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Cold Cube Press Keeps Kicking

They're giving up their gallery space, but they're going to continue publishing weird and amazing books.

The Reason Why We Live in the Future Birthed by Hiphop

Bootleggers, Moralists, Brothels, and Vice Lords

The nonfiction book Seattle Prohibition tells the story of the city a hundred years ago.

Jonathan Haidt Is Not Optimistic

Kara Swisher Takes No Bullshit

The journalist's long view of Big Tech is worth hearing.

A Reading List for the End of the World

The best, weirdest, and scariest books about climate change.

How Elizabeth Gilbert Survived the Death of a Woman She Loved

"I do a lot of supernatural shit," the author told me.

Mount Analogue Will Close Up Shop in June

The Top 21 National Poetry Month 2019 Events in Seattle

Ilya Kaminsky, Morgan Parker, the Cadence Video Poetry Festival, and Other Critics' Picks

The Multivalent Blackness of Morgan Parker

Magical Negro is hilarious and wrenching poetry.

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

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