Category Archives: Coffee table book

Art Association of Harrisburg to host local authors of new ‘Wizard of Oz’ book

The beloved and iconic film “The Wizard of Oz” is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Enjoy local festivities as the Art Association of Harrisburg hosts two area authors – Jay Scarfone and William Stillman, who recently published “The Wizard of Oz: The … Continue reading

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York author Scott Butcher talks about regional architecture, history

York author Scott Butcher goes behind the scenes of “Historic Architecture of Pennsylvania” in this March 4, 2013, post.

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“Other People’s Love Letters” edited by Bill Shapiro

I have always been interested in the makings of other people’s lives. (I guess I picked a good job field.) This is what drew me to “Other People’s Love Letters: 150 Letters You Were Never Meant to See” edited by … Continue reading

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Giving “The Earth”

“The Earth: A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race” (Grand Station Publishing, $27.99) aims to sum the human experience, from who we are, what we do and how much we’ve accomplished. As it is compiled by Jon Stewart and the … Continue reading

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Beautify your coffee table

A good way to impress a house guest is to have a big book stuffed with beautiful photographs smack dab in the middle of your coffee table. But how to find a really gorgeous one? You could spend hours at … Continue reading

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Susquehanna river towns book feeds your sense of discovery

Columbia Malleable Casting Corporation workers at Second and Linden streets in Columbia are shown on the cover of the new book ‘Columbia, Marietta and Wrightsville.’ Molds they will use to produce iron castings are in the foreground of this Columbia … Continue reading

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Hanover YWCA needs used books

Hanover YWCA is accepting used books for its annual used book sale Nov. 6, 7 and 8. Books can be brought to the YW at 23 W. Chestnut St. and placed in the “book box” located in front of the … Continue reading

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Streisand writing about house, pondering memoir

From the Associated Press: Barbra Streisand has finished building her dream house and started to think about her life. The singer, director and actress has reached an agreement with Viking for “A Passion for Design,” an illustrated book scheduled for … Continue reading

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Yorker captures Delaware coast in photos

Local writer and photographer Scott D. Butcher has authored “Delaware Reflections.” The 128-page book features 242 color photos by Butcher. Publisher is Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. of Atglen, Pa. and the price is $29.99. For more about Butcher and his books, … Continue reading

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It’s all about saving money, folks

and that definitely applies to book lovers. The following Web sites offer used books for purchase or exchange, some for as little as the postage to ship them. Check them out, and if you know of any others, please let … Continue reading

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