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  1. In a lost essay, a glimpse of an elusive poet and slave

    10.07 / 05:15 o.seattletimes.com O.seattletimes.com - Books
    He was a slave who taught himself how to read and write and became by turn a poet. His efforts to gain freedom through his writing failed, but he left an impressive body of work. And now, a newly discovered manuscript sheds light over servitude in scholarly…
  2. Art Garfunkel, Masha Gessen and actor Bruce Campbell among authors in town this week

    10.07 / 05:15 o.seattletimes.com O.seattletimes.com - Books
    Here are some top author events for the week of Oct.…
  3. Essay collection brings Trump-inspired ‘nasty women’ together for an evening of talk in Seattle

    10.07 / 05:15 o.seattletimes.com O.seattletimes.com - Books
    “Nasty Women: Feminism, Resistance and Revolution in Trump’s America” is a collection of 23 essays designed to explain, inspire and unite. The editors will be in conversation with writer Ijeoma Oluo…
  4. Hillary Clinton to visit Seattle on book tour

    10.07 / 05:15 o.seattletimes.com O.seattletimes.com - Books
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton, who wrote about her experiences in the last election in her new memoir “What Happened,” will be in Seattle at Elliott Bay Book Co. on December 12 at noon. The event is a signing only; tickets are $30 and include a copy of “What Happened” and a place in…
  5. British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

    10.07 / 05:15 o.seattletimes.com O.seattletimes.com - Books
    Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist, who won the Nobel Literature Prize, was described as "a very interesting writer in many ways ... I would say that if you mix Jane Austen — her comedy of manners and her psychological insights — with Kafka, then I think you have Ish…