Books Oklahoma

Books Oklahoma:

From short stories to lengthy novels, find out about the best books and authors from Oklahoma.

Books News from NewsOK

Video: 7 favorite moments from 'Harry Potter' as J.K. Rowling's book series turns 20
Twenty years ago today, British publisher Bloomsbury released "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," the debut novel from an unknown author living in virtual poverty by the name of J.K. Rowling. Renamed "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" when it was published in the United States in... Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'Wilders' by Brenda Cooper
Brenda Cooper, in "Wilders," takes such a matter-of-fact approach that there’s no emotional resonance. ... This happens, then that happens, then something else happens. The characters themselves don’t even seem all that invested in what transpires, which makes it hard to feel anything for them or for this story as a... Read More
Bird guide's photos help new hobbyists take flight
Review for "Warblers and Other Songbirds of North America: A Life-size Guide to Every Species" by Paul Sterry. Read More
David Sedaris is 60 and ready to look back — again
David Sedaris has spent the past two years traversing the previous 40 to produce his latest work, "Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002." Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers Read More
Word Balloons: SoonerCon celebrates 'Star Wars' and more
Author Timothy Zahn, who kicked off Star Wars' "Expanded Universe" in 1991 with the novel "Heir to the Empire," is the convention's guest of honor this year. Read More
SoonerCon Q&A: "Star Wars" writer Timothy Zahn
Author Timothy Zahn, who kicked off Star Wars' "Expanded Universe" in 1991 with the novel "Heir to the Empire," is SoonerCon's guest of honor this year. Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'I Found You' by Lisa Jewell
Oklahoman book review: 'I Found You' by Lisa Jewell is an expert road map for how to write a twisty suspense novel. Read More
Notebook left by Israeli spy shakes up his handlers in new novel
"Three Envelopes" by Nir Hezroni, translated from Hebrew by Steven Cohen (Thomas Dunne Books, 310 pages, in stores) Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'Six Impossible Things' by Elizabeth Boyle
“Six Impossible Things” by Elizabeth Boyle (Avon Romance, 384 pages, in stores) Read More
Woman traveling to Oklahoma, other 49 states in search of goodness
Mary Latham spent a few days in Oklahoma recently photographing people she’d never met before. All have one thing in common. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers Read More
Woody Guthrie Folk Festival reveals 2017 lineup, including Jimmy LaFave tribute, Arlo Guthrie, John Fullbright, Turnpike Troubadours and more
OKEMAH - The Woody Guthrie Coalition will host more than 100 acts at the 2017 celebration of the late musician’s birthday in July. Now in its 20th year, the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival will welcome musicians, songwriters, poets, and authors July 12-16 at various venues around the legendary folk... Read More
BOOK IT FOR FATHER'S DAY
Want a good gift for dad? How about a great outdoors adventure book? Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers Read More
Oklahoma author discusses new book on Osage writer John Joseph Mathews
Michael Snyder, Ph.D., an English professor at Oklahoma City Community College, discusses his biography, "John Joseph Mathews: Life of an Osage Writer." Read More
Richard Russo's short stories follow their own 'Trajectory'
The short story form of Richard Russo's new collection doesn't allow the author to shine. Read More
Discovery of sunken slave ship prompts author's personal journey
"Shackles From the Deep: Tracing the Path of a Sunken Slave Ship, a Bitter Past, and a Rich Legacy" by Michael H. Cottman (National Geographic, 120 pages with bibliography and index, four pages of color photos, plus map, in stores) Read More



NOTE:


If you have a suggestion for a topic, send it to Communities Editor Don Gammill by email to bgammill@opubco.com; by mail to Communities Editor, P.O. Box 25125, Oklahoma City, OK 73125; or call him at 475-3932.
Advertisement


  • Recent Posts

Read more Okie Reads

Multimedia

Videoview all videos

Parties Extra: Literary Voices  thumbnail

Parties Extra: Literary Voices

Mar 10Lisa Scottoline will be the featured author and speaker during this...

Tweens program offered at Guthrie Library thumbnail

Tweens program offered at Guthrie Library

Dec 9The Guthrie Public Library has created a program for tweens that...

Edmond library back in business thumbnail

Edmond library back in business

Dec 5The Edmond library re-opened Monday after a four-week closure for...

Rescue Rundown Episode 56: RedRover Readers thumbnail

Rescue Rundown Episode 56: RedRover Readers

Oct 19The Central Oklahoma Humane Society is looking for volunteers for...

Parties Extra: Sunbeam Family Services  thumbnail

Parties Extra: Sunbeam Family Services

Sep 16The local organization has released a new book "Changed Lives: A...