The Bookshelf

November 3
Tenting Tonight by Mary Roberts Rinehard, read by Cheryl-Ann Millsap

November 16
Spokane Radio Theatre (TBA)

November 17-19
Pledge Drive

November 23
Life Studies by Susan Vreeland, read by Phyllis Silver

Thursday, October 29 tune in for two spooky stories by Edgar Allan Poe.  First is "The Premature Burial" underscoring the terror of being buried alive.  Second is "The Tell-Tale Heart." Murder, guilt, and insanity are brought to life in this wonderful radio theatre production.

June 16 – 29
Emir’s Education in the Proper use of Magical Powers, by Jane Roberts. Read by Carol Bryan.

June 30
Program featuring writer Luis Montano

July 1 and 2
Holiday programming

July 6 through mid-August
The Bartender’s Tale by Ivan Doig, read by Tom Bacon

Curtis Library at Northwestern

Click on the photo above to view the slideshow.  All photos courtesy the Edward S. Curtis digital library from Northwestern University.

Curtis Library at Northwestern

Click on the photo above to view the slideshow.  All photos courtesy the Edward S. Curtis digital library from Northwestern University.

Curtis Library at Northwestern

Click on the photo above to view the slideshow.  All photos courtesy the Edward S. Curtis digital library from Northwestern University.

Curtis Library at Northwestern

Click on the photo above to view the slideshow.  All photos courtesy the Edward S. Curtis digital library from Northwestern University.

Curtis Library at Northwestern

Click on the photo above to view the slideshow.  All photos courtesy the Edward S. Curtis digital library from Northwestern University.

Curtis Library at Northwestern

Click on the photo above to view the slideshow.  All photos courtesy the Edward S. Curtis digital library from Northwestern University.

Curtis Library at Northwestern

Click on the photo above to view the slideshow.  All photos courtesy the Edward S. Curtis digital library from Northwestern University.

  April-June 2015 we aired Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher on The Bookshelf. While the audio is not available, you can browse through the entries below to see some of the images mentioned.

We Sagebrush Folks, D Appleton-Century Company, Inc C1934

Nancy Roth reads this fascinating autobiography by Annie Pike Greenwood.  We Sagebrush Folks follows the Greenwood family as they homestead in southern Idaho toward the end of the 1800s.  Greenwood's witty and sensitive writing provides a unique perspective of the joys, sorrows, hardships, and intricacies of the life of a frontierwoman. 

Marilynne Robinson’s novel Housekeeping begins on Feb. 9 on KPBX's The Bookshelf.

Robinson, a Sandpoint native who teaches at the Iowa Writer's Project. She will make a rare appearance in Spokane on Feb. 18 at Gonzaga University, and on Feb. 19 at Auntie's Bookstore.

Verne Windham speaks with Jeffrey Dodd and Thom Caraway, editors of the new anthology of Spokane poetry, Railtown Almanac. Many of the poets are Spokane residents, others are former Spokane residents. For more information, visit www.sagehillpoetry.com.  

Portland author Benjamin Parzybok visits with Verne Windham for a special Bookshelf on his second novel, Sherwood Nation and a conversation about writing. Parzybok is in Spokane in advance of an appearance at Auntie's Bookstore Thursday night. Sherwood Nation is described as a dystopian eco-crisis novel where characters’ struggle for what we take for granted today: water and other natural resources.

Lukas Vanderwalde reads Rudyard Kipling's The Village That Voted the Earth Was Flat.

Part One - Aired October 27 2014

Part Two - Aired October 28 2014

Part Three - Aired October 29 2014

Susan Williams reads the initial chapters of Swamplandia​ by Karen Russell, for Spokane Is Reading.

To close out the summer, Doug Nadvornick reads Robert Weintraub's account of the Yankee Stadium, the battle with the New York Giants, and the extraordinary baseball season of 1923.

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