Arts & Entertainment

‘Catching a Memory’ a fresh take on genre

Judith Shaw, an author with strong ties to Durango, has released her first book of fiction after writing two books that involved health and parenting. She was the educational director of The Family...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Pennington ‘climbs for the beauty’

Local photographer Paul Pennington wants people to climb mountains for the beauty, not just for the ticking off on a list. Pennington has just published his new photo-essay book, “Mountains that...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Rarely seen Shirley Jackson story is finally published

NEW YORK – Laurence Hyman, son of the late Shirley Jackson, has been on a quest for more than 20 years. Jackson was just 48 when she died, in 1965, and left behind an extensive backlog of...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Looking for book ideas for young readers on your holiday list?

This is the season for giving, especially for children, and especially since it is 2020. Here are some suggestions that are sure to entertain and educate. ‘The Box Turtle’ “The Box Turtle,” by...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Colorado’s Tattered Cover bookstore sold to local investors

NEW YORK – A leading independent bookstore, the Colorado-based Tattered Cover, has been sold to a group of investors and will become the country’s largest Black-led bookseller. An investment group...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Sinead O’Connor memoir coming out in June

NEW YORK – Sinead O’Connor hasn’t released any albums in the past few years, but she has been getting some writing done. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books & Media announced Monday that the...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Craig Johnson is back with new novel

Craig Johnson has recently released his 16th Walt Longmire novel, “Next To Last Stand.” Walt is the sheriff of Absaroka County, Wyoming. It is rural and wild. His department is populated with...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

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

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