Stories tagged: Auntie’s Bookstore
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 5:04 a.m.
Spokane area residents will spread their money around this season, hitting the malls, patronizing small businesses and shopping online, according to a survey by Washington State University. Five local retailers …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 8:12 a.m.
In an effort to curtail petty property crimes such as larceny, vandalism and loitering, the city’s Business Improvement District is asking downtown business owners whether they’re interested in installing more …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 2 p.m.
Art Spiegelman, whose landmark book “Maus” helped legitimize the graphic novel, will kick off the Visiting Writers Series at Gonzaga. He joins Amy Stewart, Eli Saslow, and a birthday party …
Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
Beloved children’s writer will be in Spokane on Saturday to present her new picture book, “La La La.”
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:30 p.m.
Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” an explosive new book that purports to reveal skeletons inside the Oval Office, was originally slated for a Tuesday release. …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 8:21 p.m.
Professional wrestler Charlotte Flair, daughter of WWE legend Ric Flair, drew hundreds of people to Auntie’s Bookstore in downtown Spokane for a signing of her recently released book.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
Jamie Ford’s latest novel, ‘Love and Other Consolation Prizes,’ sets an immigration tale against the backdrop of Seattle’s two world’s fairs
The Montana author will read at Auntie’s Bookstore on Thursday. It’s his third novel, following “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” and “Songs of Willow Frost.”
Sun., June 25, 2017
Poet Christopher Howell talks with the Spokesman-Review about his latest collection, “Love’s Last Number.”
Thu., June 8, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Auntie’s Bookstore will host a party Saturday to celebrate the release of the Summer Brain Quest workbook series, which aims to counter the “summer slide.”
Sun., May 28, 2017, 5 p.m.
Circle of Security International founders Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper and Bert Powell have a newly released book, “Raising a Secure Child,” that for the first time offers up parenting strategies …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
In her latest collection of stories, “The Whole World At Once,” local author Erin PringleCQ highlights the beauty and awkwardness of grief and loss, things we often sweep under the …
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 3:14 p.m.
“Super Troopers” actor/director Jay Chandrasekhar’s new book, “Mustache Shenanigans,” brings him to Spokane, where he’ll perform at Spokane Comedy Club and hold a book reading at Auntie’s Bookstore.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
By 10:15 Saturday morning, the line at the counter at Auntie’s Bookstore was several people deep. Shoppers juggled stacks of books while reaching for their wallets. A toddler clutched a …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016
Visiting writer Whitney Terrell will talk Iraq War fiction, his book ‘The Good Lieutenant’ in two Spokane talks
Whitney Terrell’s latest novel, his third, is “The Good Lieutenant,” which tells the story of Emma Fowler, an Army lieutenant in Iraq. Terrell, an assistant English professor at the University …
Sun., June 12, 2016, 4 a.m.
Front & Center: John Waite says his love of literature, not lucre, behind his purchase of Auntie’s Bookstore
Six weeks ago, Auntie’s Bookstore wasn’t on John Waite’s radar. Today, he owns it.
Tue., May 31, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Auntie’s Bookstore is being sold for the first time in its nearly 40-year history to the owner of Merlyn’s Comic and Games.
Thu., May 5, 2016
Hanson, a conservation biologist and author of the award-winning “Feathers” and “The Triumph of Seeds,” released “Bartholomew Quill: A Crow’s Quest to Know Who’s Who” in April. He’ll be at …
Sat., April 30, 2016, 5:46 p.m.
Auntie’s Bookstore was filled with authors, belly dancers, actors and music Saturday as the business celebrated Independent Bookstore Day.
Sat., April 23, 2016, 4 p.m.
On Saturday, more than 400 stores around the country are offering in-store readings, signings and sales to celebrate remaining brick and mortar booksellers in the digital age.
Wed., April 13, 2016
The Literary Freedom Book Group meets at Auntie’s Bookstore. It has a long history at the store, but over the past two years it has grown to a core of …
Sun., May 17, 2015
For more than 20 years, Jack Nisbet has been digging into the Pacific Northwest. The award-winning Spokane author, teacher and naturalist has written about explorer David Thompson and scientist David …
Sun., June 15, 2014
Molly Wizenberg, the Seattle restaurateur and writer behind the award-winning Orangette food blog, will be in Spokane next week reading from her latest book, “Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a …
Sat., March 8, 2014
As failures go, it was a glorious one, in Peter Stark’s estimation. With sights on the Pacific Coast, one party of explorers set out by sea, a “shaggy bunch” of …
Wed., Jan. 15, 2014, 11:10 a.m.
Spokane-based homegrown Auntie’s Bookstore announced it’s closing its River Park Square shop, after three years of not being able to grab enough shoppers in the downtown mall. The final day …
Mon., Dec. 9, 2013
Stockton to Schrock: Basketball Hall of Famer and 10-time NBA all-star John Stockton, right, greets Kassio Schrock during his book signing at Auntie’s Bookstore on Sunday in Spokane. Hundreds lined …
Sun., Dec. 8, 2013
So there’s a “Doctor Who” expert at Eastern Washington University. Who knew?
Sun., Nov. 24, 2013
A major remodel of the ground floor of the Liberty Building in downtown Spokane has given more retail space for Uncle’s Games and added a lounge in Sante Restaurant and …
Fri., Nov. 15, 2013
They are children’s books of few words but plenty of action. “Mr. Wuffles,” “Daisy Gets Lost,” “Bluebird” – popular titles noted for their visual storytelling and spare text – will …
Sun., Nov. 10, 2013
A train crash, a family swept to sea, a dropped baby, a botched surgery. The events in Nance Van Winckel’s short-story collection “Boneland” are dramatic and life-altering. But her stories …
Sun., Oct. 27, 2013
A 19th-century bishop who worked in the Northwest is the subject of a new book co-edited by Patricia O’Connell Killen, academic vice president at Gonzaga University, and Roberta Stringham Brown, …