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Fact and fiction

Novelist Tracy Daugherty honed his nonfiction skills in the wake of the 1995 federal building bombing.


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Phil Bacharach
Tracy Daugherty
7 p.m. Tuesday
Pegasus Theatre, Liberal Arts Building
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N. University Dr., Edmond
uco.edu
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Telling his side

Former Gov. David Hall pens a memoir that contends he was wrongly convicted of bribery and extortion.


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Carol Cole-Frowe
David Hall
12 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

How to date your dragon

Best-selling and award-winning OKC authors release parody nonfiction.


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Jenn Scott
Dating can be trying, at best. Maybe, just maybe, you’ve been dating the wrong kind of man — like, the living kind.
 
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

The Oklahoma book holiday gift guide

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


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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

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.


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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.


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Jenny Coon Peterson

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

 
Wednesday, June 15, 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

Shoot from the hip

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


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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

Write-hand view

Oklahoma Gazette Book Feature: Part publishing house and part art collective, The Consortium surfaces around ideas of self-sufficiency and cross-creation


Features

Danny Marroquin
As the Amazon Internet river carries books and jobs out of struggling stores, many traditional publishers ask themselves, “What happened?”
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

It's a puzzle

Crossword creator Patrick Jordan was featured in 2006’s acclaimed puzzle documentary, “Wordplay.”


Features

Courtney Silva
Crossword puzzle master Patrick Jordan will sign copies of his latest book, “Crafty Crosswords,” at 3 p.m. Saturday at Full Circle Bookstore, 1900 Northwest Expressway.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Shutter sounds

For decades, local photographer Vernon Gowdy has shot rock concerts, images from which comprise his new book.


Features

Stephen Carradini
Hanging out with Oklahoma City shutterbug Vernon Gowdy will get you a boatload of stories about near-mythical rock bands.
 
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Graphic substance

Norman author Rob Vollmar bypasses caped crusaders in favor of cerebral historical fiction set in ancient Sumer, in ‘Inanna’s Tears.’


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Charles Martin

Rob Vollmar and J. David Osborne
3-6 p.m. Saturday
Atomik Pop
918 W. Main, Norman
atomikpop.com, 329-9695

 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Pioneer project

How does one become a pioneer woman?


Features

Malena Lott

Ree Drummond
1 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 NW Expressway
Fullcirclebooks.com, 842-2900

 
Tuesday, February 1, 2011
 
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