The Bookshelf

KPBX: Monday-Thursday 6:30pm-7pm

The Bookshelf presents daily serialized half-hour book readings, featuring local and national authors and read by local Spokane voices. The Bookshelf, a celebration of the spoken word, is produced by Spokane Public Radio.

Steve Almond is the author of nine books of fiction and non-fiction including the New York Times best-sellers, Candyfreak and Against Football. He was also the host of the popular podcast Dear Sugars with  fellow author Cheryl Strayed.

Elliot Reed's debut novel, A Key to Treehouse Living, is the adventure of William Tyce, a boy without parents, who grows uo near a rive in the rural Midwest. The novel takes the form of a glossary-style list with entries ranging from ARCHEOLOGY and MULLET to MORTAL BETRAYAL and REVELATION. 

Elliot Reed will be reading from the novel at Auntie's Bookstore on Thursday, October 4th at 7 p.m.

Miller Cane is the story of a fraudulent historian who makes his living conning the victims of mass shootings. He returns home to save the young daughter of the woman he loves, taking her with him on his roadshow across the worn-out heart of America, staying one step ahead of what’s after them. The story is by turns hilarious, unsettling, bizarre, and fearless. Buckle up and come along for the ride!

Spokane is reading is a region-wide initiative of the Spokane Public Library, Spokane County Library, and Auntie's Bookstore. 

Author Amy Stewart will be in town for two events Thursday, September 27 1 pm at the Spokane Valley Event Center and 7 pm at the Spokane Public Library, Downtown.

One year after her successful 1915 trip across Glacier National Park with Howard Eaton, chronicled in Through Glacier Park, mystery novelist Mary Roberts Rinehart was back in the saddle, heading into the rugged Western portion of the park with her family and ready for more adventure.

Cheryl-Anne Millsap reads this story of camping in the wild places of the early 20th century American West.

One year after her successful 1915 trip across Glacier National Park with Howard Eaton, chronicled in Through Glacier Park, mystery novelist Mary Roberts Rinehart was back in the saddle, heading into the rugged Western portion of the park with her family and ready for more adventure.

Cheryl-Anne Millsap reads this story of camping in the wild places of the early 20th century American West.

One year after her successful 1915 trip across Glacier National Park with Howard Eaton, chronicled in Through Glacier Park, mystery novelist Mary Roberts Rinehart was back in the saddle, heading into the rugged Western portion of the park with her family and ready for more adventure.

Cheryl-Anne Millsap reads this story of camping in the wild places of the early 20th century American West.

One year after her successful 1915 trip across Glacier National Park with Howard Eaton, chronicled in Through Glacier Park, mystery novelist Mary Roberts Rinehart was back in the saddle, heading into the rugged Western portion of the park with her family and ready for more adventure.

Cheryl-Anne Millsap reads this story of camping in the wild places of the early 20th century American West.

One year after her successful 1915 trip across Glacier National Park with Howard Eaton, chronicled in Through Glacier Park, mystery novelist Mary Roberts Rinehart was back in the saddle, heading into the rugged Western portion of the park with her family and ready for more adventure.

Cheryl-Anne Millsap reads this story of camping in the wild places of the early 20th century American West.

One year after her successful 1915 trip across Glacier National Park with Howard Eaton, chronicled in Through Glacier Park, mystery novelist Mary Roberts Rinehart was back in the saddle, heading into the rugged Western portion of the park with her family and ready for more adventure.

Cheryl-Anne Millsap reads this story of camping in the wild places of the early 20th century American West.

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