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Oklahoma-born rocker St. Vincent to direct female-led film adaptation of 'The Picture of Dorian Gray'
Tulsa native Annie Clark will make her feature film directorial debut with an intriguing new adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s 1890 novel “The Picture of Dorian Gray." Film studio Lionsgate is developing a version of the classic story with an interesting twist: The title character will be a woman,... Read More
Trisha Yearwood premieres 10th season of Food Network series 'Trisha's Southern Kitchen'
Trisha Yearwood’s Food Network show “Trisha’s Southern Kitchen” begins its 10th season at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Titled “Go Nuts for Doughnuts!,” the first Season 10 episode will feature Yearwood making a doughnut-based menu inspired by an outing to Five Daughters Bakery in Nashville, Tennessee, where the Grammy Award... Read More
Oklahoman book review: Trucker's memoir takes readers on 'The Long Haul'
Author Finn Murphy always wanted to become a trucker; now, after many years on the road, he shares his story in an absorbing memoir. Read More
Oklahoma book signings
Get books signed by Don Porter, Adam Van Winkle, Preston Marshall and Kevin Acers. Read More
Jurors announced for international literature prize based in Oklahoma
The winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, often called "America's Nobel," will be determined by literary all-stars from around the world. Read More
Oklahomans, take heed: It's never too late to discover Jane Austen
New York City bookshop owner Emma Straub shares her love of Jane Austen with Oklahoma readers. Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.' by Neal Stephenson and Nicole Galland
'The Rise and Fall of D.O.D.O.' imagines an attempt to revive magic by means of time travel ... which requires magic to work. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Top-selling books on the Oklahoma and national levels. Read More
Is anybody out there? Scientists are still looking.
Three books about the hunt for extraterrestrial life. Read More
Oklahoman review: 'Black Mad Wheel' by Josh Malerman
Josh Malerman, author of the terrifying "Bird Box," has written a new page-turner that fairly sings with dread and horror in "Black Mad Wheel." Read More
'Stormchasing' book includes photos from Oklahoma, the Great Plains and Europe
"Stormchasing" is a hard to find book, but it's worth a look. Here we share some of the awe-inspiring photographs within it, including a look at Oklahoma storms. Read More
Oklahoma book signing
Tulsa author, historian, public speaker and voice artist Michael Wallis to sign "The Best Land Under Heaven." Read More
Celebrating six decades: Jewel Box Theatre launches 60th anniversary season with classic 'To Kill a Mockinbird'
The theater is celebrating its 60th anniversary season with a couple of classic titles as well as four Jewel Box debuts that call to mind some of the most popular shows in its long history. Read More
OU professor discusses why he wrote 'Mestizos Come Home!'
Author and OU professor discusses his recent book, "Mestizos Come Home! Making and Claiming Mexican American Identity." Read More
Former Moscow reporter Susan Glasser on the books that explain Vladimir Putin's Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his confidants deal readily in the dark arts of kompromat, the not-at-all subtle use of damaging information, real or faked, against enemies. It's straight out of the KGB playbook in which Putin was trained and has been a staple of Moscow politics during his long reign. I... Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'The American Spirit' by David McCullough
Oklahoman reviewer finds inspiration in historian and lecturer David McCullough's most recent book. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Best-seller lists from Oklahoma independent booksellers and Publishers Weekly. Read More
Upcoming 'Game of Thrones' episode leaks online
This Sunday's episode of "Game of Thrones" has been stolen and posted on the internet — but the leak isn't related to the massive hack of HBO's systems disclosed earlier this week. Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'The Perfect Stranger' by Megan Miranda
Who can you trust? What is the truth? A woman's life goes off the rails in Megan Miranda's new mystery novel. Read More
James Comey Has A Book Deal
The first book by the former FBI director is expected next spring and will include "yet-unheard anecdotes from his long and distinguished career," according to publisher Flatiron Books. Read More


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