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January 20, 2015 at 8:52 AM

National Book Critics Circle finalists for 2014 announced

Roz Chast’s graphic  memoir “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?” is a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. The National Book Critics Circle has announced finalists for six prizes given to the best books of 2014. They include fiction by Marilynne Robinson, a graphic memoir about caring for her aging parents by cartoonist…



January 8, 2015 at 4:26 PM

‘The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving,’ the movie version

Jonathan Evison, author of “The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving.” Photo by Keith Brofsky Bainbridge Island writer Jonathan Evison’s bittersweet 2012 novel “The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving” is about to get a much wider audience – it’s being made into a movie starring Paul Rudd, an actor best known for his roles in comedies such as “Knocked…



November 25, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Author David Mitchell on ‘The Bone Clocks’

The dazzling David Mitchell has published several mind bending novels, including “Cloud Atlas” and this year’s “The Bone Clocks.” In Mitchell’s latest, an English teenager gets caught up in a mind-bending battle between opposing supernatural forces, and her life is never the same. David Mitchell’s “The Bone Clocks” Mitchell discusses “The Bone Clocks” tonight on “Well Read,” the…



October 30, 2014 at 3:04 PM

‘Well Read’ books and authors television show launches fourth season

Mary Ann Gwinn and Terry Tazioli, co-hosts of Well Read, in a brief break between reading books.   “Well Read,” a Seattle-based books and authors interview show that airs in 83 percent of the television markets in the U.S., launches its fourth season next week. The new season kicks off with public radio personality Tavis Smiley discussing his…



September 11, 2014 at 4:16 PM

Authors David Laskin and Daniel James Brown, plus where to find the best fall book

  David Laskin, author of “The Family” Daniel James Brown, author of “The Boys in the Boat” The fall literary season is heating up, and events next Monday and Tuesday offer face time, in person and online, with people who love to talk about books: *At 7 p.m. Monday at Seattle Public Library’s downtown branch, two of Seattle’s finest…


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