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Upcoming books you won't want to miss.

Upcoming books you won't want to miss.

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"Linnet," first published in 1971, is the seventh volume in Sally Watson's 10-book English Family Tree series.

"Linnet," first published in 1971, is the seventh volume in Sally Watson's 10-book English Family Tree series.

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Fans of Scott Westerfeld's Uglies series have a new book to enjoy; newcomers can experience the Uglies world for the first time.

Fans of Scott Westerfeld's Uglies series have a new book to enjoy; newcomers can experience the Uglies world for the first time.

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A potential Olympian is not who she thinks she is, and that revelation may destroy her family.

A potential Olympian is not who she thinks she is, and that revelation may destroy her family.

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Oklahoma author S.E. Hinton and 'The Outsiders' to be featured on tonight's episode of PBS' 'The Great American Read'

Tulsa author S.E. Hinton and her seminal coming-of-age novel "The Outsiders" will be featured on tonight's installment of the...

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Bryan White, Clayton I. Bennett, Ladd Drummond and David Boren to be among 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame induction presenters

The accomplished Oklahomans to be inducted into the 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame class each have selected a friend or colleague...

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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

OKLAHOMA BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. “Depth of Winter: A Longmire Mystery” by Craig Johnson (Viking) 2. “Princess Saves Herself in...

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Life and love on a climb up a mythical mountain.

Life and love on a climb up a mythical mountain.

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Sheriff Walt Longmire is back, this time leaving Wyoming for Mexico and a face-off with the man who has seized his daughter.

Sheriff Walt Longmire is back, this time leaving Wyoming for Mexico and a face-off with the man who has seized his daughter.

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James Frey, author of "A Million Little Pieces," highlights book events this week.

James Frey, author of "A Million Little Pieces," highlights book events this week.

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Novel about pioneering female aviators is set largely in Oklahoma.

Novel about pioneering female aviators is set largely in Oklahoma.

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Leubsdorf wrote for the Associated Press and the Baltimore Sun before becoming chief of the Dallas Morning News' Washington bureau.

Leubsdorf wrote for the Associated Press and the Baltimore Sun before becoming chief of the Dallas Morning News' Washington...

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The latest Cork O'Connor mystery is darker than its predecessors and rife with Native American spirituality

The latest Cork O'Connor mystery is darker than its predecessors and rife with Native American spirituality

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Author of ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ arrested for allegedly killing her husband

Life has apparently imitated art for one romance writer. In a twist of irony so devious it would have turned Agatha Christie...

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Ayanna Najuma, who was a child during the sit-in, will host a book discussion series at Full Circle Books.

Ayanna Najuma, who was a child during the sit-in, will host a book discussion series at Full Circle Books.

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Bad Guys have a super time fighting dinosaurs, aliens in new book

Wolf, Piranha, Shark, Snake and Legs are all back in the newest installment of the Bad Guys series by author Aaron Blabey.

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Oklahoma best-sellers

OKLAHOMA BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. “Alternate Side” by Anna Quindlen (Random House) 2. “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck...

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Meet children's author Mac Barnett and young adult author Scott Westerfield.

Meet children's author Mac Barnett and young adult author Scott Westerfield.

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Star Trek vs Star Wars: Tournament of Champions

The Oklahoman’s Matthew Price joins Infinite Danger Room panelists Kade Poulson, Matt Howlett and Chris Borthick to hold a...

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Oklahoma writer Stephen P. Scott dies

Oklahoma writer Stephen P. Scott, best known for penning “A Territorial Christmas Carol” for Guthrie’s Pollard Theatre, died...

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Teaching standards are outdated, and technology should provide individualized instruction, author says.

Teaching standards are outdated, and technology should provide individualized instruction, author says.

The OK -- The Travel Issue

LifeMay 6, 2018

As probably too many of my co-workers here at The Oklahoman can tell you, I bleed purple. In a newsroom and state where the favored college colors tend to crimson and cream or orange and black, that can make a fella feel, well, let's just say...

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Scott Jones lost his ministerial job after coming out as gay.

Scott Jones lost his ministerial job after coming out as gay.

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Attend an Epic Reads round-table discussion with three young adult authors or take a class on increasing tension in your storytelling.

Attend an Epic Reads round-table discussion with three young adult authors or take a class on increasing tension in your...

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More than 50 authors expected to participate.

The free event, to be held in the Boathouse District on Oct. 20, will bring together authors such as David Grann, Meg Gardiner...

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New young adult book by Kody Keplinger looks at survivors' guilt after a school shooting.

Young adult novel focuses on the aftermath of a school shooting.

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Could "Crazy Rich Asians" do for Asian-Americans what "Black Panther" did for African-Americans?

Could "Crazy Rich Asians" do for Asian-Americans what "Black Panther" did for African-Americans?

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The well-respected Republican from Arizona wrote a book that serves as both memoir and obituary.

The well-respected Republican from Arizona wrote a book that serves as both memoir and obituary.

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"Boom Town," Sam Anderson's book about Oklahoma City and the Thunder, is top seller in the state nonfiction list.

"Boom Town," Sam Anderson's book about Oklahoma City and the Thunder, is top seller in the state nonfiction list.

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Celebrate Jack Kirby's birthday with a comic book

Today would have marked the 101st birthday of one of comics' greatest creators.

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Season preview: Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre's 2018-19 season includes 60th anniversary 'The Music Man,' 'Beyond Glory,' regional premiere of 'Curious...

The nonprofit professional theater also known as CityRep is assembling a large team to open its 2018-19 season with a concert...

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Dathan Auerbach got his start as a horror writer on Reddit. Now he's back with 'Bad Man.'

Dathan Auerbach got his start as a horror writer on Reddit. Now he's back with 'Bad Man.'

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"Click, Clack, Quack to School" is the most recent book in Doreen Cronin's Click and Clack children's series.

"Click, Clack, Quack to School" is the most recent book in Doreen Cronin's Click and Clack children's series.

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Back-to-school means back-to-classics, as students pick up books such as "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Of Mice and Men"

Back-to-school means back-to-classics, as students pick up books such as "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Of Mice and Men"

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"The Annotated Big Sleep" by Raymond Chandler.

"The Annotated Big Sleep" by Raymond Chandler.

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"All This I Will Give to You" by Dolores Redondo, translated from the original Spanish by Michael Meigs (Amazon Crossing, 478 pages, in stores)

"All This I Will Give to You" by Dolores Redondo, translated from the original Spanish by Michael Meigs (Amazon Crossing, 478...

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Red Sneaker Center and Write Well Sell Well are working together on the conference, which will feature more than 60 speakers.

Red Sneaker Center and Write Well Sell Well are working together on the conference, which will feature more than 60 speakers.

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Michael Rutger's "The Anomaly" is a quick, enjoyable adventure with some spots of great writing.

Michael Rutger's "The Anomaly" is a quick, enjoyable adventure with some spots of great writing.

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Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich has written "Someday Is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-Ins."

Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich has written "Someday Is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-Ins."

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 19, 2018: See the stage show 'Bad in Bed Live!' at the Tower Theatre

Catch the final Oklahoma City performance of "Bad in Bed Live!," a new stage show by Oklahoma native Shelby Simpson, at 11 a.m....

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Classic novels "1984" and "Lord of the Flies" earn spots on Oklahoma's fiction best-seller list.

Classic novels "1984" and "Lord of the Flies" earn spots on Oklahoma's fiction best-seller list.

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Author Sam Anderson's sweeping book about Oklahoma City ranges from the Land Run to the Thunder's basketball success.

Author Sam Anderson's sweeping book about Oklahoma City ranges from the Land Run to the Thunder's basketball success.

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Three signings this week in the Oklahoma City area.

Three signings this week in the Oklahoma City area.

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Sam Anderson, author of the new book, "Boom Town," talks about his fascination with Oklahoma City.

Sam Anderson, author of the new book, "Boom Town," talks about his fascination with Oklahoma City.

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Latest children's book from "Captain Underpants" author Dav Pilkey will be available Aug. 28.

Latest children's book from "Captain Underpants" author Dav Pilkey will be available Aug. 28.

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White House looking to stop Omarosa Manigault Newman from releasing more tapes

The former "Apprentice" star secretly taped Chief of Staff John Kelly.

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Book serves as companion to Steely Dan's music.

Book serves as companion to Steely Dan's music.

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One focuses on how to survive the technological revolution, the other on the consequences of it.

One focuses on how to survive the technological revolution, the other on the consequences of it.

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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

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"Ruff Justice" is the 22nd novel in Berenson's Melanie Travis canine mystery series.

"Ruff Justice" is the 22nd novel in Berenson's Melanie Travis canine mystery series.

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Three book events in Oklahoma City, Edmond and Tulsa.

Three book events in Oklahoma City, Edmond and Tulsa.

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Paul Tremblay's literary horror novel puts faith and spirituality on trial.

Paul Tremblay's literary horror novel puts faith and spirituality on trial.

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A widow still in mourning faces her fears in a getaway from light.

A widow still in mourning faces her fears in a getaway from light.

Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

LifeMay 13, 2018

Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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Movie review: Haunting and hilarious 'BlacKkKlansman' is among Spike Lee's best films

Based on an outrageous true story, Spike Lee’s "BlacKkKlansman" veers wildly between hilarious and harrowing, thrilling and...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 9, 2018: See Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's 'Sense and Sensibility' in the Paseo Arts District

See Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park open its new production of Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility" at 8 tonight at...

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Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park staging new adaptation of Jane Austen's 'Sense and Sensibility,' adapted by popular playwright Kate Hamill

Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park is continuing its 34th summer season with a fresh new adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic...

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Top-selling books at Oklahoma independent bookstores and nationally.

Top-selling books at Oklahoma independent bookstores and nationally.

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Laurell K. Hamilton will speak Saturday at Full Circle Books in Oklahoma City.

Laurell K. Hamilton will speak Saturday at Full Circle Books in Oklahoma City.

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Theatrical 'Sensibility': Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park stages new adaptation of Jane Austen favorite

The fun and games, rules and romance of Regency Era England are dancing into the Paseo Arts District.

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Register by Aug. 16 for professional literary critiques.

Register by Aug. 16 for professional literary critiques.

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Nonfiction book with plenty of photos helps kids ages 9 to 12 learn about sharks and animal conservation.

Nonfiction book with plenty of photos helps kids ages 9 to 12 learn about sharks and animal conservation.

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Meet four authors and get signed copies of their books.

Meet four authors and get signed copies of their books.

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'The Last Thing I Told You' puts new spin on unreliable narrators

"The Last Thing I Told You" puts new spin on unreliable narrators.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 4, 2018: See the musical ‘Legally Blonde’ at Norman’s Sooner Theatre

NORMAN – See the musical “Legally Blonde” at 7:30 tonight and 2 p.m. Sunday at the historic Sooner Theatre, 101 E Main.

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Movie review: Disney's nostalgic 'Christopher Robin' takes Winnie the Pooh on a warm and fuzzy live-action adventure

As fuzzy and warm as its familiar fluff-stuffed hero, Disney’s live-action Winnie the Pooh sequel “Christopher Robin” is as...

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A rookie police officer and a cybernetic investigator are on the case after 16 people die in a ghetto nightclub on a privately owned planet.

A rookie police officer and a cybernetic investigator are on the case after 16 people die in a ghetto nightclub on a privately...

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Business book extols the virtues of employees who know when and how to bend the rules.

Business book extols the virtues of employees who know when and how to bend the rules.

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Meet several authors this week in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

Meet several authors this week in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

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Brilliant novel explores religious fervor and the consequences of faith.

Brilliant novel explores religious fervor and the consequences of faith.

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No witchcraft here, just an exhaustive study of the history of stage magicians.

No witchcraft here, just an exhaustive study of the history of stage magicians.

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Book review: In a flooded world where Native American gods have returned, one woman stands against the dark carnivores who prey on the living.

In a flooded world where Native American gods have returned, one woman stands against the dark carnivores who prey on the living.

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Romance novel is so full of tears it could raise the sea level.

Do you enjoy a good cry? All the characters in "When We Found Home" do.

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The fifth book in the Gideon Crew series brings suspense and familiarity.

The fifth book in the Gideon Crew series brings suspense and familiarity.

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Not many changes to the Oklahoma best-seller lists this week.

James Patterson and former President Bill Clinton's book, "The President Is Missing," tops state fiction sales.

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Debut thriller has more hits than misses but doesn't always make sense.

Bizarre creatures turn subway trains into food trucks, devouring the passengers.

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The OK -- The Health Issue

HealthAug 5, 2018

I turned seven in 1968, the youngest of four, but old enough to remember the dinner table disagreements that sometimes grew heated. My dad, a combat veteran of World War II, at that point, still supported America's involvement in Vietnam. My...

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Oklahoma River to get a tree makeover

Business3 days ago

A mostly barren 3.5-mile stretch of the Oklahoma River south of downtown is set to get an influx of 1,000 trees, patches of wildflowers and natural grasses, and about 50 natural stone benches as part of a 50th anniversary celebration next year by...

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Executive Q&A with Timothy Pehrson: Integris Health welcomes new president, chief

Health2 days ago

Executive Q&A with Timothy Pehrson: Integris Health welcomes new president, chief

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'Catholic Charities is part of our DNA'

Life3 days ago

Vi Le, a Vietnamese refugee whose family was embraced and aided by Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City, has become the faith-based organization's new board president.

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See the winners of this year's Readers' Choice Awards

LifeAug 26, 2018

Readers’ Choice marks 25 years of the best in OKC

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Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

Life4 days ago

Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

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The producer

News2 days ago

There’s nothing basic about the career of Sir Cameron Mackintosh, who over the past half-century has become widely regarded as the most successful theater producer in the world.

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