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God and science

An SNU professor co-authors a new book exploring body and soul.


Nonfiction

Sarah Lobban
Full Circle Bookstore
3-5 p.m. Saturday
The Physical Nature of Christian Life
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

The Visible Man — Chuck Klosterman


Fiction

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.


Fiction

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.


Fiction

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

Brace for 'Impact'

A retired teacher compiles Oklahoma’s black history.


Nonfiction

Mia Cantu
Inspired by a dearth of black history education in the Sooner State, Rochelle Stephney-Roberson wrote her first book, Impact: Blacks in Oklahoma History. Published last fall, the textbook has been approved by the state Department of Education for use in state high schools.
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Feel the Bern

he latest novel by local writer Lou Berney, Whiplash River, delivers slam-bang action.


Features

Sarah Lobban
Lou Berney
7 p.m. Tuesday
Barnes & Noble
6100 N. May
Oklahoma City
843-9300
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Brace for 'Impact'

A retired teacher compiles Oklahoma’s black history.


Features

Mia Cantu
Inspired by a dearth of black history education in the Sooner State, Rochelle Stephney-Roberson wrote her first book, Impact: Blacks in Oklahoma History.
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The Lowbrow Reader Reader

Deals a royal flush of smart humor.


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
Zines were the blogs of their day, but you could read them in the bathroom. In the early 1990s, I was heavily plugged into the zine culture, sending stamps and dollar bills away in exchange for these indie pubs. Soon, during a short period of boredom and unemployment, I started one of my own.
 
Friday, June 15, 2012

Making Sense

Historian, author and Cars sheriff Michael Wallis knows what it means to be an Oklahoman.


Features

Susannah Waite
Michael Wallis
3 p.m. Sunday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Archie Meets KISS

You read that title correctly.


Comic Book

Rod Lott
All the Riverdale gang wants is a Halloween free of monsters. Naturally, that's not gonna happen; while Sabrina the Teenage Witch casts a protection spell, a meddling Veronica casts a projection spell, thus unleashing a vampire, a werewolf, a mummy and a Frankenstein-esque creature on the squeaky-clean populace.
 
Monday, May 7, 2012

Every Night the Trees Disappear: Werner Herzog and the Making of Heart of Glass

News flash: Herzog film shoots are unconventional.


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
By the off chance you read Alan Greenberg’s Every Night the Trees Disappear nearly 40 years ago this new, retooled, hardcover edition from Chicago Review Press is the one to get. It’s unlike any behind-the-scenes film book you’ve ever read.
 
Monday, May 7, 2012

Big leagues

A new book details how OKC landed the Thunder.


Nonfiction

Brendan Hoover
David Holt
5-7 p.m. Friday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 NW Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

'Cat' lady

The cat’s out of the bag with the release of 'The Big Cat Nap,' Rita Mae Brown’s 21st novel in a popular mystery series.


Features

Mia Cantu
Rita Mae Brown
6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Storied speaker

The ‘queen of suspense’ shares intrigue and inspiration at a Metropolitan Library System fundraiser.


Features

Jenn Scott

Mary Higgins Clark
6:30 p.m. Tuesday
Oklahoma City Golf & Country Club
7000 N.W. Grand
supportmls.org
848-5611
$150

 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

'House' and home

Tulsa native and reality TV star Taylor Armstrong makes two Oklahoma stops on a book tour.


Features

Lance Evans
Taylor Armstrong
2 p.m. Saturday
Barnes & Noble
13800 N. May
755-1155
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
 
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