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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma's Ree Drummond has two books on state best-seller lists. Read More
Oklahoma book signings
Four signings, all on Saturday. Read More
Oklahoman book review: 'Keep Your Airspeed Up' tells personal story of one Tuskegee Airman
Harold H. Brown describes life as a Tuskegee Airman during World War II. Read More
Best science fiction and fantasy books to read this month
Three treats await sci-fi and fantasy fans. Read More
OCU book discussion about 'Killers of the Flower Moon' included granddaughter
The popular nonfiction book "Killers of the Flower Moon" has been at or near the top of Oklahoma best-sellers for months. Read More
'Kennedy and King' looks back at the civil rights battles of the 1960s
JFK wasn't sure how to approach improving civil rights; MLK Jr. had plenty of ideas. Read More
'What the Hell Did I Just Read' poses an appropriate question
Third book in the "John Dies at the End" series strikes book editor as unoriginal and stale. Read More
University of Tennessee professor making documentary about Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library will deliver its 100 millionth book in February, and marking the occasion, a film about the program. Read More
Video: Garth Brooks releases 'The Anthology Part 1: The First Five Years' today
Garth Brooks is releasing today the first part of what is going to be a massive five-part anthology. As previously reported, Brooks, who was born in Tulsa and grew up in Yukon, revealed plans for an anthology package, a live concert album and the end of his three-year world tour in December at a... Read More
Parents, embrace the gross. Humor can teach kids about their bodies.
Children love potty humor. Although no one wants their kids to shout PEE or POOP in the middle of a restaurant, if your child is fixated on boogers, belching and bad breath, you can use this as an opportunity to discuss how the body works. I know this because I'm a pediatrician, and a father. I often use potty... Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma City's famous mystery writer Carolyn Hart tops Oklahoma fiction charts. Read More
Novelist Sarah MacLean picks the best romance novels to read this month
Love is in the air. Find out which romantic books to read in November. Read More
Norman author earns top award in national Will Rogers Medallion Awards
John J. Dwyer won first place in nonfiction for the first volume of "The Oklahomans: The Story of Oklahoma and Its People." Read More
Oklahoma book signings
Seven Oklahoma book signings Read More
Oklahoman review: Sandra Brown's 'Seeing Red' may leave you seeing stars
Romance thriller is full of breathless kisses but low on plot. Read More
Edwidge Danticat announced as winner of $50,000 Neustadt International Prize for Literature at OU
The Haitian-American author was named the winner at a reception Thursday night in Norman. Read More
Video: David Grann's Oklahoma-set true-crime best-seller 'Killers of the Flower Moon' named Amazon's best book of 2017
Amazon has announced its picks for the Best Books of 2017, with David Grann's Oklahoma-set nonfiction best-seller "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI" topping the list. As previously reported, Grann's book is based on a four-year series of real-life murders... Read More
SoonerCon 27 anounces special guests
SoonerCon has announced special guests for “SoonerCon 27: Beyond the Veil," which is scheduled for June 2018. Read More
Oklahoma book signings
Celebrate Oklahoma City writer Carolyn Hart's long career as a mystery novelist. Read More


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