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

Naseem Rakha wins 2017 Waterston Desert Writing Prize

Competition recognizes excellence in desert-themed nonfiction

Geologist, author and journalist Naseem Rakha, of Silverton, has been named the winner of the … Read more

Best-sellers

Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, May 7, compiled from data … Read more

Recommended reading from Deschutes Public Library

Tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books “The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors” by Drew Daywalt, illustrated by Adam Rex … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Pacific Northwest Independent Best-seller List for April 30

Hardcover fiction 1. “Norse Mythology,” Neil Gaiman 2. “A Gentleman in Moscow,” Amor Towles 3. … Read more

Best-sellers

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

Sci-fi author doesn’t believe in copyrights

Go to Cory Doctorow’s site and you can download his books. There’s no catch, either: … Read more

Detective sees herself in ‘The Trapped Girl’

“The Trapped Girl” by Robert Dugoni (Thomas & Mercer, 378 pages, $15.95) A sumptuous plot … Read more

Yaa Gyasi headlines A Novel Idea finale

“Homegoing” author to discuss her acclaimed novel in Bend

Author Yaa Gyasi has had one heck of a year since her debut novel, “Homegoing,” … Read more

best-sellers

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

New biography debunks myths about Leonardo da Vinci

Author Mike Lankford illuminates life of artist and inventor

The name Leonardo da Vinci evokes an image of a cultured Renaissance genius who dominated … Read more

Independent Bookstore Day returns

Central Oregon bookstores to host events, sales Saturday

Saturday is Independent Bookstore Day — Area bookstores including Sunriver Books & Music, Herringbone Books … Read more

Best-Sellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Black Book.” Patterson/Ellis. Little, Brown ($28) 2. “Star Wars: Thrawn.” Timothy … Read more

Bout with writer’s block inspires novel

Marie Bostwick will discuss ‘The Promise Girls’ in Sisters

Marie Bostwick’s own writer’s block was part of the inspiration for her latest novel, “The … Read more

Bend author honored for audiobook

Writer April Tucholke makes top 10 list — The audiobook version of “Wink Poppy Midnight,” … Read more

Elizabeth Woody poetry workshop in Bend

Oregon poet laureate to also give reading, talk

Elizabeth Woody workshop — Oregon poet laureate and Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs member Elizabeth … Read more

Best-sellers

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

Syrian girl known for tweets gets book contract

A 7-year-old Syrian refugee whose Twitter posts from the besieged city of Aleppo put a … Read more

‘Locking Up Our Own’ a powerful look at race, crime

“Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America,” by James Forman Jr. (Farrar, … Read more

Recommended reads from Deschutes Public Library

Treats and tales for book lovers of all ages

Children’s books (recommended for ages 9 to 13) “Wolf Hollow” by Lauren Wolk “The year … Read more

Northwest best-sellers

Pacific Northwest Independent Best-seller List for April 2

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

literary listings … and other reading and writing events

Thursday The Library Book Club: Discuss “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi as part of this year’s … Read more

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