of all ages.
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 12:04AM
Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
Published February 22nd, 2015 - 12:04AM
Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
Published February 20th, 2015 - 2:45PM
The American Bad Ass brings another $20 tour to White River on Sept. 5.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 12:54PM
Veteran saxophonist Paul Sawtelle holds release party for first album on Saturday.
Published February 20th, 2015 - 12:00AM
A week full of music and events in the South Sound
Published February 19th, 2015 - 7:19PM
Country artist Bryan will perform May 16 with Randy Houser and Dustin Lynch.
Published February 19th, 2015 - 11:35AM
Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Feb. 15, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2015, The Nielsen Co.
Published February 18th, 2015 - 1:16PM
And the Oscar goes to … ? Here are predictions for the 87th Academy Awards.
Published February 18th, 2015 - 10:59AM
Another recently-discovered manuscript is coming to summer reading lists, this time in the form of a new Dr. Seuss book.
Published February 18th, 2015 - 7:34AM
Thank you, Facebook, for addressing the social media elephant in the room. Death.
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:19AM
"Welcome to Braggsville: A Novel" by T. Geronimo Johnson; Morrow (354 pages, $25.99)
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:19AM
"My Avant-Garde Education: A Memoir" by Bernard Cooper; W.W. Norton (256 pages, $26.95)
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:19AM
"It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War" by Lynsey Addario; Penguin Press (368 pages, $29.95)
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:19AM
From 1982 until his death 25 years later, Kurt Vonnegut cooperated with director Robert Weide on a documentary about his life and work. The film was never finished, but it could be, with a Kickstarter campaign launched last week.
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:19AM
" O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark ..."
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:19AM
"Prudence" by David Treuer; Riverhead (264 pages, $27.95)
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:19AM
Philip Levine, the former U.S. poet laureate who died of pancreatic cancer on Saturday at 87, was not a poet to everyone's taste. Born and raised in Detroit, he was called by poet and critic Edward Hirsch "a large, ironic Whitman of the industrial heartland," but he was also criticized for producing prose with line breaks, a reference to the apparent simplicity of his writing, which was clear and forceful, and generally returned to a handful of themes.
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:19AM
"Jam on the Vine" by LaShonda Katrice Barnett; Grove (336 pages, $24)
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:14AM
Kim Gordon is a founding member of Sonic Youth, visual artist, feminist icon, mother and fashion trendsetter. Now she can now add "memoirist" to her list of accomplishments. Her new "Girl in a Band," not only offers insight into music, art, the shifting tides of underground culture and the dynamics that made Sonic Youth tick, it's also more transparent about her personal life than she has ever been.
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:14AM
"The Beige Man" by Helene Tursten; Soho Crime (320 pages, $26.95)
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:14AM
"America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System" by Steven Brill; Random House (528 pages, $28)
Published February 18th, 2015 - 5:04AM
See, now this is just the thing David Axelrod was trying to prevent when his publicist required confidentiality agreements from reporters getting advance copies of his book, "Believer: My Forty Years in Politics."
Published February 16th, 2015 - 5:09AM
Parents need to know that"March: Book Two"continues the historical saga and personal memoir Rep. John Lewis began in"March: Book One."This installment,as excellent as the first,follows the youngLewis as he and his allies protest segregation and other racist policies in the American South.African-American protestorsare beaten, shot at,sprayed with high-pressure hoses and attacked with dogs. A Freedom Riders bus isfirebombed, as is a church full of worshippers. Strong language is used in intense scenes.Racist thugs use the N-word in various scenes.Crowd scenes include smoking, but the Freedom Riders actively discourage the use of tobacco.
Published February 15th, 2015 - 12:09AM
Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
Published February 15th, 2015 - 12:09AM
Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores:
Published February 13th, 2015 - 8:23PM
Eloise Mumford says movie is true to best-selling book – but tasteful.
Published February 13th, 2015 - 6:12AM
Music, dancing, Harlem Globetrotters and odther happenings in the South Sound
Published February 12th, 2015 - 4:03PM
Creative Kids Exhibit at Washington State Spring Fair invites kids 6-15 years to compete.
Published February 11th, 2015 - 7:24AM
This week’s new DVD releases include two films that have top-notch acting performances overlooked by the Oscar committee.
Published February 7th, 2015 - 9:52AM
Washington State History Museum examines Cascade volcanoes.
Published February 6th, 2015 - 2:32PM
Trio will perform during the week of U.S. Open
Published February 6th, 2015 - 12:02PM
Music, ice skating, cars and more happening around the South Sound
Published February 6th, 2015 - 10:57AM
Radioactive: Top-selling band plays T-Dome on July 31.
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