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Publisher pulls Philip Roth biography, cuts ties with author

NEW YORK – The publisher of a highly anticipated biography of Philip Roth is pulling the book and cutting ties with author Blake Bailey, who faces multiple allegations of sexual harassment and...

DATE: April 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Anne Hillerman releases new novel

Anne Hillerman’s new book, “Stargazer,” is the sixth in her series that continues the stories created by her father, Tony Hillerman. The book is billed as “A Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novel.”...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Dave Grohl memoir ‘The Storyteller’ coming out Oct. 5

NEW YORK – Some unexpected free time in 2020 led Grammy Award winner Dave Grohl to put some thoughts and memories into words. Grohl’s memoir “The Storyteller” will come out Oct. 5, Dey Street Books...

DATE: April 6, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

From Colorado to Florida: Fort Lewis College grad releases 1st book, ‘Tabloid Baby’

It’s always cool to see where fellow Fort Lewis College graduates – and fellow former staff members of the school’s newspaper, The Independent – end up. In the case of Kevin Lynch, who graduated...

DATE: April 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary dies at 104

NEW YORK – Beverly Cleary, the celebrated children’s author whose memories of her Oregon childhood were shared with millions through the likes of Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins, has...

DATE: March 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry dies at 84

DALLAS – Larry McMurtry, the prolific and popular author who took readers back to the old American West in his Pulitzer Prize-winning “Lonesome Dove” and returned them to modern-day landscapes in...

DATE: March 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

SkyWords program welcomes author Tommy Orange

Native author Tommy Orange, 39, begins his award-winning novel “There There” with a short riff on the American Indian-head test pattern used in early television. From there, Orange accelerates into...

DATE: March 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

C.J. Box’s ‘Dark Sky’ offers real-life lesson

In this 21st outing of his awarding winning series featuring everyman hero, Joe Pickett, C.J. Box delivers “Dark Sky.” In the opening, Joe is not a very happy camper. It’s a cold, windy morning in...

DATE: March 18, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Hair metal bacchanal: New book looks back at ’80s hard rock music scene

The streets and clubs of the 1980s, Los Angeles in particular, were headquarters for a new type of band and music that lassoed the excess of the decade and blew everyone away with their big hair...

DATE: March 11, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Norton Juster, ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ author, dead at 91

NEW YORK – Norton Juster, the celebrated children’s author who fashioned a world of adventure and punning punditry in the million-selling classic “The Phantom Tollbooth” and remained true to his...

DATE: March 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Stephen King talks about new novel

NEW YORK – Stephen King doesn’t think of himself as a horror writer. “My view has always been you can call me whatever you want as long as the checks don’t bounce,” King told The Associated Press...

DATE: March 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

Longtime editor Genevieve Young left legacy in publishing

NEW YORK – Genevieve Young was a publishing editor with a long and diverse legacy. She entered the business in the early 1950s, when there were few female editors and even fewer Asians. She worked...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Books

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