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A man who can dream both the future and the past finds the present paralyzing.

In Oklahoma novel, man who can dream both the future and the past finds the present paralyzing.

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Newton was the [expletive] who reinvented the universe, author writes.

Newton was the [expletive] who reinvented the universe, author writes.

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John Grisham-supported candidate loses Oklahoma DA race

Oklahoma district attorney said he was flabbergasted that best-selling author John Grisham supported his challenger in the Nov....

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Reflections on Stan Lee, who marveled a generation

In the 1960s, Marvel Comics writer and editor Stan Lee was the first to give super-heroes personable flaws, to make their...

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Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies

Comic book legend, creator of characters like the X-Men, died Monday at 95.

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Oklahoma best-sellers

OKLAHOMA BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. “November Road” by Lou Berney (William Morrow & Company) 2. “The Reckoning” by John...

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Ashley Brown speaks directly to her imaginary daughter about why she chose not to become a mother.

Ashley Brown speaks directly to her imaginary daughter about why she chose not to become a mother.

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Oklahoma book signings

BEST OF BOOKS 1313 E Danforth Rd., Edmond Former Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett will sign his book, "The Next American City:...

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Movie review: Filmed largely in Oklahoma, 'Wildlife' marks poignant directorial debut for actor Paul Dano

An unswervingly intuitive (and perennially underrated actor), Paul Dano delivers the kind of poetically poignant directorial...

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Movie review: Third time isn't the charm for derivative 'Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch,' which steals more than Christmas

“Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch,” the latest adaptation of Theodor Geisel’s classic 1957 picture book, is the latest high-gloss 3-D...

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Infinite Danger Room #105: Costume changes!

Halloween is over, but we aren't done talking about superhero costumes! In this previously "lost episode," Infinite Danger Room...

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Interview and video: 'Avatar' actor Stephen Lang bringing one-man show 'Beyond Glory' to OKC for Veterans Day

But with his long-running one-man show “Beyond Glory,” Lang, 66, embodies eight Medal of Honor recipients in about 80 minutes,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Nov. 4, 2018: See Oklahoma City University's production of 'Little Women'

Oklahoma City University’s Wanda L. Bass School of Music presents a 3 p.m. matinee performance today of "Little Women," based...

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Deborah Harkness' latest is an adjunct to her All Souls trilogy.

Deborah Harkness' latest is an adjunct to her All Souls trilogy.

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Drew Williams' freshman sci-fi novel is the beginning of a planned series.

Drew Williams' freshman sci-fi novel is the beginning of a planned series.

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Oklahoma best-sellers

Oklahoma best-sellers

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Protagonists battle corruption, pasts in two gritty crime novels.

Protagonists battle corruption, pasts in two gritty crime novels.

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Oklahoma book signings

Oklahoma book signings

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Cowboys beat writer Gary Myers brings his intimate knowledge of the team to bear in new book.

Cowboys beat writer Gary Myers brings his intimate knowledge of the team to bear in new book.

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Trailer: Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman featured on 'Carpool Karaoke: The Series'

One of Hollywood's favorite comedy power couples, Megan Mullally, who grew up in Oklahoma City, and Nick Offerman are featured...

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'Nutcracker' an overstuffed holiday feast

The pacing and tone occasionally get as clunky as an old-fashioned windup toy, but Disney’s live-action movie adaptation “The...

20-40-60 Etiquette: Capping it off

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QUESTION: Why do print and television reporters uses the wrong word for headwear? The “Make America Great Again” cap is always incorrectly referred to as a “hat.” It is a cap and not a hat. A cap has a long bill and no brim; a hat has a brim but...

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Need a Halloween costume? Here are 10 ideas

It's Halloween week and that means costumes! Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Anthony Brown, Kade Poulson and...

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Oklahoma book signings

Oklahoma book signings

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Generational story centers on a haunted house, an artist's muse and a famous piece of jewelry.

Generational story centers on a haunted house, an artist's muse and a famous piece of jewelry.

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Oklahoma and Publisher's Weekly best-sellers

Oklahoma and Publisher's Weekly best-sellers

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New offerings by Flame Tree Press offer frights for adult readers.

New offerings by Flame Tree Press offer frights for adult readers.

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Part "Saw," part "Survivor," Chris McGeorge's "Guess Who" is entirely gripping.

Part "Saw," part "Survivor," Chris McGeorge's "Guess Who" is entirely gripping.

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 26, 2018: See Oklahoma City Ballet's production of 'Alice (In Wonderland)'

See the Oklahoma City Ballet perform the state premiere of "Alice (In Wonderland)" at 8 tonight, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2...

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Leonardo DiCaprio and Martin Scorsese officially making Oklahoma true-crime book 'Killers of the Flower Moon' their next film collaboration

Academy Award-winning helmer Martin Scorsese has officially signed on to direct and Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio to...

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Spooky suggestions in time for Halloween

Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson and Chris Borthick give their recommendations for Halloween reading,...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma City Ballet opening 2018-19 with 'Alice (In Wonderland)'

The rabbit hole will take some interesting twists and turns as Oklahoma City Ballet performs the state premiere of “Alice (In...

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Book review: 'Cloud' reveals what shapes three women

"A Cloud in the Shape of a Girl" by Jean Thompson (Simon & Schuster, 336 pages, in stores Tuesday) Do you ever feel like...

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Book signings

BARNES & NOBLE Both OKC locations Local Author Michael Hightower will sign copies of his book, "1889: The Boomer Movement,...

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Memoirs to brighten your days

Just in time for shorter, drearier days, a new crop of breezy celebrity memoirs has arrived from a trio of formidable women....

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Movie reviews for Friday, Oct. 18

'HALLOWEEN (2018)' R 1:46 3 stars Two-time Golden Globe winner Jamie Lee Curtis returns to Haddonfield, Illinois, and screams...

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Interview: Country singer-songwriter and author Jimmy Wayne keeps advocating for foster children, speaking in OKC

A country music recording artist, New York Times best-selling author and former foster child, Jimmy Wayne was a homeless...

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Singer and writer Jimmy Wayne keeps advocating for foster children

Singer-songwriter, motivational speaker and foster care advocate Jimmy Wayne will bring his presentation “The Power of One,”...

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Which supernatural beasts would you draft?

Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson, and Chris Borthick each draft 13 supernatural, horror and...

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'Ink & Paint' documentary series to detail the hidden history of Disney's women animators

ABC Studios is producing a new documentary series titled "Ink & Paint" that will sketch out an often-overlooked chapter in...

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Oklahoma and Publisher's Weekly Best-sellers

Oklahoma and Publisher's Weekly Best-sellers

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Festival will include food trucks, children's activities, book signings and more.

Headliners include David Grann ("Killers of the Flower Moon"), Meg Gardiner ("UNSUB") and Lou Berney ("The Long and Faraway...

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Inaugural Curiosity Fest planned at OKC Civic Center

The inaugural Curiosity Fest will celebrate the humanities and feature programs on Harry Potter, the electoral college,...

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What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 12, 2018: See the OSU Theatre Department's production of 'The Three Musketeers'

See the Oklahoma State University Department of Theatre's production of "The Three Musketeers," adapted by Ken Ludwig from...

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Week ahead: Upcoming events in Oklahoma

NORMALIZE The second annual Paranormal Festival will take place from 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown...

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Oklahoma author Brandon Hobson's novel 'Where the Dead Sit Talking' named National Book Award finalist

Oklahoma author Brandon Hobson's novel "Where the Dead Sit Talking" has been named one of the five finalists for the National...

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Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara, Alexandra Shipp, Keegan-Michael Key to co-star in Netflix adaptation of 'All the Bright Places'

Netflix is in production on a feature adaptation of Jennifer Niven's’ 2015 best-selling young-adult novel "All the Bright...

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Season preview: Oklahoma City Ballet's 2018-19 season to include colorful characters from 'Alice (In Wonderland),' 'Nutcracker' and more

An enchanted forest fairy headed for tragedy, a group of dancing goddesses, a heroic spellbound nutcracker and a magically...

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Novel takes a peek inside one woman's fight for political power.

Novel takes a peek inside one woman's fight for political power.

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Oklahoma and Publisher's Weekly best-sellers

Oklahoma and Publisher's Weekly best-sellers

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The pun-filled fantasy romp calls to mind '80s novels and Sir Terry Pratchett.

The pun-filled fantasy romp calls to mind '80s novels and Sir Terry Pratchett.

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SCBWI Oklahoma event to feature author Kim Ventrella

SCBWI Oklahoma event to feature author Kim Ventrella

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Berney will discuss and sign his new mystery, 'November Road,' at events this week.

Berney will discuss and sign his new mystery, 'November Road,' at events this week.

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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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Author Glynnis MacNicol is open about her life and its frustrations, honest in a way many navel-gazers can't match.

Author Glynnis MacNicol is open about her life and its frustrations, honest in a way many navel-gazers can't match.

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Oklahoma book signings

Oklahoma book signings

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Video: Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally hilariously make the media rounds to promote new book 'The Greatest Love Story Ever Told,' out today

The husband-and-wife comedy power couple appeared Monday on "Good Morning America," "The View" and "The Tonight Show Starring...

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Celebrating 100 episodes of Infinite Danger Room

Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson, Anthony Brown and Chris Borthick celebrate 100 episodes of Infinite...

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Garth Brooks to release 'The Anthology Part III, Live' in time for the holidays

"Part III" is billed as an exciting, detailed insider look at Brooks' legendarily electrifying concerts.

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Filled with clever and amusing writing, the "Royal Spyness" series deserves space on your reading list.

The novel continues the adventures of Lady Victoria Georgiana Charlotte Eugenie Rannoch, aka Georgie.

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Binge-worthy series of medieval conquest adds its 11th volume

"War of the Wolf," 11th volume in The Saxon Tales by Bernard Cornwell (Harper, 335 pages, in stores Oct. 2)

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Oklahoma best-sellers

Oklahoma best-sellers

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A woman is drawn into an addictive game of stalking

On social media, you can block stalkers. But what if they start following you in real life?

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Event features authors Peggy Chambers, Bob Avey and Landry Brewer.

Event features authors Peggy Chambers, Bob Avey and Landry Brewer.

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Berney discussed his latest noir thriller, 'November Road,' with The Oklahoman

"November Road" is set for release Oct. 9, but Berney will sign copies Oct. 8 at Full Circle Books.

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Oklahoma book signings

Oklahoma book signings

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The Neustadt Lit Fest on the OU campus is free. It features a keynote speech, roundtable discussions and dance performances.

The Neustadt Lit Fest on the OU campus is free. It features a keynote speech, roundtable discussions and dance performances.

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Mick Cornett shares lessons learned with 'The Next American City'

Mick Cornett's first book, “The Next American City,” can be considered a thesis of what he learned, the most important lesson...

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'Orange is the New Black' author to speak at OCU

Piper Kerman, best-selling author of the book "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” will give a free...

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Oklahoma City author Ralph Ellison won the National Book Award for "Invisible Man" in 1953.

Oklahoma City author Ralph Ellison won the National Book Award for "Invisible Man" in 1953.

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Book signings in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

Book signings in Oklahoma City and Tulsa.

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Oklahoma and Publisher's Weekly best-sellers

Oklahoma and Publisher's Weekly best-sellers

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Reviewer says "Washington Black" should bring Esi Edugyan the American literary recognition she deserves.

Esi Edugyan's latest novel has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

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Flag-waving fiction from Sean Parnell, a real-life combat veteran.

Debut action novel by former Army Ranger is a slam-bang, acronym-filled thrill ride.

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Oklahoman to create ABC's next Marvel TV series about female superheroes

Heinberg is best-known for writing the screenplay for "Wonder Woman," but he also has a past creating comic-book series for...

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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...

Floral prints bloom for fall

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Florals in the spring are a given. But for fall fashion? Not so much. That's what makes this trend even more appealing this season. These are dark florals, more autumnal, said Cindi Shelby, director of new stylists for Worth New York. “More...

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

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Readers’ Choice marks 25 years of the best in OKC

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Getting 'Radical'

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Tim Barringer is aware that the concept of “Victorian Radicals” might seem strange and surprising. “You usually use those words in separate sentences: Victorian means like Grandma's closet, cakes — Victoria's Secret. I don't know, it has a...

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Being happy relies on four things and the acronym is easy to remember ― S.O.A.P.

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Bill O’Hanlon, psychotherapist, author and inspirational speaker, says being happy rests on four things and the acronym is easy to remember ― S.O.A.P.

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Sandi Patty gives 'Voice' to grace, faith

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In her new book "The Voice," gospel recording artist Sandi Patty describes a period in her life when she felt voiceless and how she began to listen to the Lord's voice to find her own.

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