Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Thursday, August 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 69° Cloudy

Northwest Passages Book Club and Community Forum

The Spokesman-Review's community book club and forum features best-selling authors, innovators and newsmakers. We invite readers to join us for evenings of exploration, adventure and conversation.

Upcoming events

Northwest Passages stories »

News >  Spokane

‘Non Sequitur’ cartoonist apologizes for mistake as comic strip returns to publication

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019, 10:27 a.m.

Wiley Miller, the cartoonist behind the popular “Non Sequitur,” told an audience for the first time Monday that he almost lost his livelihood and marriage after he scrawled a vulgar note to President Donald Trump that appeared in newspapers nationwide. The comic that ran on Feb. 10, 2019, was created weeks before on a day like many others since Trump took office. The president had said something that upset Miller, so he penciled the note.

A&E >  Food

2019 Crave: Anita Lo on ‘Solo,’ #MeToo and Doritos

UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 6:57 p.m.

2019 Crave Food and Drink Celebration Main Stage headliner Anita M. Lo was the first female guest chef to cook for a White House State dinner, and her “Solo: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One” was published by Knopf in 2018. Lo answered questions over the weekend amid the culmination of World Pride in New York City:

Northwest Passages upcoming events

September 6 : Northwest Passages Stage at Spokane County Fair for National Read A Book Day  

September 18 : Ben Goldfarb, "Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter "  Get tickets.

October 15: Pints & Politics: Mayoral Forum at The Bing   

October 23: Rene Denfeld, "The Butterfly Girl" (book debuts October 1, 2019)  Get tickets.

October 28:  Tom Mueller, "Crisis of Conscience Whistleblowers in An Age of Fraud" (book available October 1.2019)  Get tickets.

Other Spokane area literary events

Northwest Passages Podcast