Author Keith Quincy - Reading, discussion, and book signing of “Worse Than You Think: The Real Economy Hidden Beneath Washington’s Rigged Statistics, and Where to Go From Here.” Today, 1 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Author Bryce Andrews - Reading from his book “Badluck Way: A Year on the Ragged Edge of the West.” The book chronicles his experiences on the Sun Ranch in Montana’s Madison River Valley. Andrews, a city-born man turned ranch hand, is profoundly changed by the brutally hard work of ranching, the beauty of untrammeled wilderness, and the clash between the human and natural worlds. Today, 4 p.m., BookPeople, 521 S. Main St., Moscow. (208) 882-2669. A signing event will be held Monday, noon, Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206.
Author George Morrison and Poet Jessica Morrison-Dahl – In Morrison’s “Crimson Liberty,” a man directing a production of Macbeth at a French Quarter theater, makes serious enemies by defying the theater’s corrupt family, exposing the larcenous heir, and entering into a forbidden relationship. He then finds himself on stage, sword in hand, fighting to save his reputation, his love, and his life. A Readers Theater, discussion and signing event. In Morrison-Dahl’s “Turbulence,” the poet writes of her life’s journey as a child, wife, mother, widow and lover. Her work follows her soul-crushing first marriage, her joyous second marriage that ended with the tragic deaths of her husband and daughter, her fulfilling third marriage and her careers in the five sections of Love, Loss, Woman, Man and Truth. Tuesday, 7 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Silly Animals: Storytime and Craft - Animals are cute and soft, but they are also silly. Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Deer Park Library Book Club – Discussion of “Flight Behavior” by Barbara Kingsolver. Wednesday, noon, Deer Park Library, 208 S. Forest Ave., Deer Park. Free. (509) 893-8300.
Author Marshall Boswell - Part of the Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series. Boswell is the author of two works of fiction, the story collection “Trouble with Girls” (2003) and a novel, “Alternative Atlanta” (2005). He is also the author of two works of literary scholarship: John Updike’s Rabbit Tetralogy: Mastered Irony in Motion (University of Missouri Press), and Understanding David Foster Wallace (University of South Carolina Press). Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Gonzaga University, Cataldo Hall, Globe Room, 502 E. Boone Ave. Free. (509) 328-4220.
Author Sam Lien Le – Book signing for “The Spirit Stills the Storms: A Vietnamese Refugee’s Bold Journey to Freedom.” Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Costco, 355 E. Neider Ave., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (877) 727-0697.
Creative Writing Class - Cathy Ensley will use Energy Method techniques from Roberta Allen’s “The Playful Way to Serious Writing.” Whether you are interested in writing fiction, poetry, journals or short stories, you’ll be surprised and delighted with the surprisingly simple process. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon, Colfax Library, 102 S. Main St., Colfax. (509) 397-4366. $7.
Keep Calm and Sign on Storytelling Time - Held the first Saturday of the month for parents and children who are deaf, hard of hearing, or visually impaired. Interpreter Training Program practicum students will provide interpreting services. Saturday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Barnes and Noble, 4750 N. Division St. (509) 482-4235.
“Groundhog Weather School” Storytime - Ever wonder where Groundhog Day first began? Learn some fun facts about those furry little creatures and how they predict the weather. Saturday, 11 a.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, children’s section, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.
Author Trent Reedy – Book launch for “Divided We Fall.” Saturday, 4 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore, 402 W. Main Ave. Free. (509) 838-0206.