In Salman Rushdie’s new novel “Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights,” descendants of a 12th-century Spanish philosopher must wield powers against dark jinni intent on devastating humanity. Rushdie appears Sept. 14 at Town Hall Seattle.
Fantasy writer China Miéville’s new story collection “Three Moments in an Explosion” collects 28 stories, short and long, that showcase his gift for imagery and storytelling, as well as his preoccupations with politics and heavy machinery.
Jonathan Evison’s funny, touching novel “This is Your Life, Harriet Chance!” tells the story of a widow who finds a lifeboat full of surprises and revelations on a cruise. Evison reads at several locations in September in the Seattle area.
Journalist Hector Tobar’s book, “Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle that Set Them Free,” has been made into a movie, called “The 33,” set to be released in November.
“To me,” she said in a statement, “this has never been a gay or lesbian issue. It is about marriage and God’s word. It is a matter of religious liberty.” It’s telling that Kim Davis chose those words to defend herself last week. Davis, the clerk of Rowan County, a rural, impoverished and previously obscure […]
Seattle’s prolific pair combined for both goals on Saturday, Dempsey netting the game-winner off a Martins rebound in the 77th minute as the Sounders won 2-1 at CenturyLink Field to pick up a vital three points in the Western Conference playoff chase.