November 8, 2009 in Features

Literary calendar


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

Don Carol and Lyle Hatcher - Reading from “Different Drummers,” followed by a question-and-answer period and book signing. Today, 12:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

David Guterson - Author of “Snow Falling on Cedars” and “The Other.” Monday, 7 p.m., Neill Public Library, Pullman; and Tuesday, 7 p.m., Kenworthy Performing Arts Center, 508 S. Main St., Moscow, Idaho. (509) 397-4366

Natasha Trethewey - Pulitzer Prize-winning poet. Monday, 7:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall Globe Room. (509) 313-6681

Auntie’s Morning Book Group - “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. Tuesday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Auntie’s Evening Book Group - “In the Woods” by Tana French. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Bernie Loposer - Local author presents his novel, “Seven is the Perfect Number.” Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

John Soennichsen - Cheney author presents the paperback edition of his biography about J. Harlen Bretz entitled “Bretzs Flood: The Remarkable Story of a Rebel Geologist and the World’s Greatest Floods.” Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Oral History Workshop - Katie Vaughn will teach techniques to become an oral historian. Thursday, 6:30-8 p.m., Post Falls Library, 821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls. $10. (208) 773-1506

Random House Romp with David Glenn - Random House sales representative presents books for book group members and other readers. Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Margo Tamez - Co-founder of the Lipan Apache Women Defense will read from her poetry collections, “Naked Wanting” and “Raven Eye.” Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Washington State University, CUE, Room 203, Pullman.

Robert J. Carson - Professor of geology and environmental studies from Whitman College delivers a lecture on the ice age floods based on a book he edited, “Where the Great River Bends: A Natural and Human History of the Columbia at Wallula.” Friday, 6:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

I See Me! Multicultural Books for Early Literacy - Participants will receive booklists and ideas for what to look for in picture books to help children find their language, culture and ethnicity in books and increase their literacy skills. 2 STARS credits. Saturday, 10 a.m., Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E. Main Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 893-8400

Bob Manion - Signing “The Treehouse” and “Santa’s Heroes.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Hastings, 15312 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley. (509) 924-0667

Jean Flanigen - Signing “The Zhombie Conspiracy” and “The Zhombie Connection.” Saturday, 1-4 p.m., Hastings, 101 Best Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-0464

Steve Samsel - Local author signs copies of his novel, “Adventures of Jonny Law.” Saturday, 2-4 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

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