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Read the Book, Meet the Author

On Thursday, Nov. 14 at 12 p.m. Whitman County Library welcomes Everybody Reads author, Luis Alberto Urrea to share with us.

Come to listen, ask questions, and enjoy this talented speaker. Bring a lunch or order a meal at 509-397-4366 (catered by Cornerstone, $11 each, vegetarian options available). Books will be available for sale and checkout at the event.

“Through the magical power of Urrea’s writing, we become healed and whole. And we laugh and tear up and shake our heads in wonder all the way to the ending of a book we don’t want to end. Urrea delivers on every page.” —Julia Alverez, Author of “How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents”

Everybody Reads is a regional program that builds a shared reading experience around a single book to foster curiosity, spark discussion, and celebrate a love of story and community engagement. Everybody Reads is currently celebrating its 19th year, see past author and discover more at

Urrea will also appear at Dahmen Barn in Uniontown on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 12 p.m. and throughout the Palouse and LC Valley in November 2019. See all dates and locations here:

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