Stories tagged: Northwest Passages Book Club
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 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: 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 3, 2019
Sharma Shields joins the Northwest Passages Book Club on March 13.
UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 6:42 p.m.
The magazine said it looked for innovative revenue strategies, impactful journalism and creative audience growth when selecting newspapers for E&P’s annual feature about media game changers.
Sun., Feb. 24, 2019
Author Sharma Shields explores the Manhattan Project and greek mythology in her new novel.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 10:33 p.m.
Ticket are on sale for the Northwest Passages Book Club’s evening with Jon Meacham, the presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Soul of America.” The May 6 event, …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 6:44 p.m.
The Northwest Passages Book Club event with author Pam Houston, postponed Tuesday due to inclement weather, will be held on March 26.
Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 4 a.m.
The author of “Deep Creek” takes readers along on a road trip to find home in the high country.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 5 p.m.
Ana and Curt Warner recently published “The Warner Boys: Our Family’s Story of Autism and Hope.”
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
Pam Houston will discuss her latest book, “Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country,” with the Northwest Passages Book Club on March 26.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 2:03 p.m.
Chris Crutcher is hoping his newest book, “Losers Bracket,” will be banned somewhere.
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Schools struggling to move past tragedy are right in Chris Crutcher’s wheelhouse: the places that combine his service as a therapist for traumatized kids and his career as an author …
Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 5 p.m.
Analysis: The reality of Crutcher’s life lessons are why his sports-themed young-adult lit is the gold-medal standard
Chris Crutcher is one of the most important voices in the world of young adult literature, but Katherine Cramer didn’t know that in the early ’90s when she first checked …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 10:24 a.m.
Saslow, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer from Portland, chronicles the story of former white nationalist Derek Black.
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019
Professor emeritus Marilyn Carpenter reviews “Losers Bracket” by Chris Crutcher, the headliner at the Northwest Passages Book Club on Jan. 16.
Sun., Dec. 16, 2018
The Spokesman-Review launched Northwest Passages a year ago as a book club and community forum with a mission to get people reading – and talking. If anything, we underestimated the …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Elene Johnston’s Instant Pot has been sitting in her cabinet for three months. Unused. But after attending an Instant Pot book author’s cooking class Tuesday in Second Harvest’s television-quality kitchen, …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 11:07 p.m.
Travel author and television host Rick Steves urged more than 700 readers to get out of their comfort zones and venture “beyond Orlando.”
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 7:10 a.m.
Spokane chef Chad White thought it would be fun to prepare a four-course, fine-dining experience using just an Instant Pot. So he’ll do it live for the Northwest Passages Book …
Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 5 a.m.
The great value of travel is the opportunity it offers you to pry open your hometown blinders and broaden your perspective.
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018
A year before he became a Gonzaga basketball player, Matt Santangelo found himself in a rather uncomfortable spot: On the back of a horse. On his recruiting visit.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Rick Steves has been guiding Americans through Europe for so many years, it’s like an old friend leading us along the ancient cobbled streets. His book, “Travel as a Political …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 2:10 p.m.
Northwest Passages Book Club: ‘Longmire’ author Craig Johnson brings a dose of cowboy humor to Spokane
Craig Johnson, best-selling author of the “Longmire” mystery series, has a lot in common with his protagonist, Sheriff Walt Longmire.
Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
The Spokesman-Review published “100 Things to Do in Spokane Before You Die” on Oct. 1 and we invited readers to share their local favorites and bucket list picks. Here’s what …
Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 5 a.m.
Sometimes it can be hard to tell where author Craig Johnson ends and his signature creation, Sheriff Walt Longmire, begins. Both live in small-town, rural Wyoming, drive battered old trucks, …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
More than 200 people packed The Spokesman-Review event for “100 Things to Do in Spokane Before You Die,” an insider’s guide to food, entertainment, culture, shopping and outdoor adventure.
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018
When our editor talks to different community groups about our newspaper’s different missions, he often explains our hope to be a daily instruction manual to life in our community. Then …