Author Archives: Matt Eyer

About Matt Eyer

Breaking News Editor at the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Follow me on Twitter @mjeyer.

Donations accepted for Book Nook Bonanza new and used books sale

Organizers of the annual Book Nook Bonanza collect donations for this year’s sale. Find out how you can donate.

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Digging into John Le Carre’s ‘Karla trilogy’ featuring George Smiley

Check out John Le Carre’s great British spy, George Smiley, in the “Karla trilogy.”

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‘I Am Legend’ author Richard Matheson dies at 87

Richard Matheson, the prolific sci-fi and fantasy writer whose “I Am Legend” and “The Shrinking Man” were transformed into films, has died. He was 87.

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Pulitzer fiction prize goes to ‘Orphan Master’s Son’ by Adam Johnson

The 2013 Pulitzer Prize for fiction goes to “The Orphan Master’s Son” by Adam Johnson.

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Inaugural poet pays homage to American experience

The presidential inauguration puts poetry into the national spotlight, at least briefly, with the inaugural poem. This year’s poet, Richard Blanco, was among the many Latinos featured prominently at the inauguration, and his poem touched on being a Cuban exile … Continue reading

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London hotel replaces Bible with ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

A hotel replaced the Bible with “Fifty Shades of Grey” in its guestrooms.

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‘American Sideshow’ author Marc Hartzman to sign books at York Emporium

There will be a book signing at the York Emporium during August’s First Friday.

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Ray Bradbury, author known for ‘Fahrenheit 451,’
dead at 91

Notable American author Ray Bradbury died Tuesday evening at age 91. Bradbury is well-known for works such as “Fahrenheit 451,” “The Martian Chronicles,” and “Something Wicked This Way Comes.” From The Associated Press: LOS ANGELES—Ray Bradbury, the science fiction-fantasy master … Continue reading

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York County reacts to death of beloved author Ray Bradbury

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Pinterest Share on Google Share on Linkedin Share by email Yorkblog Thu, May 31 2012 15:44:42 0 likes  ·  0 comments Ray Bradbury, author known for ‘Fahrenheit 451,’ dead at 91 Notable … Continue reading

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Chasing Alexander: Trying to find the truth

If I told you I sometimes enjoy reading nonfiction books that might not be completely true, you might think I’m nuts. But that’s how it is when you’re into stuff that happened in the fourth century B.C. or even earlier. … Continue reading

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