The Northwest Passages Book Club welcomes “The Spokane River” editor Paul Lindholdt and other writers for an evening of words, wine and live music on July 11.
When he first handed his boys the 300-page manuscript of his new book, Neal Thompson hardly expected them to be on board with the shenanigans he had documented. The incidents in question were drawn from their skateboarder lifestyles: They did drugs, they skipped class, they got in trouble with the police.
Neal Thompson’s new memoir of fatherhood tells the intimate story of raising rebellious teenagers who love to skate. He shares an excerpt in advance of his June 13 visit to Spokane.
“Kickflip Boys” author Neal Thompson shares his stories in Spokane on June 13
Neal Thompson, the June guest of the Northwest Passages Book Club, is the author of “Kickflip Boys: A Memoir of Freedom, Rebellion and the Chaos of Fatherhood,” which was published in May.
In addition to “Kickflip Boys,” Thompson is the author “A Curious Man” and “Driving with the Devil.” He lives in Seattle with his family.
Best-selling author Tara Westover talked to a crowed of about 700 people Thursday night at the Bing Crosby Theater as part of The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages.
Jess Walter, a New York Times best-selling author whose childhood near an East Trent Avenue drive-in movie theater has often been the source of his creativity, engaged a sold-out Northwest Passages Book Club event Wednesday, offering humor and insight with each interaction.
Adriana Janovich, food editor at The Spokesman-Review, caught up with five top chefs and food authors at the May 12 Dorothy Dean Cooking Show at the Spokane Convention Center.
The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club welcomes best-selling author Tara Westover to Spokane on Thursday and is moving the event to a larger nearby venue to accommodate ticket demand. Westover is the author of “Educated,” a critically acclaimed memoir about growing up in a survivalist family in eastern Idaho.
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