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Matt Lauer accused of raping a former colleague in Ronan Farrow’s new book

The “Today” show took a somber turn Wednesday as co-hosts Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb confronted a report that their former colleague Matt Lauer allegedly raped a former NBC News employee in his...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Title, book cover announced for ‘The Hunger Games’ prequel

NEW YORK – “The Hunger Games” prequel has a title and a book cover. Suzanne Collins’ “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” is due out May 19. Scholastic announced the title Friday along with the...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Winfrey picks Ta-Nehisi Coates novel for her book club

NEW YORK – Ta-Nehisi Coates’ first novel, “The Water Dancer,” has been a long and eventful journey. Begun a decade ago, his chronicle of a slave with an extraordinary memory who joins the...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Patti Smith looks back at a heartbreaking year

At the December 2016 Nobel Prize ceremony, Patti Smith stepped before the king and queen of Sweden, the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and a host of tuxedoed and gowned dignitaries and...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Dolores Public Library to host author talk

The Journal As part of the Four Corners/One Book community reading program, Dolores Public Library will host an author talk with Chuck Greaves, author of “Church of the Graveyard Saints,” at 6:30...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Author Chuck Greaves to discuss new book at Maria’s Bookshop

Cortez author Chuck Greaves, aka C. Joseph Greaves, has written yet another notable work with the release of “Church of the Graveyard Saints.” This far-reaching novel covers a wide range of issues...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Mountaineering author Jon Waterman to visit Cortez Library

National Geographic writer and photographer Jon Waterman will discuss his book “Chasing Denali” at 6 p.m. Sept. 13 at Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St., Cortez. From his first attempt on...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Marvel celebrates 80th anniversary with massive comic

LOS ANGELES – Marvel Comics is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a massive issue that pays tribute to its history and introduces a new object with implications for the superhero universe going...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Model became Dior muse by knocking on his door

LONDON – Before there were supermodels, there were “mannequins” – living, breathing women who played an active role in designing haute couture by standing very, very still. Designers and artisans...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Jury selected in N.C. defamation lawsuit against author Sparks

RALEIGH, N.C. – A jury is ready to start hearing evidence in a federal lawsuit accusing novelist Nicholas Sparks of defaming the former headmaster of a private Christian school. The author of...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Encore! New ‘Angelina Ballerina’ books in the works

NEW YORK – The beloved “Angelina Ballerina” picture books series is getting an encore. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing announced Monday that a reissue of the original book, “Angelina...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Nobel laureate Toni Morrison dead at 88

NEW YORK – Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other works transformed American letters by...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

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