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An Incredible Chapbook About Danielle Steel

Patty Gone intersperses letters to the famous romance novelist with analysis, research, and personal reflection.

A Novel That Reminds Me of the Boring Parts of Porn

King of Joy is full of flowing prose, but it's also druggy and vague.

Endman Wants You to Watch Yourself

Wow, There Are a Lot of Drugs in This Book

A review of Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore's new novel, Sketchtasy.

What's Wrong with Lake City?

Novelist Thomas Kohnstamm satirizes a local fictional loser.

The Lost History of Female Bicycle Explorers

Tessa Hulls argues that bikes are cool toys for adventures and tools for social liberation.

World Domination Chronicles Sub Pop's Rise, Fall, and Rise

Gillian Gaar's book is a treat for the label's hardcore fans.

It Is So Foggy Outside Right Now

Yoga for Writers Is Exactly What It Sounds Like

Self-care for people who'd rather be drinking.

Rejoice: Michelle Obama Is Coming!

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trolls

A UW professor offers a complete history of Scandinavia's mythical beasts.

Sad News, Seattle: Gramma Press Is Folding

Finding David Sedaris

If I can run into my hero twice in one day, it could happen again. Right?

A Revealing Memoir of Airport Detention

Mohamed Asem's fascinating Stranger in the Pen.

Why Our Sexual Fluids Failed to Humanize the Car

Francis Fukuyama Is Wrong (Again) About Identity Politics

Identity politics isn't killing democracy. Republicans are.

Katie Ford’s Heartbreaking Sonnets Strike a Chord

The looming shadow of divorce in If You Have to Go.

Berlin Is a Masterpiece of a Graphic Novel

Jason Lutes's exquisitely drawn story of the rise of fascism in Germany took 20 years to complete.

The Stranger's Lit Crawl Guide 2018

Jill Soloway, Hannah Gadsby, and Morgan Parker Take the Stage

Expect a heated discussion.

Natalie Diaz Is a Genius

Hey, Writers: STFU About "the Muse"

Acclaimed author Sarah Manguso says writing isn't magic, and it isn't a cage fight either.
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