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Rock-star YA author Raina Telgemeier will publish the graphic memoir ‘Guts’ next fall

She’s more than a top YA cartoonist – she’s attained single-name recognition as a rock-star author. So it’s big news that Raina – as in Telgemeier – will deliver two books next year. The...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Fangoria, the fabled horror magazine, has risen from the dead

Like Freddy Krueger, Fangoria is back – bloodier than ever. The fabled horror magazine that has thrilled and terrified readers since 1979 looked dead and buried last year. But now, just in time...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Banned Books Week highlights value of free and open access

Toni Morrison, J.K. Rowling, Judy Blume, John Green. These authors are some of the most banned or challenged writers in the United States. Their stories have consistently make the list of books...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Catching up with author Rebecca Clarren

Rebecca Clarren has just published her first novel “Kickdown.” She has a strong connection to Durango and will be at Maria’s Bookshop on Thursday. How long ago and for how long did you live in...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Former Durangoan tackles small-town life in debut novel

Former Durangoan Rebecca Clarren has released her first novel, “Kickdown.” Her experience as a journalist here and in Paonia led to her working for High Country News. As an investigative reporter,...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Craig Johnson’s new book a departure

This newest adventure of Walt Longmire, “Depth of Winter” by Craig Johnson, is a huge departure from his previous books. This 14th book in the Longmire series is primarily set in Mexico, and it is...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Local shares her newest novel, ‘Colorado Takedown,’ in Dolores

Author Cricket Rohman will discuss her writing process and her novels, including “Saving Madeline” and her newest release, “Colorado Takedown,” which she wrote from her log cabin up the West...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Woodward book puts White House back in damage-control mode

WASHINGTON – An incendiary tell-all book by a reporter who helped bring down President Richard Nixon is roiling the White House, as current and former aides of President Donald Trump are quoted...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Dylan Farrow to publish two young adult fantasy novels

NEW YORK – Dylan Farrow is getting into the book business by releasing two young adult novels. The story is set in a fantasy world where those in control of society use magic to change the truth....

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Chronicling the culinary world of the Navajo

This well-researched book, “Food Sovereignty the Navajo Way: Cooking with Tall Woman,” published this year by University of New Mexico Press spans 55 years of work by Charlotte J. Frisbie. ...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

A ‘tantalizing’ theory from Stephen King’s son: Shark thriller ‘Jaws’ holds the clue to an unsolved 1974 murder

The worlds he conjures are full of terror and mischief. One of the novellas in his latest book, “Strange Weather,” tells of a gun massacre. Another recounts a bout of inclement weather that sends...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Hemingway story from 1956 published for first time

NEW YORK – The themes and trappings are familiar for an Ernest Hemingway narrative: Paris, wartime, talk of books and wine and the scars of battle. But the story itself has been little known beyond...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

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