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'Grit'-ty read

Oklahoma author Brett Cogburn’s first novel bears roots of influence from great-grandfather Rooster Cogburn, the inspiration for 'True Grit.'


Fiction

Sarah Lobban
There was a time when the country was not quite so tame, before the advent of technology or the coming of railroads that cut swaths through the wide, wild tracts of land.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Hopper: A Journey into the American Dream — Tom Folsom


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
When Tom Folsom terms his new nonfiction work, Hopper, as “a rebel biography,” he’s not kidding. Not only is his subject a rebel, but so is his approach. A you-are-there POV, fonts that interrupt the narrative — you’ve never read a celebrity bio quite like it, and that’s certainly befitting of its star.
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The reading dead

Zombie actor IronE Singleton shuffles to OKC.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
Being dead doesn’t seem to bother IronE Singleton one bit.
 
Friday, April 12, 2013

Feminine 'Follies'

Among the Oklahoma Book Award finalists is Theasa Tuohy’s novel of love during wartime.


Fiction

Sarah Lobban
Oklahoma Book Awards
6:30 p.m. Saturday
Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame
www.odl.state.ok.us
$50-$60

 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Heroic hangover

Local comic book creators launch ‘Knuckleheads,’ a series about an unlikely superhero.


Features

Alyssa Grimley
A comic book shop is more than just a place to buy the latest gotta-have graphic novel. It also can be the start of a creative partnership.
 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013

'Whole' living

In a new book, Dr. Murali Krishna seeks to de-stigmatize mental health issues while empowering self for healthier living.


Nonfiction

Marisa Mohi
Dr. R. Murali Krishna is the president of the Oklahoma State Board of Health, Integris Mental Health and the James L. Hall Jr. Center for Mind, Body and Spirit.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Remembering

Metro author Jim Ross reflects on his wartime experiences in a new memoir.


Nonfiction

Tim Farley
Jim Ross
2 p.m. Saturday
Barnes & Noble
13800 N. May
BN.COM
755-1155
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Novel ideas

Eight Oklahoma authors offer suggestions for curling up with a good book when it’s cold.

 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Looking Askew

Rilla Askew’s latest novel deals with illegal immigration in the aftermath of a controversial Oklahoma law.


Fiction

Sarah Lobban
Rilla Askew
6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 N.W. Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
Free

 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Crossing over

Local author Kent Anderson releases another Oklahoma-centric thriller in Silver Cross.


Features

Sarah Lobban
B. Kent Anderson
6:30 p.m. Thursday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
Free



 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide: Second Edition — Glenn Kay

A movie guide with brains. More brains.


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
Somehow, Glenn Kay’s Zombie Movies: The Ultimate Guide just got more ultimate.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The Man Who Created Halloween — Irwin Yablans


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
The Man Who Created Halloween is not director John Carpenter, but producer Irwin Yablans, who came up with the idea of the tormented babysitter story, inadvertently changing forever not only the face of horror, but the potential of independent film.
 
Friday, October 26, 2012

Spooky scribes

‘Tis the season for zombies and hauntings, according to two local authors.


Features

Mia Ledet
Gena Showalter and P.C. Cast
7 p.m. Tuesday
Barnes & Noble
6100 N. May
bn.com
843-9300
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Digging it

An Oklahoma geologist unearths the undead for his first book.


Fantasy/SciFi

Mia Ledet
Many sci-fi and horror fans have planned their zombie survival strategy, in fear (or is it hope?) that a zombie apocalypse is nigh.
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012

'Time' bandit

Fantasy novelist Sherrilyn Kenyon sets OKC visit to sign her latest surefire best-seller.


Features

Sarah Lobban
Sherrilyn Kenyon
7 p.m. Wednesday
Barnes & Noble
6100 N. May
843-9300
bn.com
 
Monday, August 6, 2012
 
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