Monthly Archives: October 2008

New mag for foodies

Those of us who can’t get enough Food Network can now get a fix at the newsstand.

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Steel to start blog

This just in from the Associated Press: After dozens of best-selling novels, Danielle Steel still has words to spare: She’s starting a blog. “It’s like a letter to a friend, and fun to be able share something and say, ‘Gee … Continue reading

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Settlement in Google lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in the lawsuit against Google over the Internet search engine’s use of copyrighted material, reports the Associated Press. According to a statement issued Tuesday by the Authors Guild, the Association of American Publishers and Google, … Continue reading

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‘All Over But the Shoutin’ ‘

I am on a memoir kick. I just go to the library and scan the shelf until something pops out at me. This time it was “All Over But the Shoutin’” by Rick Bragg. The name Bragg is familiar to … Continue reading

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Tony Hillerman dies at 83

This just in from the Associated Press: Tony Hillerman, author of the acclaimed Navajo Tribal Police mystery novels and creator of two of the unlikeliest of literary heroes — Navajo police officers Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee — died Sunday … Continue reading

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Where is your heaven on Earth?

In conjunction with the publication of its latest book, “Visions of Paradise,” National Geographic is inviting the public to submit images that best represent their vision of heaven on Earth to the Visions of Paradise Photography Contest, Oct. 21-Dec. 21.

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Scott Butcher releases coffee table book about York

Local writer Scott Butcher has authored his first coffee table book, “York: America’s Historic Crossroads” (Schiffer Publishing). This is the first of three photo books that Butcher is doing. “Delaware Reflections,” with 250 photos of the Delaware Coast from Lewes … Continue reading

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New book by York native

York County native Rita Mae Brown and her feline partner, Sneaky Pie Brown, have written a new mystery, “Santa Clawed,” which will be released Nov. 4. To read the first chapter, click here.

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For book- and cat-lovers

I’m a sucker for cats and books, so I can’t wait to read this. From the Associated Press: DES MOINES, Iowa – He was a yellow tabby with twinkling green eyes, who arrived in the overnight drop box of a … Continue reading

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McGraw writes about daughters

This just in from the Associated Press: NASHVILLE, Tenn.– As the father of three girls, Tim McGraw understands the challenges that face dads who want to please their daughters. So the children’s book he’s co-written with Tom Douglas has some … Continue reading

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