Arts & Entertainment

Tarantino has deal for two books on films, including one of his own

NEW YORK – Quentin Tarantino’s next work of imagination will be in book form. The Oscar-winning director has a two-book deal with Harper, beginning with a novelization of “Once Upon a Time ... In...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Paris’ Shakespeare & Co. appeals for help

PARIS – Shakespeare and Co., the iconic Paris bookstore that published James Joyce’s “Ulysses” in 1922, is appealing to readers for support after pandemic-linked losses and France’s spring lockdown...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Magic Tree House’ books to be adapted into graphic novels

NEW YORK – Mary Pope Osborne is preparing her million-selling “Magic Tree House” series for a new adventure. She is teaming with playwright Jenny Laird and the illustrators-sisters Kelly Matthews...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Former Durango Police captain releases new mystery

Former Durango Police Department Capt. Micki Browning has a new novel out that should appeal to many Durango readers. After retiring, Browning moved to Florida and wrote her first two novels...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

‘50 Adventures in the 50 States’ cultivates kids’ spirit of discovery

OK, kiddos, get ready – with the help of the new book, “50 Adventures in the 50 States,” you’re going on an adventure around the country – and in your own backyard. “50 Adventures” is written by...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Great reads to top off summer

Here is a selection of top reads for the rest of your summer. There are four fiction and three nonfiction for your reading enjoyment. Nonfiction “Educated: A Memoir,” by Tara Westover, is a...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Maria’s hosts talk with author

Herald staff report Maria’s Bookshop will host a conversation between author Julie Buntin and former Durango resident Mckenna Goodman about her debut novel, “The Shame,” at 6:30 p.m. Monday via...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Rudolfo Anaya, ‘godfather’ of Chicano literature, dies at 82

RIO RANCHO, N.M. – Rudolfo Anaya, a writer who helped launch the 1970s Chicano Literature Movement with his novel “Bless Me, Ultima,” a book celebrated by Latinos, has died at 82. Anaya’s niece,...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

National Park Mystery Series returns

Durango author Scott Graham is releasing his sixth novel, “Mesa Verde Victim,” in his highly successful National Park Mystery Series. This story is really close to home. The action takes place not...

DATE: June 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Author Murakami DJs ‘Stay Home’ radio show

TOKYO – Acclaimed Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami, hosting a special radio show from home, painted a brighter side of the world with his favorite music, and said the fight against the coronavirus...

DATE: May 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Romance writers association announces new award, the Vivian

NEW YORK – The Romance Writers of America have dropped their annual RITA awards and replaced them with a prize dedicated to the association’s co-founder and meant to address criticisms about lack...

DATE: May 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Curtis Sittenfeld’s ‘Rodham’ imagines a different ‘Hillary’

NEW YORK – Over the past few years, author Curtis Sittenfeld has gotten to know Hillary Clinton in a way uniquely suited for a novelist – by writing a work of fiction about her. “I was definitely...

DATE: May 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

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