Beginning with the Aronia berry and ending with zucchini, local author and poet Kate Lebo’s “The Book of Difficult Fruit: Arguments for the Tart, Tender and Unruly” is an alphabetical collection of memoirs and recipes taken from Lebo’s life.
Kate Lebo’s lyrical and literary "Book of Difficult Fruit" – part memoir, part cookbook – was published on April 6. The compilation of essays uses different fruits as key ingredients for recipes and storytelling.
The 26 lyrical essays in this exceptional compendium of lesser-known or forgotten fruits, one for each letter, explore culinary, cosmetic, cultural, natural, medicinal and the author’s own often deeply personal history.
One of the things that Jennifer Longo wants you to know about kids in foster care is it's not their fault. They're not bad kids; it's the adults around them who've failed. Another thing: You should listen to them.
In Jennifer Longo’s “What I Carry,” Muiriel (yes, like John Muir, the naturalist) is an expert at packing. After 17 years and 20 placements, she is ready to leave the foster system, no strings attached.
South Hill's Myles Kennedy chats about his new solo album, "The Ides of March." The singer-songwriter, who also fronts Alter Bridge, discusses what it was like to spend the majority of his time in Spokane last year, as well.
Marian Graves is a girl who wants to be a pilot in the early 20th century, a time when women couldn’t even vote much less work in paying jobs where they defied gravity and risked crashing into mountains.
For Eileen Garvin, “The Music of Bees” was the ultimate distraction from COVID-19 during the first weeks of staying home for the pandemic. A year later, the book had her beamed across televisions in America.
Born and raised in Spokane, author Eileen Garvin was drawn to writing at an early age. “But I spent a long time afraid to jump in,” Garvin said, explaining how she spent years working “on the periphery” of writing.
Young adult fiction author Sabina Khan discussed her novel, “Zara Hossain Is Here,” in a virtual gathering of the Northwest Passages Book Club hosted by Mandy Manning, Washington's 2018 National Teacher of the Year.
After living through her own high school and college years and then working with college and high school students even longer, author Adrienne Kisner found herself full of material for young-adult fiction.
Most people have joked or fanaticized about being able to clone themselves. Oh, how much they could get done by being able to be two places at once. Sarah Gailey brings that fantasy to life with one bizarre twist.