‘What She Ate’ recounts prominent women through food

“What She Ate” by Laura Shapiro (Viking, 320 pages, $27)

Learning Laura Shapiro’s new book … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “ The Late Show,” Michael Connelly 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor … Read more

Author pens mysteries between hikes

Fiction was guidebook author William Sullivan’s first love

Eugene author William “Bill” Sullivan might be doing more running than hiking these days, thanks … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 30, compiled from data … Read more

Perrotta explores empty-nest syndrome

Originally, Tom Perrotta wanted to title his new novel, about an attractive 46-year-old divorced suburban … Read more

A thriller about … health insurance?

“Exposed” by Lisa Scottoline (St. Martin’s. 352 pages, $27.99)

It seems unlikely, but Lisa Scottoline … Read more

Swap food for fines at Deschutes Public Library

Here’s your chance to clean the slate if you’ve ever gotten so caught up reading … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 23, compiled from data … Read more

Debut author experiments in ‘What We Lose’

The day before her first book tour, Zinzi Clemmons almost locked herself out. It was, … Read more

‘A Paris All Your Own’ explores women’s experiences in the city

“A Paris All Your Own: Bestselling Women Writers on the City of Light,” edited by … Read more

Cultures collide in Ellen Waterston’s poems

“Hotel Domilocos” contemplates our place in the world

The past few months have been hectic but rewarding for author, poet and literary arts … Read more

Author! Author! speakers announced

Three Pulitzer winners on tap for 2017-18 series

The Deschutes Public Library Foundation has announced the four authors headlining the 2017-18 Author! Author! … Read more

1979 solar eclipse changed author’s life

Got questions about the solar eclipse happening Aug. 21? Five seconds on Google will get … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 16, compiled from data … Read more

Writer shifts from sports to historical fiction

Author Dave Boling to visit Bend, Sunriver

It’s not uncommon for journalists to become authors. However, a sportswriter crafting historical novels focusing … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “They All Saw a Cat” by Brendan Wenzel This 2017 recipient of the … Read more

Novel about a novelist offers delightful comic adventures

“Less” by Andrew Sean Greer (Lee Boudreaux. 261 pages, $26)

Heat we expected, but who … Read more

‘American Fire’ chronicles arson-fueled love

“American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land” by Monica Hesse (Liveright. 255 … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 9, compiled from data … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness,” Arundhati Roy 2. “Magpie Murders,” Anthony Horowitz … Read more

Author following in father’s footsteps

Jamie Harrison’s historical novel explores a woman’s reinvention

Despite her father Jim Harrison’s long literary career and acclaimed work such as “Legends of … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 2, compiled from data … Read more

‘Moving Kings’ tells tale of Jewish identity

“Moving Kings” by Joshua Cohen (Random House. 256 pages. $26) Admit it: You picked up … Read more

‘The Horse Dancer’ novel boasts a Dickensian spirit

“The Horse Dancer” by Jojo Moyes (Penguin. 444 pages, Paperback, $16)

Reading Jojo Moyes’ newest … Read more

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Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, June 25, compiled from data … Read more

‘Modern Love’ essayist pens memoir

In 2015, Mandy Len Catron wrote a wildly popular New York Times Modern Love essay … Read more

New book shows artist from other artists’ views

“John Riegert” by Eric Lidji, Brett Yasko and John Riegert (Space, 700 pages, $50)

Probably … Read more

Bend librarian on Caldecott committee

Heather McNeil will help select 2018 winner

You might reasonably expect the youth services manager at Deschutes Public Library to be surrounded … Read more

Family history the backdrop of novel

Canadian author Janie Chang to visit Sunriver

Janie Chang always wanted to write a novel but found other things — such as … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, June 18, compiled from data … Read more

‘Changeling’ explores father’s dark fears

One of the reasons to read Victor LaValle’s novels is the simple sentence-by-sentence pleasure of … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, June 11, compiled from data … Read more

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