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Winfrey holds TV discussion about ‘American Dirt’ in Arizona

TUCSON, Ariz. – Oprah Winfrey’s soon-to-be televised discussion about the controversial novel “American Dirt” is drawing scrutiny for not inviting some of the book’s harshest Latino critics. The...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Focus turns to Latino authors amid ‘American Dirt’ debate

ALBUQUERQUE – When Oprah Winfrey endorsed the novel “American Dirt” for her book club last month, many Latinos took to social media to decry the selection for its stereotypes and caricatures. The...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Cuban writer honored for murder mystery

HOBBS, N.M. (AP) – When Teresa Dovalpage learned that her murder mystery “Queen of Bones” had been chosen by NBC News as one of the top “10 books from 2019 by and about Latinos,” she was surprised....

DATE: Feb. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Author Sandra Cisneros digs in on support of ‘American Dirt’

ALBUQUERQUE – Celebrated Mexican American author Sandra Cisneros is refusing to back down from her support for the novel, “American Dirt,” despite outcry from other Latino writers amid charges of...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Baker who sparked Supreme Court case has book deal

NEW YORK – The Colorado baker whose refusal to design a wedding cake for a gay couple led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling and made him a conservative hero now has a book deal. Jack Phillips’...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

‘American Dirt’ Latino backlash part of long publishing war

During a trip to Mexico to visit family, writer Myriam Gurba took “American Dirt,” a novel about immigration and cartel violence that was being touted as one of the biggest U.S. releases of 2020....

DATE: Jan. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

New book explores women’s voices

Mancos author, spiritual leader, healer, teacher and founder of Soulular Clarity, a vibrational healing practice, Karen Lovelien said she was compelled to get in touch with Chloe Rachel Gallaway....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Erik Weihenmayer bringing ‘No Barriers’ to Durango

The week before freshman year of high school is stressful enough under the best of circumstances. Losing your eyesight a week before high school starts takes it to a whole new level. Erik...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Review: How Andy Warhol painted the West

In 1986, the year before he died, Andy Warhol produced “Cowboys and Indians,” a portfolio of prints commemorating the American West. Featuring almost psychedelic silkscreens of Theodore Roosevelt,...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

Frustration with lack of diversity grows at Romance Writers

NEW YORK – Turmoil continued Thursday at the Romance Writers of America as it faced another high-level departure and several publishers announced they would not participate in this summer’s annual...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Books

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