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OKG Newsletter


Topic: books

Romance in the Stacks lets readers meet Okie romance authors


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LeighAnne Manwarren
For those who love to snuggle up and let their minds wander in an imagination ride through the words of a favorite novel, the Oklahoma Center for the Book invites them to take part in "Romance in the ...
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010

Ralph Ellison's still-incomplete second novel finally emerges after 40 years of writing


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Rod Lott
Oklahoma City-born Ralph Ellison left an indelible stamp on the literary world with the 1952 release of his debut novel, "Invisible Man." The work won him the National Book Award the following year, a...
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010

Robert Mulcahy puts cases from his FBI past onto the page.


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Rod Lott
Write what you know, they say, so Robert Mulcahy wrote about the FBI.A former FBI agent, the Oklahoma City man has penned five books about the crime-busting bureau " two of them nonfiction " including...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Oklahoma Historical Society releases 'Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture'


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Luke Atkinson
Everything about Oklahoma from A to Z can be found under the covers of a new, two-volume reference book detailing the state's history.The Oklahoma Historical Society released "The Encyclopedia of Okla...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Alternative comics artist to visit Norman


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Stephen Carradini
Alternative comics artist John Porcellino will celebrate the release of his most recent collection, "Map of My Heart," at 7 p.m., April 6, in Norman. The event, hosted by Atomik Pop!, is part of a nat...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

Ace Atkins chronicles Machine Gun Kelly's abduction of Oklahoma oil tycoon in 'Infamous'


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Rod Lott
Ace Atkins 2-4 p.m. SundayFull Circle Bookstore1900 Northwest Expressway842-2900www.fullcirclebooks.comAce Atkins found the spark for his latest novel, "Infamous," buried within 8,000 pages of an FBI ...
 
Thursday, May 13, 2010

Oklahoma City native Maya Sloan returns to release debut novel 'High Before Homeroom'


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Jenny Coon Peterson
Maya Sloan7 p.m. TuesdayBarnes & Noble6100 N. May843-9300Doug Schaffer, the teenage protagonist in Maya Sloan's "High Before Homeroom" isn't exactly fond of his home state."Somewhere else, on the ...
 
Thursday, June 17, 2010

Four decades after he died, Oklahoma novelist George Milburn has been largely forgotten


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Sarah Denton
There was a time when George Milburn's name could be found in such magazines as The Saturday Evening Post, Harper's and Vanity Fair. Most anyone with a finger on the pulse of U.S. literature during th...
 
Thursday, July 22, 2010

Norman mayor and professor present talk on book chronicling House Speaker Pelosi's ascent


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Nicole Hill
Norman Mayor Cindy Rosenthal and Ron Peters, a professor, will speak about their book, "Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New American Politics," 2 p.m. Sunday.
 
Thursday, July 29, 2010

Get through sultry summer days with these recommended reads


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Malena Lott
Oklahomans thirsty for entertainment this summer are diving into hot reads from the metro's indie booksellers.
 
Thursday, July 29, 2010
 
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