Reviews and Blog Posts: Seattle

Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet

by Jamie Ford

DPL Rating:
5

Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet is a beautifully told story of one of America's most shameful times in history. It's told from the point of view of Henry, a young Chinese boy in Seattle at the onset of WWII who befriends a Japanese classmate named Keiko. As...

Brothers and sisters of the eternal son

by Damien Jurado

DPL Rating:
5

Working again with Richard Swift, Jurado continues leave his folky singer/songwriter past for psychedelic pop and rock.  I've been going to see Jurado play for almost 15 years now and never could I have imagined his level of creativity keeping up for this long, but this is one of the best...

Where'd you go, Bernadette

by Maria Semple

DPL Rating:
5

Wow, this is the best book I’ve "read" in a long time.  I guess I didn't really read it, I listened to the Audiobook on CD.

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