Fred Moody

Fred Moody, who wrote articles for Seattle Weekly and other publications as well as books, now lives on Bainbridge Island.

Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Love Letter to the 60s

The result of her efforts is a great gift to historians. It is by turns inspiring, instructive, revealing, astonishing, shocking, and—when considered in contrast with present-day politics—almost unbearably depressing.

Salman Rushdie’s Harrowing New Book

Transcendence, he wants us to know, is indispensable to survival, and—as Rushdie illustrates in the transcendent telling of this horrible story—attainable. But it also is hard to sustain.