Looking for Betty MacDonald

A historian seeks to uncover more about the author of “The Egg and I” and “Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle” and becomes lost in Betty’s world—a place where humor overcomes tragedy, and a story deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest.

  • January 12, 2017
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  • Feature
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  • By Paula Becker

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Reading Habits: Erin Belieu

The poet and Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist on reading “The Brothers Karamozov” in one night, her love of “Middlemarch,” and how she can’t seem to return a library book.

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“I Would Drink Deeper”

  • September 30, 2016
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  • Editorial
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  • By Tod Marshall, Washington State Poet Laureate

Yes, words can provide comfort, says the Washington State Poet Laureate. But immense power lies in how they point us to uncertainty—“a space within us being made ready for the stars.”

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Love, Exposed

  • September 7, 2016
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  • Upcoming
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  • By Kate Little

A photography exhibit tries to move beyond politics to explore the human relationships behind the push for marriage equality.

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Dream Weaver

With “Hugo and Rose,” author Bridget Foley turned a dream she had into a novel about “potty training, giant spiders, a three-headed snake, and particle physics.”

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