Stories tagged: Spokane is Reading
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
Spokane is Reading: Wiley Cash’s ‘A Land More Kind Than Home’ is steeped in Southern flavor
Spokane is Reading’s latest pick brings Appalachia to the Inland Northwest.
Sun., Oct. 23, 2016
Spokane is Reading: Anthony Marra’s mixtape
Some read “The Tsar of Love and Techno” and see it as a novel. Others take it as a collection of linked short stories, as is described on the book …
Sun., Oct. 25, 2015, 10 a.m.
‘Station Eleven’ Mandel’s love letter to the world
Pandemic or nuclear holocaust? That was the question.
Sun., Oct. 12, 2014
‘Swamplandia!’ author Karen Russell, headed to Spokane
To see childhood the most clearly required a certain number of years for Karen Russell, whose novel “Swamplandia!” – this year’s Spokane is Reading pick – stars an adolescent girl …
Sun., Sept. 29, 2013
Spokane Is Reading author talks about setting’s role in real-life happiness
It was the winter weather that made Maria Semple love Seattle, which might be surprising, because other people in Seattle talk about the rain and clouds there in incredulous terms, …
Thu., Oct. 11, 2012
‘Little Bee’ characters face moral decisions in immoral world
With the possible exception of U2, as noted by the title character in Chris Cleave’s novel “Little Bee,” there’s not much in arts and culture that everybody likes. That includes …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2012, 1:24 p.m.
More from Chris Cleave
With the possible exception of U2, as noted by the title character in Chris Cleave’s novel “Little Bee,” there’s not much in arts and culture that everybody likes.
Sun., June 3, 2012
Book Notes: Spokane is Reading picks Cleave’s ‘Little Bee’
Spokane is Reading is jumping the pond. “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave will be the book for the 11th annual event.
Thu., Oct. 20, 2011
Best-seller to read from her latest, this year’s ‘Reading’ pick
Mary Roach’s latest best-seller, “Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void,” is about the most awkward piece of equipment in the space program: the human body. …
Sun., Oct. 16, 2011
Book Notes: Roach packed for Spokane, will read Thursday
This is the big week for the city’s annual communitywide reading event, Spokane Is Reading. Best-selling author Mary Roach will be here Thursday to talk about “Packing for Mars,” her …
Sun., Oct. 3, 2010
Book Notes: ‘Spokane is Reading’ revisits ‘Big Burn’
“Spokane is Reading” descends upon the region this week like a … well, like a firestorm. Timothy Egan’s “The Big Burn,” about the 1910 forest fires in Idaho and Montana, …