Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Artemis,” Andy Weir 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 3. “Lincoln … Read more

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

Apocalypse, imagined by … Nora Roberts

“Year One: Chronicles of the One, Book 1” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s. 432 pages, … Read more

‘Ikigai’ could boost your happiness

“Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life” by Hector Garcia and Francesc … Read more

Move to Summer Lake spurs poet’s creativity

Former Bend poet John Martin to headline Second Sunday

Poet John Martin left Central Oregon 11 months ago to begin a new job as … Read more

Tender story of the immigrant experience chosen for 2018 A Novel Idea

Rakesh Satyal’s ‘No One Can Pronounce My Name’ is set in Cleveland suburb

A tender story of the immigrant experience set in an Indian-American community in suburban Cleveland … Read more

Victorian surgeons learn art of cleanliness

“The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine” by … Read more

Telling the tale of the umbrella’s misty origins

“Brolliology: A History of the Umbrella in Life and Literature” by Marion Rankine (Melville, 192 … Read more

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Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 26, compiled from data … Read more

Bend author lands three-book deal with new mystery series

Kathleen Valenti’s debut entwines pharmaceuticals, technology and murder

Almost everyone has experienced technical glitches with their phones or computers at some point. Most … Read more

A ‘Red-Haired Woman’ turns lives upside down in new novel

I really enjoyed this short but dense book, “The Red-Haired Woman” by Turkish Nobel Prize-winning … Read more

Love blooms in Brooklyn — with a corpse

“In the Midst of Winter” by Isabel Allende. Translated from the Spanish by Nick Caistor … Read more

This week’s best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 19, compiled from data … Read more

Bend author describes past medical misfires

Nate Pedersen’s “Quackery” a cocktail of history, science and macabre humor

You may have heard the saying “The cure is worse than the illness” (cod liver … Read more

‘Adulthood for Beginners’ offers laid-back advice

Bro, Andy Boyle wants to help you. Boyle’s book, “Adulthood for Beginners: All the Life … Read more

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Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 12, compiled from data … Read more

Biden’s memoir: Private grief in a public life

“Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose” by Joe Biden (260 pages. … Read more

Bend author recalls his life on skis

Ski writer Peter Shelton merged his passions and his career

Bend author Peter Shelton is one of the lucky few able to make a living … Read more

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Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Nov. 5, compiled from data … Read more

Husband, father walks away and doesn’t return in ‘Back of Beyond’

“To the Back of Beyond,” by Peter Stamm, translated from the German by Michael Hofmann … Read more

Dan Brown has a code for thriller success

Lately, Dan Brown has been writing his thriller novels under the forbidding eye of Zeus, … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Share, Big Bear, Share!” by Maureen Wright, illustrated by Will Hillenbrand Big Bear … Read more

Author recounts 2011 wagon journey along Oregon Trail

Rinker Buck to speak in Bend on Friday

The closest most people will come to traversing the Oregon Trail is playing the eponymous … Read more

Biography defines Lou Reed by his defiance

“Lou Reed: A Life” by Anthony DeCurtis (Little, Brown, 560 pages, $34)

Anthony DeCurtis’ “Lou … Read more

‘Wicked’ author takes on ‘The Nutcracker’ with a dry narrator

“Hiddensee: A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker” by Gregory Maguire (William Morrow, 304 … Read more

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Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Oct. 29, compiled from data … Read more

‘Affairs’ examines our cheating hearts

“The State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity” by Esther Perel (319 pages, Harper/HarperCollins Publishers, $26.99) Thank … Read more

The shocking novels that scared the hell out of America

“Paperbacks from Hell: The Twisted History of ’70s and ’80s Horror Fiction” by Grady Hendrix … Read more

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Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, Oct. 22, compiled from data … Read more

Actor portrays author Edgar Allan Poe in Bend

Writer’s tales of mystery and the macabre brought to life

To get you in a suitably spooky mood for Halloween, Eugene-based actor Alastair Jaques will … Read more

New guide book for bouldering in Central Oregon

Jason Chinchen’s “Central Oregon Bouldering” for climbers of all levels

If you’re a sport climber looking to go rope-free or just interested in getting into … Read more

Pulitzer winner Michael Chabon to speak in Bend

Chabon headlines first Author! Author! event of 2017-18 series

You never quite know what to expect next from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon. He … Read more

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