PRESS FOR FOLIO

"Chalk it up to the fact that Brewster is a former English professor, but he wants to bring together Seattle’s readers in a comfortable, collegial environment designed to appeal to everyone, rich or poor. 'Love of reading,' he says, 'is like mathematical ability—it’s randomly distributed.'"

—Knute Berger,

Crosscut.com

July 25, 2018: “The new oasis of calm at Pike Place Market” (Seattle Times)

July 19, 2018: “You need to visit the new Folio as soon as possible” (Seattle Review of Books)

July 6, 2018: “An independent library is opening in Pike Place Market” (Curbed Seattle)

February, 2016: "New Library in Seattle Tries a Novel Idea: Books" (Governing)

Jan 21, 2016: “Seattle’s First Private Library Open Not Just to Members, But to All Who Love Books” (KNKX)

Jan 19, 2016: “On the Eve of His Latest Project, David Brewster Takes on the Skeptics”  (Seattle Weekly)

Jan 16, 2016: “David Brewster's New "Membership Library," Folio: Athenian Revival or Mediocre-but-Benign Cultural Gesture? Discuss.” (The Stranger)

September 24, 2015: “Opening the Folio” (The Seattle Review of Books)

August 6, 2015: “A new “community of the book” begins in Seattle” (Crosscut)

July, 2015: “Seattle Embraces its Literary Roots” (Seattle Magazine)

June 3, 2015: “Smoking Jackets Optional at Seattle’s Private Library” (KUOW)

May 24, 2015: “Subscription library to offer not just books — quiet, too” (Seattle Times)

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