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May 26, 2016
Looking for book donations: Buffalo Museum seeks books for trade, sales, free library
Ilana Xinos, the director of the National Buffalo Museum, is seeking books for trade, to sell, and for its free library. “The museum is collecting new and used books to turn into funds to help support our mu- seum,” said Xinos. “Books that we cannot trade or sell, we will use...
May 26, 2016 - 7:52am
September 9, 2015
Barnes & Noble sales fall for fifth straight quarter
Barnes & Noble Inc, the largest U.S. bookstore chain, reported a decline in sales for the fifth consecutive quarter, hurt by store closures,...
News/Nation and World
September 9, 2015 - 12:48pm
Julie Bowen Raises Awareness for L.A. School Libraries with 'Drawn Together' Event
LOS ANGELES - "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen and renowned cartoonists Jeff Kinney ("Diary of a Wimpy Kid"), Stephan Pastis ("Timmy Failure"), Lincoln Pierce ("Big Nate") and Dav Pilkey ("Captain Underpants") will raise money for Los Angeles school libraries at this month's Drawn...
June 9, 2015 - 2:00am
February 5, 2015
George R. R. Martin's Original Plan for 'Game of Thrones' Revealed
LOS ANGELES - A lot can change in 20 years. While fans eagerly await the HBO premiere of "Game of Thrones" season five on April 12, UK book retailer Waterstones has posted author George R. R. Martin's original outline for "A Song of Ice and Fire" -- the epic fantasy series of novels...
February 5, 2015 - 12:00am
January 20, 2015
North Korean defector, subject of escape bestseller, changes his story
SEOUL - A North Korean defector whose escape from a brutal prison camp was the subject of a bestselling book has changed key parts of his story and on Sunday apologized for misleading people. "Escape from Camp 14," written by former Washington Post journalist Blaine Harden, brought...
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January 20, 2015 - 7:01am
December 29, 2014
People from the Oil Patch
WASHINGTON -- It was late summer in 1979 when Zachary Harper drove into Watford City in a dirt-covered Jeep, looking for work on an oil drilling crew. He had a name — just one name to go on — and his cousin's voice urging caution as he walked into a bar in the...
December 29, 2014 - 7:12am
December 4, 2014
Local authors, artists present works at Read Local event
Six local authors will read from their works at the first Read Local event starting at 4 p.m. Saturday at the All Vets Club. Authors Bruce Berg,...
December 4, 2014 - 10:19am
December 3, 2014
Detective's son plans new book on 'In Cold Blood' case
KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec 2 (Reuters) - The son of a detective who investigated the 1959 murders that inspired the best-selling book and movie "In Cold Blood" said on Tuesday he will publish a new book on the case now that a Kansas judge has approved release of previously blocked...
News/Nation and World
December 3, 2014 - 3:56am
November 20, 2014
North Dakota native completes memoirs
Hamilton, N.D., native Chuck Fleming has completed his memoirs, “Carlisle Township to the Capital City — A Lifetime of Memories.” Fleming served in the North Dakota Legislature from 1970 to 1980 and was the campaign manager and chief of staff for Gov. George Sinner. Events...
November 20, 2014 - 8:38am
October 31, 2014
Kuykendall to sign copies of book
Nancy Kuykendall will be signing copies of her first book, “Mornings on the Porch,” from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at The Arts Center. Kuykendall studied music and taught music for 30 years, most specifically the piano, but also bass guitar and soprano recorder. She ran a private...
October 31, 2014 - 12:41pm
August 1, 2014
Eli Wallach and Paul Mazursky: Summer Trips with the Screen Greats
I had the pleasure of spending time with Eli Wallach because his daughter Roberta, also a fine actress, is a good friend whose voice has been heard in every documentary I have made. She was the narrator for “Partisans of Vilna” and recreated a gossiping neighbor in “The...
August 1, 2014 - 11:00pm
June 18, 2014
New materials at the libraries
New books at Alfred Dickey Library: FICTION The Duggars: 20 and Counting! Michelle Duggar Inside The Jesuits Robert Blair Kaiser One Nation: What We Can All Do To Save America’s Future Ben Carson Growing Up Dugger Jana Duggar The Total Money Makeover Dave Ramsey The...
June 18, 2014 - 8:58am
May 28, 2014
Gussner students receive books
Submitted photo First-graders at Gussner Elementary School recently received their books from Rotary Club’s Book It Forward program.
May 28, 2014 - 8:57am
May 1, 2014
Artist from Jamestown takes part in Carnegie Hall concert
Barbara McClintock didn’t know that when she was working on a children’s book with singer Natalie Merchant in 2010 it would one day lead...
May 1, 2014 - 4:00pm
April 28, 2014
"To Kill A Mockingbird" author agrees to e-book release
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Harper Lee, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "To Kill a Mockingbird," has agreed to release the novel - one of the few literary classics available only in print - as an e-book, her publisher said on Monday. The announcement coincided with the 88th birthday...
April 28, 2014 - 6:24pm