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Authors to introduce, sign books

The authors of two books about art and art history will make appearances in town this week.On Wednesday, Mark Winter will speak at Toh-Atin Gallery and introduce his new book, The Master Weavers....

DATE: Sept. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Noted author to anchor book fest

For an event just turning 2, the Durango Public Library Literary Festival already landed an A-list author who would be the envy of more-established bookfests.“An Evening with Emily Giffin” will...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

FLC chooses St. John title for Common Reading Experience

Fort Lewis College has selected Outcasts United by Warren St. John for its 2011-12 Common Reading Experience. Outcasts United is the story of a refugee soccer team, a remarkable woman coach, and a...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

A train for all seasons

Many authors have tried to capsulate more than 120 years of Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad history into something manageable, but few have succeeded like local historians Duane Smith and...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Tales of the Wild West revealed

Add Carol Turner’s Notorious San Juans to your summer reading list. You won’t be disappointed.It’s the fourth book by the Broomfield author and history columnist for the Broomfield Enterprise;...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Sales soaring for books by new poet laureate

NEW YORK – The country wants to know more about its next poet-in-chief.Sales have jumped for books by Philip Levine, a Pulitzer Prize winner who Wednesday was named the U.S. poet laureate. Within a...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for Aug. 9

Fiction1. Ghost Story: A Novel of the Dresden Files by Jim Butcher (Roc Hardcover)2. A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 5 by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)3. Catching Fire by Suzanne...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-Selling Books

Fiction1. Portrait of a Spy by Daniel Silva (Harper)2. A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 5 by George R.R. Martin (Bantam)3. Happy Birthday: A Novel by Danielle Steel (Delacorte...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Jesse’s Ghost leaves lasting impression of ranch life

Jesse’s Ghost is a tough but fascinating read. It’s “Happy Days” without the happy with a side dish of “Rebel Without a Cause” featuring Jim Stark and his misbehaving youth. It also highlights a...

DATE: July 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

U.S. Best-selling books for July 12

Fiction1. Now You See Her by James Patterson & Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown & Co.)2. Smokin’ Seventeen by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)3. Middle School, the Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson,...

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

‘Silver Sparrow’ reveals family secrets

Author Tayari Jones’ third novel, Silver Sparrow, is a beautifully written literary feat. It is also a heartbreaking story about family and secrets. Told in two different voices by girls who are...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

Trade secrets

DATE: July 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Books

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