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Video: Ron Howard talks Tom Hanks' Ron Howard impression on 'Late, Late Show with James Corden'
Duncan-born Oscar-winning director Ron Howard talked about his longtime working relationship with Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks on Monday's episode of "The Late, Late Shows with James Corden." Howard also commented on Hanks' impression of him and countered with an impersonation of his own during... Read More
2016 Neustadt Festival of International Literature and Culture begins Wednesday at OU
The 2016 Neustadt Festival of International Literature & Culture will be held Wednesday through Friday at the University of Oklahoma. Read More
Book review: 'An Obvious Fact: A Longmire Mystery' by Craig Johnson
If you've only read Craig Johnson's Longmire mysteries, then you're sure to love "An Obvious Fact." Read More
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Book review: 'The Assistants' by Camille Perri
Camille Perri began writing “The Assistants” while she was an assistant to the editor-in-chief of “Esquire” magazine, and since authors are often advised to write what you know, it’s probably safe to say that her position was instrumental in the germination of this novel and that some truths may crawl just beneath... Read More
Book review: 'The 37th Parallel' by Ben Mezrich
In the 69 years since a spaceship supposedly crashed near Roswell, N.M., aliens have invaded our popular culture. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers Read More
What Barnes & Noble Doesn’t Get About Bookstores
In redefining its purpose, the struggling chain is looking to emulate the very businesses it once threatened. Read More
What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 20, 2016: Hear Radney Foster at the Blue Door
Today's featured event: Hear Texas singer-songwriter Radney Foster at 8 tonight at the Blue Door, 2805 N McKinley. Foster returns to the Blue Door to play many of his great radio hits as well as songs from his many albums that bridge contemporary country with Americana. Tamara Saviano will open... Read More
What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 18, 2016: See the new exhibit 'Sacred Words' at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art
Today's featured event: The first illuminated, handwritten Bible of monumental size to be commissioned by a Benedictine monastery in the modern era is on view this fall at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive. "Sacred Words: The Saint John's Bible and the Art of Illumination" opened... Read More
Dogs are going to the library in Norman to Sit! Stay! Read!
Trained dogs greet visitors to the children's section of the Norman Public Library West, 300 Norman Center Court, on Thursday evenings during the Sit! Stay! Read! program. Read More
Naomi Judd to share her story of overcoming domestic violence at Oklahoma City event
Her heartwarming story of raising two children as a single working mom who rose to the ranks of international country music superstar has inspired millions of Americans. Now, Naomi Judd is bringing that story to life when she speaks at YWCA Oklahoma City’s Women Who Care Share Luncheon set for... Read More
Book review: 'Pharaoh: A Novel of Ancient Egypt' by Wilbur Smith
Wilbur Smith's "Pharaoh: A Novel of Ancient Egypt" Read More
Heartfelt experiences accompany Oklahoma writer's trip to Boston area
You can schedule your itinerary down to the hour, but you can't plan for how you're going to feel when you get there. Goosebumps come in unexpected places, writes Oklahoman Kimberly Burk about her visit to the Boston area, including time at Henry David Thoreau's Walden pond and a replica of his cabin. Read More
Book signings
Upcoming book signings in Oklahoma. Read More
Living proof
Former Oklahoman has become one of the country's leading whiskey writers. Read More
Book review: 'The Forgetting' by Sharon Cameron
Sharon Cameron’s newest novel, "The Forgetting," is about a city where people forget their lives every 12 years. Read More
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers
Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers Read More
Steve Lackmeyer highlights grand opening of Myriad gift shop
Myriad Gardens is opening a gift shop. The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer will sign copies of his new book as part of the shop's grand opening on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Read More
Oklahoma writer, artist aiming to tell '31 Ghost Stories'
Norman-based author Jeff Provine is joining with OKC artist Ellis Goodson for the illustrated book "31 Ghost Stories." Read More


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