Entries by Shawn Moriarty

Author Mary Roach Is Fueled By Unending Curiosity

Science-reporter-turned-author Mary Roach has made a name for herself thanks to an endless curiosity about the world around her. She’s written books about dead bodies, sex, our digestive systems and, most recently, military science. Roach will be in Tacoma April 28 at to discuss her latest book “Grunt” as part of the Pierce County […]

Pierce County learns how to ‘Grunt’ in harmony

Reading together never fails to draw parents and children closer, setting them free to enjoy Pooh or Potter in a safe space of pajamas and pillows. Adult relationships are similarly deepened when book-club friends discuss Capote or Kingsolver over coffee and cookies. Why stop there? A shared reading experience can have an invigorating effect […]