In-Store Book Signing & Reading with Richard Scharine (The Past We Step Into)

In the twelve stories of Richard Scharine’s The Past We Step Into, we experience the America we remember, the America we want to forget, and the America we dream of achieving.

We're delighted to announce an in-store book signing and reading with Richard Scharine on Friday, June 24th at 6 PM. We hope to see you there!

About The Past We Step Into


A young couple finds themselves hip-deep in sex, social change, the Arts, Civil Rights, politics, warfare, and — ultimately — children, as they negotiate the paths of self-discovery spanning over fifty years and four continents.

About Richard Scharine


Richard Scharine was born in the back room of a Wisconsin farmhouse, went to a one room grade school, and rode a school bus 52 miles to high school. He is currently a professor emeritus in the University of Utah theatre department, where his honors include University Professor, University Diversity Award, and College of Fine Arts Excellence Award. Dr. Scharine has published two scholarly books, five book chapters, and a score or more articles. A Fulbright Senior Lecturer at the University of Gdansk in Poland, he has directed a hundred plays and acted in seven foreign countries, including the title role in Oedipus at Colonus in Athens, Greece.

The smartest thing he did was to marry Marilyn Hunt Scharine. 

Event date: 
Friday, June 24, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Event address: 
607 Trolley Square
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
The Past We Step Into Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781637528235
Availability: On Our Shelves Now

Published: Atmosphere Press - July 10th, 2021