June 7, 2009 in Features

Literary events

 

Among the local literary events over the coming week (free unless otherwise indicated):

Beth Groundwater - Mystery writer signs copies of “A Real Basket Case” and “To Hell in a Handbasket.” Monday, 6-8 p.m., Barnes and Noble, 15310 E. Indiana Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 922-4104

Stanley Weintraub - Visiting author presents four books on Christmas in wartime, including “Silent Night: the Remarkable Story” and excerpts from his forthcoming “Savannah at Christmas: a Civil War Story.” Monday, 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Auntie’s Morning Book Group - Discussing “The Quiet Girl” by Peter Hoeg. Tuesday. 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, conference room, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206

Auntie’s Evening Book Group - Discussing “The Yiddish Policeman’s Union” by Michael Chabon. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, conference room, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206

Robert W. Atwood - Presents his book, “ADHD: Children Who Challenge.” Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

“Marketing Your Short Work” - Speaker is Kelly Milner Halls, plus critique session and raffle. Presented by The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. Saturday, 1-4 p.m., 700 W. Seventh Ave. $15 ($10/members). (509) 482-5288

David Sedaris - Launches the paperback of his latest essay collection, “When You Are Engulfed in Flames.” Purchase of the book at Auntie’s is required for admission; some standing-room-only tickets may be available. Saturday, 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206


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