Arts and Leisure

Northwest Bestsellers

books3.gifThree Northwest authors are on this week's Northwest Bestsellers list. The Art of Racing in the Rain, by Garth Stein, is at the top of the list. David Guterson's The Other and Chuck Palahniuk's Snuff are also in the top ten. Shop local: find these books at Watermark Books in Anacortes or online at Anacortes-based . Week ending June 15, 2008.

Dogs (and owners) gather at Storvik Park

Bark in the Park

Dozens of dogs took their owners to Storvik Park today for the fourth annual Bark in the Park. These dogs and their owner competed in the Best Costume contest.

The Other by David Guterson

the_other-medium.jpgSeattle author David Guterson's fourth and newest book, "The Other," shows off his hometown and conflicts involving youth and idealism, adulthood and its compromises, and two powerfully different visions of what it means to live a good life.

Northwest Bestsellers

books3.gif Four Northwest authors on this week's bestsellers list. Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain, Chuck Palahniuk's Snuff, The Other by David Guterson and a mass market paperback, Always Dakota by Debbie Macomber. Week ending June 8, 2008.

House Rules by Mike Lawson

House Rules by Mike Lawson Seattle Writer Mike Lawson’s Joe DeMarco thrillers have drawn praise for their fine-tuned suspense, off-kilter characters, intricate plots, and revealing portrait of Washington, DC behind closed doors.