Northwest authors

July 11, 2018

Book Buzz: Lawn Boy

Lawn Boy by Jonathan Evison When Bainbridge Island author Jonathan Evison visited Whatcom County in 2017 as part of the Whatcom READS program, we met a […]
April 12, 2018

Book Buzz: Shrill

Shrill: Notes from a Large Woman by Lindy West The word “shrill,” evocative and onomatopoetic, conjures high-pitched, grating voices. It’s used derogatorily, and it’s often aimed […]
February 28, 2018

Book Buzz: Read, Then Watch

Read, Then Watch: The Power of Protests (DVDs related to this year’s Whatcom READS selection, Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist) If […]
December 27, 2017

Book Buzz: My Old Man and the Mountain

My Old Man and the Mountain by Leif Whittaker Tales of climbing Mt. Everest are filled with legendary figures: George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, […]
July 28, 2017

Book Buzz: This Is How It Always Is

This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel Parenting these days is a challenge, with friendships and homework assignments, soccer carpools, birthday parties, social media, […]