Arts & Entertainment

New book from Crow Canyon’s Kari Schleher wins ‘Best of 2018’ award

A new book by Kari Schleher with of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center has been named one of the best of 2018. “The Archaeology and History of Pueblo San Marcos ” (University of New Mexico...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Books

When it comes to gifts for kids, don’t forget books

Our recent snow is a reminder that Santa will be coming soon. Books can be just the right gift because they educate and entertain children over and over again. Here are some suggestions that will...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Atwood writing ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ sequel, out in 2019

NEW YORK – Thanks to public demand, and a certain American president, Margaret Atwood is writing a sequel to her million-selling “The Handmaid’s Tale.” “The Testaments” will be published next...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Maria’s Bookshop to host a mystery extravaganza

Durangoans will be treated to a trio of Colorado mystery writers Thursday at Maria’s Bookshop. The featured authors are Scott Graham, Emily Littlejohn and Margaret Mizushima. Graham’s newest...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Readers pick America’s best-loved novel in nationwide vote

LOS ANGELES – “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a coming-of-age story about racism and injustice, overcame wizards and time travelers to be voted America’s best-loved novel by readers nationwide. The 1961...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

‘The Heroes’ merges Navajo origin story with comics

The legend of the Monster Slayer Twins is an important part of the Navajo creation story. And soon, an adaptation of the story will be gracing the shelves of comic book stores around the Four...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

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

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