April 15, 2009
Vol: 16 No: 18

Interview

Most Livable Region?

by: Robin Lindley , Contributing Writer

Mossback Knute Berger on Pugetopolis, the land he loves -- and its humorless, passive-aggressive inhabitants

Knute Berger's "Mossback" column at Seattle Weekly and Crosscut.com has allowed him to poke at the city's complacent self-conceits.

Photo by: Courtesy Sasquatch Books , None

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In the late 19th century, newcomers to the Northwest derided the early settlers as “mossbacks” who were stuck in the past, in the woods. Seattle writer Knute Berger, the curmudgeonly, modern-day Mossback for the online newspaper Crosscut, has written hundreds of columns

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