Category Archives: Biography

‘Tune In’ by Mark Lewisohn

This book, a long, detailed look at the Beatles’ early years, would best be appreciated by Beatles fans. But non-fans shouldn’t overlook it because it gives us every detail and lots of new information about these four men from Liverpool, … Continue reading

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Manchester Twp. author Scott Mingus wins award for Civil War biography

Manchester Township author and historian Scott Mingus Sr. won the Nathan Bedford Forrest History Book Award this month for his 2013 biography, “Confederate General Williams ‘Extra Billy’ Smith.”

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York author Julie Ann Mally chronicles her family’s life in the mob

York author Julie Ann Mally worked with her mother to write the biography “The Mobster’s Daughter,” released in October 2013.

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York Twp. author George Anderson focuses on wife’s fight against breast cancer

York Township author George S. J. Anderson combined fiction and the biography of his wife, Lois Anderson, in “Sunset Under the Poet’s Tree,” published in June 2013.

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Scott Mingus Sr. to speak on Confederate general at York County Civil War Roundtable

Manchester Township author and historian Scott Mingus Sr. will speak on Confederate Gen. William “Extra Billy” Smith at the October York County Civil War Roundtable Oct. 16, 2013.

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Recently released: ‘Wilson’ by A. Scott Berg

Entertainment editor Patrick Abdalla previews “Wilson” by A. Scott Berg in this Sept. 19, 2013, post.

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Carroll Twp. writer Steven Nesbit focuses on Russian artist Ivan Garikow

Carroll Township writer Steven Nesbit released a biography of Russian artist Ivan Garikow in 2013, based on years-long research and international connections.

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Camp Hill Tom Huntington to sign copies of Gettysburg book at Midtown Scholar

Camp Hill author Tom Huntington will speak and sign copies of “Searching for George Gordon Meade” at 2 p.m. July 20, 2013, at Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg.

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Scott Mingus Sr. releases biography of Confederate Gen. William ‘Extra Billy’ Smith

Manchester Township author and Civil War historian Scott Mingus Sr. published his first biography, “Confederate General William ‘Extra Billy’ Smith,” in April.

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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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