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

Best-sellers

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

Gay writes of struggles with her body, eating

“Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body” by Roxane Gay (Harper, 320 pages, $25.99) To be … Read more

Bend romance author’s career is booming

Tawna Fenske shuts down “romance shamers”

Bend romance novelist Tawna Fenske is experiencing the literary equivalent of First World problems. She’s … Read more

Sherman Alexie works through complicated grief in newest book

NEW YORK — It’s not often that a memoirist warns you about believing him. But … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, June 4, compiled from data … Read more

Horowitz pens whodunit within whodunit

LONDON — A sleepy English village. An unexpected death; then another. A foreign detective with … Read more

Buzzfeed writer transforms angst into essay book

Do not feel bad for Scaachi Koul. I did, and she wrote — and talked … Read more

Recommended books from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “Please Please the Bees” by Gerald Kelley Benedict the bear is a serious … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Hardcover fiction 1. “Norse Mythology,” Neil Gaiman 2. “In This Grave Hour,” Jacqueline Winspear 3. … Read more

Author Hannah Dennison finds inspiration in homeland and family

Brit’s mantra: ‘Write what you know’

When Hannah Dennison moved to Los Angeles from her native Britain in 1993 to try … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, May 28, compiled from data … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, May 21, compiled from data … Read more

Family trouble in Florida town turns dark in ‘Lightwood’

“Lightwood” by Steph Post; (Polis, 304 pages, $25.95) Remote Florida and the strong, sometimes destructive … Read more

Journalist details visionaries of past

Writer offers glimpse into political decisions that transformed Oregon

As a newspaper and TV reporter covering Oregon politics from 1964 until the mid-1980s, Floyd … Read more

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