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Literary Calendar – Find more literary events in Spokane
First Tuesday of the month at 2 PM
Mar 1 – Death Ride: A Little Boy’s Night of Terror by Tim and Becky Hattenburg – Author Tim Hattenburg will be joining the discussion
Apr 5 – As Luck Would Have It by Marvin Noe – Author Marvin Noe will be joining the discussion
May 3 – Climbing the Coliseum by Bill Percy – Author Bill Percy will be joining the discussion
Jun 7 – It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time: Life Stories by Vern Hopkins – Author Vern Hopkins will be joining the discussion
Jul 5 – Ladies’ Night by Mary Kay Andrews
Aug 2 – Potluck and book exchange
Sep 6 – Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges
Oct 4 – A Heart Revealed by Josi S. Kilpack
Nov 1 – At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen
Dec 6 – The Christmas Train by David Baldacci
Fourth Tuesday of each month September through May (except December) at 7pm. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sep 27 – Letters from a Wary Watcher: A Moira Edwards Walker Mystery by Rita Gard Seedorf and Margaret Albi Verhoef
Oct 25 – Spokane is Reading selection – The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra
Nov 22 – To be announced
Dec 26 – There will not be a meeting in December
Jan 24 – Emily Alone by Stewart O’Nan
Feb 28 – Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Hector Tobar
Mar 28 – This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind by Ivan Doig
Apr 25 – A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
May 23 – To be announced
Last Wednesday of each month from 12-1pm (bring a brown bag lunch!)
Jul 27 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a biography.
Aug 31 – The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown
Sep 28 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a banned or challenged book.
Oct 26 – Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Nov 30 – All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Dec 28 – It’s a reader’s choice! Read a book by Fannie Flagg.
Second Monday of each month September through May at 1pm
Sep 12 – The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel Brown
Oct 10 – Choose your own Sue Henry book
Nov 14 – Dreamland: Fruits and Veggies by Christel Decker Bresko – The author will be joining the discussion.
Dec 12 – Christmas party
Jan 9 – The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate
Feb 13 – A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
Mar 13 – Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
Apr 10 – A Hat to Die For by Joyce Caudel
May 8 – What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
Fourth Thursday of the month from 2-4pm
Jul 28 – Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer
Aug 25 – Reader’s Choice! Read a classic.
Sep 22 – Spokane is Reading selection – The Tsar of Love and Techno by Anthony Marra
Oct 27 – Flight of Dreams by Ariel Lawhon
Nov 17 (one week early due to the holiday) – Daredevils by Shawn Vestal
Dec 15 (one week early due to the holiday) – Reader’s Choice – Read a book about a holiday. *Bring suggestions for the next six sessions of book club.
Jan 26 – When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
Feb 23 – A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy by Sue Klebold
Mar 23 – The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel
Second Wednesday of each month from 7-8pm
Aug 10 – The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman
Sep 14 – Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
Oct 12 – The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Nov 9 – Bold Spirit: Helga Etsby’s Forgotten Walk Across Victorian America by Linda Lawrence Hunt
Dec 14 – The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King
Third Wednesday of each month from 2-4pm
Jul 20 – Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
Aug 17 – Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
Sep 21 – The Collector: David Douglas and the Natural History of the Northwest by Jack Nesbit
Oct 19 – Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Nov 16 – The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Dec 21 – Persepolis and/or Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi
Jan 18 – The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed the World by Erik Larson
Feb 15 – The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
Mar 15 – The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert M. Edsel with Bret Witter
Apr 19 – The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett