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Oklahoma book signings
Two signings at Edmond's Best of Books. Read More
Book review: 'Springfield Confidential' takes readers behind the scenes of 'The Simpsons'
All you need to know and more about America's ageless first family, 'The Simpsons' Read More
Book review: 'A Lady's Guide to Selling Out' by Sally Franson
Wise, wonderful debut novel encompasses major literary themes. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Books by the late conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer and Golden State Killer investigator Michelle McNamara hold spots on the state nonfiction list. Read More
'The Sacco Gang' is a Sicilian Western
'The Sacco Gang' by Andrea Camilleri, translated from the Italian by Stephen Sarterelli Read More
Book review: 'Retirement Reinvention" by Robin Ryan
Surviving retirement even if you haven't planned carefully for it. Read More
Book review: 'Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World'
More than a parenting book, "Differently Wired" urges parents to become advocates everywhere for their exceptional children. Read More
Book review: 'Tell Me No Lies' by Adele Griffin
"Tell Me No Lies" is the first young adult novel reviewed by The Oklahoma's youth reviewer, Ragan Franklin, a high school freshman. Read More
Word Balloons: Authors expound on long-running 'Wild Cards' series
Authors Carrie Vaughn and Caroline Spector joined artist John Picacio at SoonerCon on the panel, "Wild Cards, an Introduction and Celebration." The event was held in Midwest City, Oklahoma. Read More
SoonerCon 27 report: Wild Cards and Jokers
SoonerCon will move to Norman next year, but there was no lack of activity in the final year in Midwest City Read More
Oklahoma book signings
Meet three children's authors and hear a reading from Oklahoma writer Noah Milligan. Read More
Harlan Ellison, prolific and pugnacious writer of science fiction, dies at 84
There will never be another quite like Harlan Ellison, who was known equally for his inestimable writing ability and abrasive personality. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Local children's list dominated by Oklahoma writers. Read More
This machine writes poetry
Poets carry on Woody Guthrie’s legacy of resistance through writing Read More
Book review: 'Fierce' hunts down leopard print's history
“Fierce” traces the fascinating thread of leopard print through fashion history, from its inclusion in Egyptian illustrations to its current iterations. Read More
Book review: 'Night Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense' by Joyce Carol Oates
Six of celebrated author Joyce Carol Oates' creepiest tales are collected in 'Night Gaunts and Other Tales of Suspense.' Read More
Author to read short stories at The Depot
Author Noah Milligan will present a special reading from his recently released series of short stories, 'Five Hundred Poor.' Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'Match Made in Bed' by Cathy Maxwell
Spinster Heiresses series offers interesting characters Read More
Western novel features typeslinger instead of gunslinger
Book review of "Give-a-Damn Jones" by Bill Pronzini Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Terry Brooks made the most of his visit to Oklahoma City, with three books on the state best-seller list. Read More


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