Literary Calendar

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

Auntie’s Morning Book Group - “The Daughter of Time” by Josephine Tey. Tuesday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Literature by African Americans Book Group - “The Girl Who Fell from the Sky” by Heidi W. Durrow. Tuesday, 6 p.m., Emmanuel Family Life Center, 631 S. Richard Allen Court. (509) 255-6013

Auntie’s Evening Book Group - “The Storyteller” by Mario Vargas Llosa. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

North Spokane Book Club - “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen. Wednesday, 7 p.m., North Spokane Library, 44 E. Hawthorne Road. (509) 893-8350

Swami Radhananda - Spiritual director of the Yasodhara Ashram in Kootenay Bay, B.C. discusses her memoir, “Carried by a Promise: A Life Transformed through Yoga.” Wednesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Keya Mitra - Assistant professor of English at Gonzaga University reads from her recent works as part of the Visiting Writers Series. Wednesday, 7:30 p.m,. Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall Globe Room. (509) 313-6681

Spokane Novelists Group - Strong critiquing of fiction only (novels and short stories; no poetry, nonfiction, memoirs, etc.) Bring five to 10 pages to read to the group and six to eight copies. Saturday, noon, Argonne Library, 4332 N. Argonne Road, Millwood. (509) 891-1695

Darwin Day Lecture - Celebrate Darwin’s birthday by listening to a talk by local history buff and published author James Downard, sponsored by Spokane Secular Society. Saturday, 1 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Katie Youngren - Freeman School District bus driver signs copies of her picture book “Itty Bitty School Bus Kitty.” Saturday, 1-3 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Trent Reedy - Book reading and signing of “Words In The Dust.” Saturday, 1-2 p.m., Tinman Too, 809 W. Garland Ave. (509) 325-3001

Literary Freedom Book Group - “The Angel’s Game” by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Saturday, 2 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206

Palouse Country Cowboy Poetry Association - Cowboy poetry and Western music on Valentine and Lincoln’s birthday themes. Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Artisans at the Dahmen Barn, Uniontown, Wash. $7/adults, free/age 11 and younger. (509) 229-3414

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