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Tuesday Noon Concerts and Art Adventures resume at OU's Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
NORMAN – With the University of Oklahoma's spring semester underway, Tuesday Noon Concerts and Art Adventures resume at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, at 555 Elm Ave. Art Adventures, a hands-on program featuring books and art activities, continues weekly at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. The Tuesday Noon Concerts return... Read More
Museum hosts world’s largest annual Edgar Allan Poe birthday celebration
The Edgar Allan Poe Museum commemorated the literary icon's 209th birthday on Saturday. Read More
Gregg Hurwitz returns to his Orphan X series with 'Hellbent'
An assassin who lives to help others, a teenager who could be his salvation in "Hellbent." Read More
Nonfiction review: 10 people went up a mountain, one came back
Review of older book, "Dead Mountain," about the Dyatlov Pass tragedy in the northern Ural Mountains in 1959. Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'Demystifying Bigotry' by Paul R. Lehman
Book review: 'Demystifying Bigotry' by Paul R. Lehman Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
"Fire and Fury," Michael Wolff's controversial book about the Trump presidency, tops local nonfiction list. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Old favorites, perhaps inspired by movies, make their way onto the Oklahoma list. Read More
Book discussion series to launch on Jan. 23
Five books will be featured in book talks at Oklahoma City University. Read More
Oklahoma native pens latest book in Hook Runyon mystery series
Sheldon Russell's "The Bridge Troll Murders" may be his best work, reviewer says. Read More
Cowboy museum's book club resumes Jan. 21
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's Read the West Book Club Serie will be composed of books by Willa Cather, S.C. Gwynne and David Grann. Read More
Dark secrets haunt a woman in new book by the author of 'The Bourbon Thief'
"The Lucky Ones" focuses on a mystery at the heart of a very small orphanage. Read More
Oklahoma book signing
Meet Christian novelist Hannah Joy Wilkinson. Read More
Glen Seeber's faves of 2017
Lisbeth Salander and Leonardo da Vinci Read More
Ed Godfrey shares his favorite books of 2017
Reviewer picks three books as his favorites of 2017. Read More
Oklahoma pulp western writer Clifton Adams gets his due
Rerelease of two Clifton Adams novels in one book includes foreword by Oklahoma's Bud Elder. Read More
Marcie Everhart lists her favorite books of 2017
Michael Connelly and Sue Grafton go head to head. Read More
Betty Lytle picks one unforgettable book
Not a favorite, necessarily, but one she won't forget. Read More
Oklahoma and National best-sellers
Oklahoma and National best-sellers Read More
Book signings Read More
The Oklahoman's favorite books of 2017
Some of The Oklahoman's reviewers weigh in on their favorite books of the year. Read More


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