“Raising Steam,” Terry Pratchett’s 40th installment in his “Discworld” series, is a delightful fantasy sendup of politics, economics and finance, as the Discworld gets a railway and complications ensue.
In their new book “A Sliver of Light,” three Americans who spent more than two years imprisoned or detained in Iran tell their story. Shane Bauer, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd will appear at Town Hall Seattle on Wednesday, March 26.
In his novel “All Our Names,” writer Dinaw Mengestu chronicles the relationship two people, a young African man and an American social worker, have with a mysterious figure named Isaac. Mengestu appears March 25 at the Seattle Public Library.
Seattle dance troupe zoe | juniper combines the talents of choreographer Zoe Scofield and visual artist Juniper Shuey, who are also wife and husband. Their new show, “BeginAgain,” plays On the Boards, March 27-30, 2014.
Ukraine's armed forces took what may prove to be one of their final stands Saturday in Crimea, as pro-Russian forces stormed and seized control of an air force base amid a barrage of gunfire and explosions.
France on Sunday provided Malaysia with satellite images of objects that could be from a passenger jet that went missing more than two weeks ago, the latest word of such images that officials are hoping will help solve one of the world's great aviation mysteries.