This Week in Books and Music: “Weird and Awesome” with Lots of Awesome

Thursday, August 1



Tiny Messengers at the Tractor Tavern, 9pm

Lacey Jane Henson reading at The Furnace Reading Series at Hollow Earth Radio, 7pm

Evan J. Peterson at the Seattle Erotic Arts Festival



Bushwick_JackStraw_067-178x178Friday, August 2


Jack Straw Foundation reading at Elliott Bay Books, 7pm

Bradford Loomis at the Hard Rock Cafe, 8pm

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Around the Corner: Magus Books

Nothing catches my attention like a sidewalk cart full of books priced cheap. Without exception, I’ll convince myself to buy something I will probably never even read simply because it costs $1. And it’s a book!


Magus Books, courtesy of Michael P. on Yelp

Today I had 12 minutes left on my meter and there were multiple carts full of books so the obvious story was likely to play out. Add to that a significantly increased chance of getting a parking ticket the second I walked through the door of Magus Books. Read more