March 21, 2010 in Features

Literary calendar

 

Author Rhonda Kutson - Presents “Escape from Hell.” Today. Noon-3 p.m., Hastings Books, 101 E. Appleway Ave., Coeur d’Alene. (208) 664-0464; Saturday. 1 p.m., Hastings, 2512 E. 29th Ave. Free. (509) 535-4342.

Good Food Book Club - Hosted by the Moscow Food Co-op. Discuss “Hit by a Farm: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Barn” by Catherine Friend. Today. 3-5 p.m., Sister’s Brew Coffee House, corner of Main and Third streets, Moscow, Idaho. (208) 882-8537.

Author Therese Marszalek - Signing her latest book, “Extraordinary Miracles in the Lives of Ordinary People.” Monday. 7 a.m.-noon, Auntie’s Books, Spokane International Airport, A/B Concourse.

The Homer-athon - The Gonzaga Latin Club, classics students, faculty and others will spend the day performing an uninterrupted reading of Homer’s “Odyssey.” Monday. 9 a.m., Gonzaga University, Crosby Student Center. Free. (509) 313-6691.

Friends of the Cheney Library Book Discussion Group - Discuss “The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman. Tuesday. 7 p.m., Cheney Library, 610 First St., Cheney. Free. (509) 893-8280.

Coeur d’Alene Public Library Pageturners Books Club - Wednesday, “A Treasure Called Tubbs Hill,” by Scott Reed. All discussions held at 10:15 a.m., Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 769-2315, Ext. 426.

Authors Penelope Rundle and James Parry - Readings and book signings of Rundle’s “Last Caravan” and Parry’s “Book All the Teachers.” Wednesday. 6-8 p.m., Lion’s Lair, 205 W. Riverside Ave.

Moran Prairie Monthly Book Discussion Club - Discuss “Palouse Pilot” by Nona Hengen. March 25. 2 p.m. Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S. Regal St. Free. (509) 893-8340.

Book Signings by Local Authors - Jean Flanigen, author of “The Zhombie Conspiracy” and “The Zhombie Connection”; Dawn Nelson, author of “A Cowgirl Remembers When” and “A Cowgirl’s Justice”; Bob Manion, author of “The Treehouse” and “Santa’s Heroes”; Sharon Cramer, author of “Cougar Cub Tales”; Robert Pillsbury, author of “Crossroads”; Penny Rundle, author of “The Last Caravan”; Frank Scalise, author of “All that Counts”; Vern Hopkins, author of “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time”; and James Parry, author of “Book All The Teachers.” Thursday. 6-8 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Public Library, 702 E. Front Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free admission. (208) 769-2315.

Author Frank Zafiro - Book release party for “Beneath a Weeping Sky,” the third book in the River City novel series. Saturday. Noon-4 p.m., Hallett’s Chocolates, 1003 E. Trent Ave. (509) 487-3238.

Author Penelope Rundle - Book signing of “The Last Caravan.” Saturday. 2-5 p.m., Hastings, 1704 W. Wellesley Ave. (509) 327-6008.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid” (Shadle) - For school-aged children. Create your own diary and celebrate the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” books and the release of the movie. Saturday. 2 p.m., Shadle Library, 2111 W. Wellesley Ave. Free. (509) 444-5331.


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