‘Forest Dark’ mirrors author’s failed marriage

“Forest Dark” by Nicole Krauss (Harper, 304 ages, $27.99)

Nicole Krauss has serious doubts about … Read more

Art Garfunkel opens up

“What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man” by Art Garfunkel (Knopf. … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Glass Houses,” Louise Penny 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 3. … Read more

Valerie Geary pens psychological suspense

Portland author’s sophomore novel explores obsession and loss

In 2014, Valerie Geary had been writing what she hoped would be the successor to … Read more

Aging writers reflect on growing old

When Nan Narboe reached her 60s, the ground beneath her shifted unsettlingly. She had never … Read more

Faulkner, other ghosts sing through Jesmyn Ward’s new novel

“Sing, Unburied, Sing” by Jesmyn Ward (289 pages, Scribner, $26)

In his wonderfully cranky Nobel … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Sept. 3, compiled from data … Read more

Poetry in triplicate

Three award-winning poets to read in Bend

Poets and friends Judith H. Montgomery, Penelope Scambly Schott and Ellen Waterston will come together … Read more

Elena Passarello examines our relationships with animals

OSU creative writing prof’s short essays inspire deep thinking

For many people, the word “essay,” brings to mind the assignments they cranked out in … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Aug. 27, compiled from data … Read more

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Aug. 20, compiled from data … Read more

Blistering Lizzie Borden novel explores psychological thrill of murder

“See What I Have Done” by Sarah Schmidt (Atlantic Monthly Press, 328 pages, $26) Lizzie … Read more

Untold stories from 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens

Author Steve Olsen to share accounts of death and survival

When science writer Steve Olson moved back to the Pacific Northwest in 2009, after living … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Aug. 13, compiled from data … Read more

Mbue talks novel, being an Oprah author

Imbolo Mbue’s debut novel, “Behold the Dreamers,” looks at the American dream from the points … Read more

‘New People’ riffs on race and love, with a twist

“New People” by Danzy Senna (229 pages, Riverhead Books, $26)

“True multiculturalism,” novelist Danzy Senna’s … Read more

Eclipse-themed literary events in Central Oregon

Recommended eclipse-themed reads

The first solar eclipse I can recall occurred when I was around 6 years old. … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Sputnik’s Guide to Life on Earth” by Frank Cottrell Boyce In this quirky, … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Aug. 6, compiled from data … Read more

As ‘Glass Castle’ film debuts, Walls reflects

Jeannette Walls has to be careful with pronouns. When talking about her former life as … Read more

‘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

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