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Tara Westover, a featured author for Spokesman’s Northwest Passages Book Club, to give presentation at UI

Author Tara Westover will take part in the Runstad Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Monday with a presentation on her book, “Educated: A Memoir.” Last May, she was a featured …


UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 4:59 p.m.

‘Educated’ author Westover talks in Spokane about her survivalist childhood, meaning of learning

Best-selling author Tara Westover talked to a crowed of about 700 people Thursday night at the Bing Crosby Theater as part of The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages.


UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 10:20 p.m.

Tara Westover book talk moves to larger venue

The Spokesman-Review’s Northwest Passages Book Club welcomes best-selling author Tara Westover to Spokane on Thursday and is moving the event to a larger nearby venue to accommodate ticket demand. Westover …


UPDATED: Fri., May 18, 2018, 5:59 p.m.

From survivalist to storyteller: Best-selling ‘Educated’ author Tara Westover comes to Spokane on Thursday

Tara Westover grew up in a survivalist family on an Idaho mountain. She watched the school bus roll past, but never joined the local kids at school. She never saw …


Best-selling ‘Educated’ author Tara Westover comes to Spokane

The Northwest Passages Book Club will host the best-selling author on May 17.


Reading the Northwest: An unlikely journey from Idaho isolation to halls of Harvard

Tara Westover was raised without a birth certificate, medical care or a formal education. “Educated,” the gripping story of Westover’s self-invention after a brutally hard upbringing, is winning acclaim across …