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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

Book World: Sherlock Holmes may not have been a real crime-fighter, but his creator was

Even now, it is said, people still send letters to Sherlock Holmes, asking for the great detective’s help in solving a crime or righting an injustice. In the past, some of these requests would be...

DATE: July 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

New kids’ book explores country’s national parks

Durango author Kate Siber has recently published her first children’s book, National Parks of the U.S.A. This book is beautifully executed with wonderful illustrations by Los Angeles artist Chris...

DATE: July 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Book World: How the Grateful Dead survived Jerry Garcia’s death

There is already a small collection of books about the Grateful Dead, from bassist Phil Lesh’s memoir, Searching for the Sound, to Home Before Daylight, an insider account by longtime roadie Steve...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Farmington comic book shop fills Four Corners niche

FARMINGTON – Stepping into Farmington’s Tales of Tomorrow is like traveling to another era. In fact, upon entering the store, the first sound a customer hears is the door-swoosh sound effect of the...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

NEW YORK – Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of Portnoy’s Complaint to the elegiac lyricism of American...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

Book World: What Stephen King gets right – and wrong – in The Outsider

Reading a Stephen King novel is like climbing behind the wheel of a classic, unrepentantly American-made car. One glance at the fuzzy dice hanging from the mirror tells you that you’re in for a...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Books

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