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Seattle's Arena, Puget Sound Politics, And Author T.C. Boyle

Steve Scher
09/24/2012 at 9:00 a.m.

Seattle Arena Deal Moves One Step Closer: The Seattle City Council votes today on a deal to finance a new arena in Sodo. We'll look at what happens next.

'San Miguel' Is A First For Author T.C. Boyle: T. Coraghessan Boyle's latest novel, "San Miguel," takes its name from the westernmost of California's Channel Islands, where the story is set. The historical novel follows three women who move to the island in search of new lives, self–reliance and freedom. "San Miguel" is T.C. Boyle's first book–length narrative in the conventional realist mode, a departure from his normal writing style.

What's The Future Of Puget Sound? After more than 20 years, an important advocacy organization fighting for the health of Puget Sound closed its doors in mid–September. On top of that, few candidates have been mentioning the Sound in this year's elections. Is Puget Sound falling out of political favor? We'll talk to attorney and writer Daniel Jack Chasan about the future of our region's central body of water.

Related Event

T.C. Boyle speaks at Meany Hall for the Performing Arts at the University of Washington tonight at 7:30 p.m.


T. Coraghessan Boyle is the author of 23 books of fiction, including "World's End," "Budding Prospects," "The Women" and most recently "San Miguel."

Daniel Jack Chasan is an author, attorney, and contributor to

Rep. Dave Upthegrove is a Democrat representing the 33rd District, which includes Kent, Des Moines and Burien. He chairs the House Environment committee.

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