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UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019

Timothy Egan shares stories of spiritual journey in hometown return to Spokane

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Spokane native Timothy Egan brought his sense of humor with him Tuesday when he spoke to a packed house at the Bing Crosby Theater about the …


Author and Pulitzer Prize winner Timothy Egan: ‘My faith is complicated’

Unsettled by his mother’s deathbed words about her long-held beliefs, Timothy Egan, a New York Times winner of the Pulitzer Prize and bestselling author, packed his own lapsed faith, curiosity …


Which Timothy Egan book will you bring to Bing?

The phrase “Spokane’s own” comes to mind as Timothy Egan returns for a stop on his book tour.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019

Timothy Egan comes home to share ‘A Pilgrimage to Eternity’ with Northwest Passages Book Club

Seattle writer Timothy Egan, the National Book Award-winning author of “The Worst Hard Times,” as well as “The Big Burn” about the Great Fire of 1910, is coming to his …


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

Tony Bamonte, sheriff and Spokane historian who exposed corruption in law enforcement, dies at 77

Tony Bamonte, a prolific local historian and the three-term Pend Oreille County sheriff who unearthed evidence of a police cover-up in the murder of the Newport town marshal 54 years …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017

‘Daredevils,’ the debut novel by SR columnist Shawn Vestal, is a finalist for Washington Book Award

Former Spokane residents Sherman Alexie and Timothy Egan also up for the state’s highest literary honor.


Book Notes: 2011 Get Lit! lineup taking shape

The 2011 Get Lit! headliners have been finalized, so we can tell you who’ll be appearing along with the previously announced Tim O’Brien and Ani DiFranco. Here’s the rest of …


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, …


Q-and-A: Timothy Egan

Timothy Egan, Spokane-bred winner of a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award, tackled the subject of the 1910 fires in his most recent bestseller, “The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt …


Egan’s ‘Big Burn’ selected for 2010’s Spokane Is Reading

Timothy Egan’s latest book, “The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America,” has been chosen as the Spokane Is Reading book for 2010. It’s the true story …


Brooks set to read latest at Auntie’s

Fans of fantasy sci-fi will be lining up at Auntie’s Bookstore on Tuesday to hear Terry Brooks, one of the giants of the genre, read from his latest novel, “The …