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Kickstarter campaign underway for new Oklahoma musical 'Pryor Rendering'
Award-winning director Stephen Nachamie most recently served as the Associate Director to Scott Ellis for this season’s Tony-nominated musical revival "She Loves Me." This summer, New York-based Nachamie will work with two of Oklahoma’s most distinguished regional theaters, and the creative... Read More
New graphic novel aims to provide superheroes for young girls
After debuting with thousands of copies of its first chapter given away during May's Free Comic Book Day, the DC Super Hero Girls have their first official graphic novel release this week with "DC Super Hero Girls Vol. 1: Finals Crisis." Read More
SoonerCon 25 report: Star Trek Continues, The Wolf Man and more
SoonerCon has wrapped up its 25th show.  Due to a break in the years the show was held, this 25th show was held on the 30th anniversary year of the first show, in 1986. The multi-genre convention has been held for the past few years at Reed Center in Midwest City.  From what I'm told, attendance surpassed... Read More
Oklahoma and national best-sellers
Oklahoma and national best-selling books. Read More
Something for everyone: summer reads
Whether you're looking for part of a series or a light beach romp, this list has something for your summer reading. Read More
Book signing
Book signing set for Leadership Square in Oklahoma City. Read More
SoonerCon 25 Q&A: Aislinn Burrows
The multi-genre convention SoonerCon 25 will be held this weekend at the Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will Rogers Rd, in Midwest City.  Memberships at the door are $25 for one day and $50 for three days.  The show runs 10 a.m. to midnight June 24-25 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 26. The convention's vice... Read More
Oklahoma's SoonerCon set to sparkle in silver
The convention SoonerCon is celebrating its 25th iteration in 2016, which is just one of the anniversaries being celebrated at this year’s event in Midwest City. Read More
SoonerCon Spotlight: Jeff Provine
Author Jeff Provine will be at SoonerCon this weekend at the Reed Conference Center, 5800 Will Rogers Rd, in Midwest City.  Memberships at the door are $25 for one day and $50 for three days.  The show runs 10 a.m. to midnight June 24-25 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 26. Provine, known for his walking ghost... Read More
'I became who I am ... because my father brought home books'
Mercy Adhiambo, a Kenyan journalist working this summer at The Oklahoman, reflects on the love of written words she received from her illiterate father, whom she hardly knew. Read More
Book signings in Oklahoma
Book signings in Oklahoma for June 19. Read More
Dad’s Day reads
Whether you’re a last-minute shopper or a Dad with a brand-new gift card, you want to make the most of your money. Few presents are as affordable and long-lasting as books. Read More
Oklahoma best-sellers
Best-selling books in Oklahoma for June 19. Read More
Celebrate Dad with The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook
Do you think your dad is a superhero?  You can celebrate this Father's Day with a last-minute gift of The Official DC Super Hero Cookbook. Reasons to check it out, from Downtown Bookworks: * Because it features the fabulous DC Comics retro art that he grew up with.  * Because there are fun ideas for... Read More
Dynamic duo: Oklahoma City author's new sci-fi book features twin girls with superpowers
A prepublication event for "The Superunknowns," a new novel by Oklahoma City author Austin Reams, is set for June 17 at Myriad Botanical Gardens Event Center. Reams will read a chapter and sign copies for the book, which won't be officially released for publication until June 24. The book is set for publication June... Read More
Elvis Costello plans Oklahoma City stop on 'Detour' tour
After playing a series of overseas shows, Elvis Costello will continue his solo “Detour” tour in the United States with 12 shows across the Midwest and South, including Austin City Limits Live in Austin, Texas; the legendary Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tenn.; and the Chevy Bricktown Events Center in Oklahoma... Read More
Best-selling books list
Oklahoma and Publisher's Weekly best-sellers Read More
Book review: 'Waylon: Tales of My Outlaw Dad'
Son writes about life of love, music and fun with his famous father, Waylon Jennings. Read More
Book review: 'The Textbook: A Parent’s Handbook for Wisdom'
Steve Sturges, Oklahoma City marketing expert, pens 'Textbook' full of life lessons Read More
John Patterson doesn't write his books — and his newest readers don't read
Prolific writer James Patterson is coming out with a new way to reach readers: BookShots. Read More



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