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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. Mitchell discusses “The Bone Clocks” tonight on “Well Read,” the books and authors interview…

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September 11, 2014 at 4:16 PM

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

  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 authors – David Laskin, author of “The Family,” and Daniel James Brown, author of…

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June 9, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Seattle Mystery Bookshop gets a James Patterson grant

James Patterson is one of those authors who write books that you often see in airports. The prose of a Patterson novel is quick and punchy and the plot is suspenseful. He has sold a lot of books – 240 million, according to his publisher’s web site – and he’s made a lot of money For…

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June 5, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Hillary Clinton will sign her new book June 18 in Seattle

Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State, possible presidential candidate and author, will be in Seattle on June 18 to appear in conjunction with her new book “Hard Choices.” (Simon & Schuster). Clinton will sign books starting at 5 p.m. that day at the University Book Store in the University District. Signing guidelines are specific: A limited amount…

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June 3, 2014 at 3:34 PM

The children of World War II – Anthony Doerr’s novel ‘All the Light We Cannot See’

  Thus far Anthony Doerr has been a writer much admired by other writers, but not a household name.  His new novel “All the Light We Cannot See” may change that. Seattle Times reviewer David Laskin called it “stupendous… ‘All the Light We Cannot See’ is a beautiful, daring, heartbreaking, oddly joyous novel.”  In the Washington Post,…

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