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The Oklahoma book holiday gift guide

Here’s a novel idea: Give the pleasure of state-related reading this holiday season.


Features

Rod Lott
As Full Circle Bookstore owner Jim Tolbert told me last year, “At Christmas, people come back to books. A book is a gift.”
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

State of shock

Author David A. Farris seeks out Oklahoma’s ‘Spooky Stories,’ all stranger than fiction.


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
David A. Farris
2-3:30 p.m.
Sunday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebookstore.com
842-2900
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Blacktop book

From pavement to page, America’s historic highway comes alive in the photographs collected in ‘Route 66 Sightings.’


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
Route 66 Sightings
3 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Wise man

A local archbishop has released a Christian caper.


Fiction

Emily Summars
What do an archbishop, an author and Rome have in common? Robert L. Wise. An archbishop in the Communion of Evangelical Episcopal Churches, he recently released “Shrouded in Silence.”
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

'Into the Storm'

Reed Timmer’s tornadovideos.net team debuted on the second season of “Storm Chasers.”

 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Hangman

Oklahoma historian Alvin Turner based his new book of poetry on hangings.


Nonfiction

Ryan Querbach
In April of 1909, a vigilante mob hanged four men awaiting trial as murder suspects in Ada. Jim Miller, Jesse West, Joe Allen and D.B. Burrell were set to stand trial for the murder of Gus Bobbitt when the angry mob estimated at around 40 people took matters into their own hands.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Beach reads

Whether it’s the beach, the public pool or your own tub, we’ve got a cool summer reading list for these hot days. And don’t dismiss ‘beach reads’ as mere fluff.


Features

Kathy Wheeler
“Beach reads” is a catchy little term, isn’t it? But how would one go about finding out what a beach read is? Or what actually might constitute a beach read?
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Doctor's orders

A local doctor hopes to help Oklahomans stay healthy with a new book on preventative medicine.


Features

Ryan Querbach

Dr. John Tompkins
6:30 p.m. Monday
Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway
FullCircleBooks.com, 842-2900

 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Returning to history

Sonia Gensler’s debut novel, ‘The Revenant,’ digs into a part of Oklahoma history many may not know about.


Features

Jenny Coon Peterson

Sonia Gensler
2 p.m. Saturday
Barnes & Noble, 540 Ed Noble Parkway, Norman
BN.com, 579-8800

 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Out of the Vinyl Deeps: Ellen Willis on Rock Music — Nona Willis Aronowitz, ed.

A fascinating republishing of an unfairly forgotten seminal rock critic’s work


Nonfiction

Stephen Carradini
The New Yorker hired Ellen Willis as its first pop music critic in 1968. She wrote the monthly “Rock, Etc.” column for the magazine until 1975.
 
Friday, June 10, 2011

Ghost stories

Tara Hudson’s debut novel uses the backdrop of southeastern Oklahoma to tell an eerie, ethereal, young-adult paranormal romance.


Features

Jenny Coon Peterson

Tara Hudson
3 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway
Fullcirclebooks.com, 842-2900

 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

The Indie Rock Poster Book — Yellow Bird Project and Andy J. Miller

Indie designers take indie songs and make indie posters. What’s not to love?


Nonfiction

Stephen Carradini
Yellow Bird Project is a charity organization that allows musicians and visual artists to do what they do best for charity: create art.
 
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Action Comics #900 / Flashpoint #1 / Batman: Arkham City #1

What’s up with Superman, Batman and The Flash lately?


Comic Book

Rod Lott
Recently, when I overheard two Bubba types talking about how "left-wing nutty" and "un-American" that DC's oversized 900th issue of "Action Comics" was, I knew I had to check it out.
 
Friday, May 27, 2011

Shoot from the hip

“An Old-Fashioned Haircut” is featured in photojournalist J. Don Cook’s new book, “Shooting from the Hip.”


Features

Courtney Silva
Veteran photojournalist and Norman native J. Don Cook will sign copies of his new book, “Shooting from the Hip,” from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway.
 
Tuesday, May 24, 2011

We were framed

As long as movies have existed, the state has been a part of them, as the book ‘Shot in Oklahoma’ lovingly details.


Features

Rod Lott

John Wooley
2 p.m. Saturday
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
6100 N. May
bn.com
843-9300

 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
 
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