Best of the Northwest Blasphemy: New and Selected Stories Sherman Alexie “He is mischievously and mordantly funny, scathingly forthright, deeply and universally compassionate, and wholly magnetizing. This is a must-have collection.” —Booklist $27.00 Grove Press
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School Kathleen Flinn The gifted Cordon Bleu Cooking School graduate and Seattle chef teaches nine nervous novices strategies on how to cook with style and a smile. $26.95 Viking
Finding My Elegy: New and Selected Poems: 1960–2010 Ursula K. Le Guin A volume of poetry spanning 50 years of work, including some of the best of Le Guin’s earlier verse along with a rich series of new poems. $22.00 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories Volume One: Where on Earth Volume Two: Outer Space, Inner Lands Ursula K. Le Guin’s stories have shaped the way many readers see the world. By giving voice to the voiceless, hope to the outsider, and speaking truth to power— all the time maintaining her independence and sense of humor—she has proven herself one of our greatest writers. “Le Guin has a gift, which is to transform words into worlds.”—Molly Gloss $24.00 each Small Beer Press
The Oregonian Cookbook: Best Recipes from FOODDAY edited by Katherine Miller From appetizers to desserts, here are the best dishes from home cooks, food writers, and our most admired chefs over three decades of FOODAY’s outstanding culinary coverage. More than 350 recipes! $22.95 (also available in hardcover) The Oregonian
Washington Food Artisans: Farm Stories and Chef Recipes Leora Y. Bloom, photos by Clare Barboza This beautiful volume combines recipes, stories, and farm photography in profiles of the region’s food artisans, whose passion for food inspired readers and eaters alike. $35.00 Sasquatch Books
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