Among the local literary events over the coming week (free unless otherwise indicated):
Chris Crutcher and Michael Harmon - Local authors present their young-adult novels, “Angry Management” and “Brutal,” respectively. For ages 14 and older. Monday, 7:30 p.m. Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206
Colleen T. Weber - Former Alaskan elementary teacher presents her memoir, “Three Years in the Alaskan Bush.” Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206
OSG Readers Club - “The Maltese Falcon,” by Dashiell Hammett. Wednesday, 1 p.m. On Sacred Grounds, 12212 E. Palouse Highway, Valleyford. (509) 747-6294
Inland NW Writers Guild - Join with other aspiring writers to discuss the latest news about the publishing industry and get support from your peers. Wednesday, 6:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206
Niki Anderson - Local author (“What My Cat Has Taught Me About Life”) reads from her new book, “Whiskers, Wit and Wisdom: True Cat Tales and the Lessons They Teach.” Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206
Steve Oliver - Local writer/publisher and friends present their anthology of crime fiction, “Stories for a Dead Night in Spokane,” which includes pieces by Barbara Curtis, Colin Conway, Dale Alling, Mark Shito, Dan Webster and Oliver. Friday, 7:30 p.m., Auntie’s Bookstore auditorium, 402 W. Main Ave. (509) 838-0206
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