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Book World: John Waters wants to wrap you in his filthy embrace

On a grimy peninsula off the mainland of good taste, in a Baltimore far from the threatening realism of “The Wire,” still reigning over his own personal filthdom, lives the original Pope of Trash,...

DATE: May 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Latest National Park Mystery story a must-read

In his new National Park Mystery series, “Arches Enemy,” local author Scott Graham takes his hero to the area of Moab, Utah. Chuck Bender of Bender Archaeological has arrived in the fall. He is...

DATE: May 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Durangoan’s book takes readers behind lines of Nazi-occupied France

For Daniel Guiet, the tin bread box that traveled with his family wherever they moved was a box full of mysteries. And then one day, he had the chance to open it, discovering inside some of the...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Vonnegut museum raises $1.5 million for new home

INDIANAPOLIS – The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library in Indianapolis has reached its goal of raising $1.5 million to acquire and begin renovations on a building to serve as its permanent home. The...

DATE: May 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Neon Future: DJ Steve Aoki’s comic book sees techno-optimism

MIAMI – Forget the dystopian future of science fiction stories, where Skynet endoskeletons stomp on dry human bones or people slumbering in fluid-filled pods serve as living batteries. Electronic...

DATE: May 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

‘The Mueller Report’ is officially a best-seller

NEW YORK – “The Mueller Report” is now officially a best-seller. A published edition of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump’s...

DATE: May 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Poet Joy Harjo wins Jackson Prize

NEW YORK – Poet Joy Harjo has won a $65,000 prize for writers deemed worthy of greater recognition. Poets & Writers announced Thursday that Harjo had received the Jackson Prize, an honor that...

DATE: April 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

Prince memoir ‘The Beautiful Ones’ to come out in the fall

NEW YORK – The memoir Prince was working on at the time of his death will be released Oct. 29. Random House confirmed Monday to The Associated Press that “The Beautiful Ones” will combine a Prince...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

C.J. Box’s ‘Wolf Pack’ a fast-paced thriller

“Wolf Pack” by C. J. Box is the 19th novel featuring intrepid Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett. One of the best things about a Pickett adventure is that there will always be a mix of domestic drama...

DATE: April 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Books

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

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