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Welcome to The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club.  We invite fellow book lovers to join us for exploration, adventure and conversation. The Northwest Passages Book Club hosts community book events featuring local authors and great storytellers from elsewhere as well. Join us in person, online or participate on your own to enjoy a common read.

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Place plays key role for Spokane author Jess Walter

UPDATED: Thu., May 17, 2018, 3:54 p.m.

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.

What’s cooking in Spokane

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.

Tara Westover book talk moves to larger venue

UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 10:20 p.m.

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.

Northwest Passages Book Club: Author J.A. Jance on the art of (re)invention

UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 2:06 p.m.

Best-selling author J.A. Jance, the latest author to be featured by The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club, is the author of 56 novels, spanning series featuring such characters as Arizona Sheriff Joanna Bradley, Seattle homicide detective J.P. Beaumont, former television anchor turned sleuth Ali Reynolds and Tucson’s Walker family.

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