The Bookshelf

Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Part 9

Nov 18, 2019

In 1909, a young woman who had lost her husband in a railroad accident ventured into the wild country of Wyoming to make a new life for herself and her two-year old daughter. Letters of a Woman Homesteader tells Elinore Stewart’s true story through her own letters, written over several years to a former employer in Denver. Read by Mary Jo Rudolf.

Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Part 8

Nov 14, 2019

In 1909, a young woman who had lost her husband in a railroad accident ventured into the wild country of Wyoming to make a new life for herself and her two-year old daughter. Letters of a Woman Homesteader tells Elinore Stewart’s true story through her own letters, written over several years to a former employer in Denver. Read by Mary Jo Rudolf.

Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Part 7

Nov 13, 2019

In 1909, a young woman who had lost her husband in a railroad accident ventured into the wild country of Wyoming to make a new life for herself and her two-year old daughter. Letters of a Woman Homesteader tells Elinore Stewart’s true story through her own letters, written over several years to a former employer in Denver. Read by Mary Jo Rudolf.

Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Part 6

Nov 12, 2019

In 1909, a young woman who had lost her husband in a railroad accident ventured into the wild country of Wyoming to make a new life for herself and her two-year old daughter. Letters of a Woman Homesteader tells Elinore Stewart’s true story through her own letters, written over several years to a former employer in Denver. Read by Mary Jo Rudolf.

Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Part 5

Nov 11, 2019

In 1909, a young woman who had lost her husband in a railroad accident ventured into the wild country of Wyoming to make a new life for herself and her two-year old daughter. Letters of a Woman Homesteader tells Elinore Stewart’s true story through her own letters, written over several years to a former employer in Denver. Read by Mary Jo Rudolf.

Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Part 4

Nov 7, 2019

In 1909, a young woman who had lost her husband in a railroad accident ventured into the wild country of Wyoming to make a new life for herself and her two-year old daughter. Letters of a Woman Homesteader tells Elinore Stewart’s true story through her own letters, written over several years to a former employer in Denver. Read by Mary Jo Rudolf.

Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Part 3

Nov 6, 2019

In 1909, a young woman who had lost her husband in a railroad accident ventured into the wild country of Wyoming to make a new life for herself and her two-year old daughter. Letters of a Woman Homesteader tells Elinore Stewart’s true story through her own letters, written over several years to a former employer in Denver. Read by Mary Jo Rudolf.

Letters of a Woman Homesteader, Part 2

Nov 5, 2019

In 1909, a young woman who had lost her husband in a railroad accident ventured into the wild country of Wyoming to make a new life for herself and her two-year old daughter. Letters of a Woman Homesteader tells Elinore Stewart’s true story through her own letters, written over several years to a former employer in Denver. Read by Mary Jo Rudolf.

In 1909, a young woman who had lost her husband in a railroad accident ventured into the wild country of Wyoming to make a new life for herself and her two-year old daughter. Letters of a Woman Homesteader tells Elinore Stewart’s true story through her own letters, written over several years to a former employer in Denver. Read by Mary Jo Rudolf.

An Interview with Madeline Miller, Author of "Circe"

Oct 23, 2019


Madeline Miller’s novel Circe is this year’s selection for “Spokane Is Reading” a collaboration between The Spokane Public Library, Spokane County Libraries and Auntie’s Bookstore.

 

The book is a re-imagining of the story of a greek goddess, banished from her godly peers who discovers the power of witchcraft among the world of mortals and becomes a powerful sorceress.

 

Madeline MIller will be in town for two Spokane is reading events on Thursday, October 24th. 1 p.m. at the Spokane Valley Event Center and 7 p.m. at the Downtown Spokane Public Library. Details at SpokaneIsReading.org

 

Circe by Madeline Miller, Chapter 2

Oct 22, 2019


Madeline Miller’s novel Circe is this year’s selection for “Spokane Is Reading” a collaboration between The Spokane Public Library, Spokane County Libraries and Auntie’s Bookstore.

Circe by Madeline Miller, Chapter 1

Oct 22, 2019


Madeline Miller’s novel Circe is this year’s selection for “Spokane Is Reading” a collaboration between The Spokane Public Library, Spokane County Libraries and Auntie’s Bookstore.

 

The book is a re-imagining of the story of a greek goddess, banished from her godly peers who discovers the power of witchcraft among the world of mortals and becomes a powerful sorceress.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 17

Oct 8, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 16

Oct 7, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 15

Oct 3, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 14

Oct 2, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 13

Oct 1, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 12

Sep 30, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 11

Sep 26, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 10

Sep 25, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 9

Sep 24, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 8

Sep 23, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 7

Sep 19, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 6

Sep 18, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 5

Sep 17, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 4

Sep 16, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 3

Sep 12, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 2

Sep 11, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

The Desk on the Sea, Part 1

Sep 10, 2019

The Desk on the Sea begins four years after American poet Jonathan Johnson spread his mother’s ashes in her beloved Lake Superior and moved with his wife and young daughter into a seventeenth-century cottage on Scotland’s North Sea. On an idyllic, desolate coast and in the wild Highlands, Johnson began his search for a way to live through ongoing grief and to take in the wonder of each new day.

Spokesman-Review Summer Stories Part 5

Sep 9, 2019

This episode features two Summer Stories: “Summer of Love” by Thom Caraway and “Magnificent Desolation” by Jess Walter.

Now in its sixth year, the Spokesman-Review's “Summer Stories" project publishes a series of short fiction pieces written by local authors, all centered around a particular theme. This year’s theme is “Summer of ’69,” marking the 50th anniversary of that momentous summer.

You can find each week’s Summer Story in the Sunday edition of the Spokesman-Review, or at Spokesman.com. And, coming up on August 14th, The Spokesman’s Northwest Passages Book Club is hosting a Summer Stories event at the Montvale Event Center 6 p.m. Details and ticket information at Spokesman.com.

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