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Frontier cookin’

Ree Drummond, the ever-popular Pioneer Woman, returns with a new book and an appearance in OKC.


Features

Mia Cantu
Oklahoma’s own Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, will make her way to the capital city Saturday to promote her latest book, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier.
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Conspiracy theory

Sen. Inhofe’s first book continues his attack on views of man-made climate change.


Features

Clifton Adcock
James Inhofe
4 p.m. Friday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 NW Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Fact and fiction

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


Features

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

House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East


Nonfiction

Matt Carney
Oklahoma City lost one of its greatest native sons Feb. 16 when Anthony Shadid succumbed to a severe asthma attack while reporting in journalist-hostile Syria. He was 43.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Seeking subversion

In his latest book, Oklahoma City pastor Robin Meyers proposes a religious equivalent of the ‘common good.’


Nonfiction

Greg Horton
Robin Meyers
6:30 p.m. Thursday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Telling his side

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


Features

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

The Big Book of Breasts 3D

Two reasons why the Kindle won’t kill the printed page entirely ...


Nonfiction

Rod Lott
There is no way to review a book like “The Big Book of Breasts 3-D” without appearing like some misogynist perv.
 
Friday, January 20, 2012

Bud light

A collection of letters shows the softer side of legendary OU coach Bud Wilkinson.


Nonfiction

Andrew Gilman
Jay Wilkinson
6:30 p.m. Thursday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900

2 p.m. Saturday
Barnes & Noble
540 Ed Noble Parkway
bn.com
579-8800
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

How to date your dragon

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


Features

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.


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
 
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