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Bridge to Afghanistan

Author Khaled Hosseini talks about writing, change and the value of the small picture.


Devon Green
Metropolitan Library
Literary Voices

7 p.m., Wednesday, Apr. 9
Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club
7000 NW Grand Blvd.
Monday, April 7, 2014

Sooner swooner

Love, lust and lunch meats combine for a series of romance novels set in Oklahoma.


Sarah Lobban
Cat Johnson is a perfectionist. As a bestselling romance author, she knows that chemistry between a heroine and hero must be measured as precisely as something in a laboratory — the right blend of love, lust and heartache.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Breaking 'Glass'

Local-born author Gena Showalter talks zombies and inspiration with the release of the second book in her young adult fiction trilogy.


Sarah Lobban
Last year, best-selling author Gena Showalter introduced the world of young adult fiction (YA) to Alice Bell, a 16-year-old zombie slayer whose life was turned upside down by a tragedy that would change her forever.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Reading Rambo

'First Blood' author and creator of the character Rambo, David Morrell, passes on his writing secrets at Rose State’s writing workshop.


Louis Fowler
Finding Your Voice in the Changing World of Words
Writing Short Course
Rose State College
Tom Steed Community Learning Center
6191 Tinker Diagonal, Midwest City

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Teen ghost

With Elegy, local novelist Tara Hudson concludes her spirited trilogy.


Sarah Lobban
Tara Hudson
3-4:30 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

'Grit'-ty read

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


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

Feminine 'Follies'

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


Sarah Lobban
Oklahoma Book Awards
6:30 p.m. Saturday
Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Looking Askew

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


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

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

The Visible Man — Chuck Klosterman


Matt Carney

“What would you do if you couldn’t be seen?” is a question that preoccupies neither author Chuck Klosterman nor the genius misanthrope Y____, the subject of the writer’s second novel, The Visible Man.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Bad Buck

Oklahoma serves as the backdrop for a work of historical fiction based on racial tension and the Rufus Buck Gang.


Carmen Forman
A novel 20 years in the making documents a torturous rampage by a very real multiracial gang exacting revenge on people encroaching Indian Territory.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Fight for light

Set in OKC, the new novel Shadowboxer explores sexuality and self-acceptance.


Lance Evans
It gets better. It’s a notion that you hope is true for Willie Guyles in Paula Sophia’s Shadowboxer.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Wise man

A local archbishop has released a Christian caper.


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

Screenwriter Lou Berney aims to make a name in crime fiction with debut novel, 'Gutshot Straight'


Rod Lott
Lou Berney
7 p.m. Tuesday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
Thursday, January 7, 2010