The Bookshelf

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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.

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Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

On this episode of The Bookshelf, readings from a small selection of the authors taking part in the 2019 Get Lit! Festival, which takes place April 22-28 at locations throughout Spokane.

Greg Spatz, director of Eastern Washington University's MFA in Creative Writing program reads from his forthcoming collection of "book-matched" short stories and novellas, What Could Be Saved (Tupelo Press, 2019)

Poet Ellen Welcker shares two poems.

On this episode of The Bookshelf, readings from a small selection of the authors taking part in the 2019 Get Lit! Festival, which takes place April 22-28 at locations throughout Spokane.

Writer, cartoonist, and teacher Simeon Mills reads from his forthcoming novel The Obsoletes (Skybound Books, 2019).

Ellie Kozlowzki reads a passage from her recently released book Best Tent Camping Washington (Menasha Ridge Press, 2018). 

Poet Tim Greenup reads from his self-published comic zine The Mall.

Shorty's Yarns is a collection of cowboy stories by Bruce Kiskaddon read by Bill Siems, who edited the book. He also appears musically on the readings, singing some cowboy songs.

Produced by Nancy Roth

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