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.

Ways to Connect

Area 7, Johnson Creek to the Green Monarchs

Area 6, Clark Fork to Cabinet Gorge

Area 5, Hope Peninsula to the Clark Fork Delta

Area 4, Pack River to Hope

Area 3, Greater Sandpoint

Area 3, Downtown Sandpoint 

Area 2, Garfield Bay

Meet Lake Pend Oreille  

Pivot Spokane is a live storytelling event hosted quarterly. It returned to full production with a performance on June 17 at the Washington Cracker Building.  I Got You was the theme of the evening's six performances heard July 12-14 on KPBX at 6:30 pm on The Bookshelf. In this episode, storytellers Kiantha Duncan and Darrien Mack take the stage.

Pivot Spokane is a live storytelling event hosted quarterly. It returned to full production with a performance on June 17 at the Washington Cracker Building. I Got You was the theme of the evening's six performances heard July 12-14 on KPBX at 6:30 pm on The Bookshelf. In this episode, storytellers Josh Armstrong and Jennifer Mesa take the stage. 

Pivot Spokane is a live storytelling event hosted quarterly. It returned to full production with a performance on June 17 at the Washington Cracker Building. I Got You was the theme of the evening's six performances  heard July 12-14 on KPBX at 6:30 pm on The Bookshelf.  In this episode, storytellers Katie Blackburn and Adam Schluter take the stage. 

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

From a Limestone Ledge: Some Essays and Other Ruminations about Country Life in Texas by John Graves 

Read for The Bookshelf by Tom Bacon

"Wild Encounters"

Apr 29, 2021

Producer Jane Fritz presents "Wild Encounters." This program was originally broadcast in 1997.

Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, Eileen Garvin now lives in Hood River, Oregon, which is located on the south bank of the Columbia River near Mount Hood. She's been a freelance writer for more than fifteen years, writing about travel, outdoor recreation and small business for various online and print media outlets. Her work has appeared with PsychologyToday.com, The Oregonian, Travel Oregon, and Creative Non-Fiction Magazine. 

Garvin's new novel is The Music of Bees.

In part four of four Chris Maccini shares reflections from Tod Marshall and those who have been impacted by his service as Poet Laureate. 

Marshall reflects in written form, in his article in The Inlander

This program first aired in February, 2018.

In part three of four Chris Maccini shares reflections from Tod Marshall and those who have been impacted by his service as Poet Laureate.

Marshall reflects in written form, in his article in The Inlander

This program first aired in February, 2018.

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