Stories tagged: books
Sun., April 21, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Literary rock stars make pilgrimage to Spokane for annual Get Lit festival.
Sun., April 21, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
Lovers of literature are set to celebrate this week as Get Lit kicks off seven days of free and low cost programs designed to foster a passion for reading and …
Fri., April 19, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
Part memoir, part call to arms, the collection of essays functions as an exploration of Tamblyn’s feminist evolution and an exhortation against systemic sexism and misogyny.
Sun., April 14, 2019, 4 a.m.
It was, I think, simply coincidence that on the anniversary of his death, my interest in college basketball revived. It wasn’t because we shared that passion. Spectator sports held little …
Sat., April 13, 2019, 5 p.m.
The Four Seasons dinner is a fundraiser and new addition to the Get Lit line up.
Sat., April 13, 2019
I like this poem for the way it portrays the manner in which we study the behavior of others and project our own experiences onto their lives.
Tue., April 9, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Food, wine, demonstrations, and even a hike of Tubbs Hill are on the agenda in Coeur d’Alene this weekend.
Tue., April 9, 2019, 11:21 a.m.
Pre-sale tickets for the Nov. 11 event are $46-$51 and are on sale now through the Bing using promo code DAVID. General public tickets go on sale April 19 at …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 6 p.m.
Warm spring sunlight streamed through the stained glass window at the Hearth recently, bedazzling the cozy chair beneath it. For 18 years, tired travelers and busy community leaders have enjoyed …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 4:42 p.m.
The ever-expanding library of books about Nirvana and its frontman, Kurt Cobain, is surprisingly light on first-person accounts. Most of its canonical texts, like Charles R. Cross’ “Heavier Than Heaven” …
Thu., April 4, 2019
Ezra Pound commanded America’s poets to “Make it new.” And here’s a good example. Has there ever been another poem written, and written beautifully, about children playing among laundry drying …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
During National Library Week, Sunday through April 13, Spokane County Library District patrons with fines on their account can get up to $20 of fines forgiven by donating food.
Sat., March 30, 2019
For the week ending on March 23.
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
Tommy Orange will speak in the International Ballroom of the Bruce M. Pitman Center on Nov. 5.
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 8:20 p.m.
The author of “All You Can Ever Know” joins the Northwest Passages Book Club on May 14.
Sun., March 24, 2019
We’re living in a curious time. Even those who profess a commitment to issues of diversity and tolerance slip up in their speech and betray old-fangled ways of thinking. It …
Sat., March 23, 2019, 10 a.m.
That Sandra Day O’Connor found herself the highest-ranking woman ever in American government was no accident. Evan Thomas vividly sketches the attributes she used to clear the high barriers to …
Sat., March 23, 2019
Is it worse to live in a city where you can’t see a big storm coming until it’s right on top of you, or to be out on the plains …
Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:54 a.m.
Best-selling books for the week ending on March 16
Sun., March 17, 2019
Mark your calendar: New dates for Northwest Passages include Ana and Curt Warner, Washington AG Bob Ferguson
Curt and Ana Warner, and Washington AG Bob Ferguson are among the upcoming guests of the Northwest Passages Book Club.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 4:08 p.m.
In “The Bird King,” a novel that begins with considerable promise, G. Willow Wilson whips up a head-spinning blend of realism, fantasy and history. The novel opens in the court …
Fri., March 15, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Miller will appear in Spokane for two free events on Oct. 24. The first is at 1 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Event Center, 10514 E. Sprague Ave., and the …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 10:52 p.m.
Shields dives through nuclear bomb history of ‘loose lips sink ships’ at Northwest Passages Book Club
Before her first novel was published, Spokane author Sharma Shields was already looking to start writing another book.
Sun., March 10, 2019
Here are some things that might surprise you about the local libraries.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
Pearl talks about her next book, the novel that is keeping her up at night, and the evolving role of libraries.
Sun., March 10, 2019
The Book of Mel: Doug and Sherry Clark, two of Mel McCuddin’s many fans, publish the coffee table book ‘McCuddin: The Inner Eye’
Doug and Sherry Clark collaborate on a new book celebrating their favorite artist: Spokane’s Mel McCuddin.
Sat., March 9, 2019, 9 a.m.
“In Accelerated Silence” will be published by Milkweed Editions in February 2020, and Matson will receive $2,000.
Sat., March 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
Some people pay their way through college by taking out loans or receiving scholarships. Others work multiple jobs. Makenzie Campbell is paying for it with poetry.
Fri., March 8, 2019, 3:48 p.m.
It took Crigger about six months to write “The Woman Who Built a Bridge,” which was published in October through Wolfpack Publishing.
Thu., March 7, 2019, 8:57 a.m.
Amy Dresner chronicled her journey to sobriety in “My Fair Junkie: A Memoir of Getting Dirty and Staying Clean.”