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Publishers hurry to release book editions of Mueller Report

NEW YORK – With the Mueller Report finally out Thursday, at least in redacted form, publishers are hurrying to release book editions. Two Mueller Report books already are in the top 100 on...

DATE: April 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Carly Simon writing memoir about Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

NEW YORK – Carly Simon is writing an “intimate, vulnerable” memoir about a very famous friend, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Farrar, Straus and Giroux announced Monday that Simon’s “Touched by the...

DATE: April 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Tom Selleck, star of television and films, is writing memoir

NEW YORK – Tom Selleck is working on a memoir, and it won’t just be about acting. The “Magnum P.I.” star has a deal with Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers. The book,...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Durango Public Library to host Literary Festival

Durango Public Library will host the 2019 Literary Festival, beginning Monday and continuing Tuesday and Thursday, at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. The keynote speaker will be...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

New book recounts how daring divers saved 12 boys in a flooded cave

Do you remember last summer’s big news story about 12 boys who were trapped with their soccer coach deep inside a cave in Thailand? As each day passed, and more and more rain flooded the cave,...

DATE: March 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Anne Hillerman continues mystery series with new book ‘The Tale Teller’

Fans of the Leaphorn/Chee mystery novels will soon have another story to add to their collections: Author Anne Hillerman will continue the series with “The Tale Teller,” scheduled to be released...

DATE: March 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Netflix to make ‘One Hundred Years of Solitude’ series

NEW YORK – Netflix has acquired the rights to Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” one of the most celebrated novels of the 20th century. The streaming company announced...

DATE: March 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Mandy Mikulencak’s new book a hit to the heart

Local author Mandy Mikulencak’s new novel, “Forgiveness Road,” starts off with a bang. Literally. The year is 1976, and the place is Mississippi. It is a sultry summer morning when 16-year-old...

DATE: March 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Sequel to Michael Crichton’s ‘Andromeda Strain’ due in fall

NEW YORK – The late Michael Crichton’s literary archive and production company has authorized a sequel to his breakthrough novel “The Andromeda Strain.” HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Stephen King, wife give $1.25M to genealogical society

BOSTON – The master of the American horror novel has donated $1.25 million to the masters of American genealogical research. Stephen King and his wife, Tabitha, made the gift through their...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Country Music Hall of Famer Charlie Daniels reflects on life in new book

Charlie Daniels has just released his fifth book, “Let’s Make the Day Count: The Everyday Wisdom of Charlie Daniels,” and he will be in Durango this weekend to sign copies and greet fans. “Let’s...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Adventure’ books publisher sues Netflix over ‘Bandersnatch’

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The company that publishes the “Choose Your Own Adventure” novels is suing Netflix, seeking $25 million in damages over an interactive film in the science fiction “Black Mirror”...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

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