July 22, 2012 in Features

Bass, O’Connell, Swain highlight August at Auntie’s

By The Spokesman-Review

Nature writer Rick Bass is among the authors booked into Auntie’s Bookstore in August.

Bass will be reading from his new book, “The Black Rhinos of Namibia,” at 7 p.m. on Aug. 21.

The Montana writer has published works of nonfiction and fiction. He was last in Spokane this past spring for Get Lit!, performing with the group Stellarondo.

Also on tap at Auntie’s next month is a PowerPoint presentation by mountain climber Nicholas O’Connell. O’Connell uses the PowerPoint format to discuss his novel “The Storms of Denali,” about four men off to conquer Mt. Denali and the challenges they face. His presentation will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 9.

Meanwhile, for the kiddos, “Make These Toys” author Heather Swain returns to Auntie’s with her new book, “Play These Games: 101 Delightful Diversions Using Everyday Items.”

Swain’s presentation will be held at 11 a.m. Aug. 25.

Auntie’s is located at 402 W. Main Ave. For details on other upcoming Auntie’s author events, visit www.auntiesbooks.com.>

Dog days

Spokane author Michele Moran will sign copies of her book, “The Inside Dog and the Outside Dog,” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the Spokane Humane Society, 6607 N. Havana St.

The book (Tate Publishing, $7.99) tells the story of a boy who gets two dogs.

When the boy is in trouble, the dogs must work together to save him.

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