|
Nevada County Picayune-Times - Prescott, AR
    • BOOKS

  • The latest book reviews and news about authors
Updated Jul 27, 2015 at 10:18 AM

It’s been heartbreaking to see so many intelligent, well-intentioned people wringing their hands in horror at the release of “Go Set A Watchman,” Harper Lee’s sequel — or maybe rough draft — to “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Particularly at issue is the revelation that later in life, heroic lawyer Atticus Finch becomes a racist and, in fact, a card-carrying member of the KKK. Sacrilege!

Updated Jul 21, 2015 at 10:13 AM

“The Spiral Notebook: The Aurora Theater Shooter and the Epidemic of Mass Violence Committed by American Youth,” by Joseph and Joyce Singular. Counterpoint, Berkeley, Calif., 2015. 289 pages. $26.

Updated Jul 14, 2015 at 11:28 AM

“The Mountain Story,” by Lori Lansens. Simon & Schuster, New York, 2015. 312 pages. $26.

Updated Jul 14, 2015 at 10:20 AM

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but sometimes it can’t be helped.

Updated Jul 13, 2015 at 3:04 PM

Reclusive 87-year-old author Harper Lee’s follow-up to "To Kill a Mockingbird" will be released tomorrow, but you can

Updated Jul 6, 2015 at 3:12 PM

“Bitter Bronx: Thirteen Stories,” by Jerome Charyn. Liveright Publishing Corp./Division of W.W. Norton & Co., New York, 2015. 223 pages. $24.95.

Updated Jun 30, 2015 at 10:11 AM

“Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy,” by Judd Apatow. Random House, 2015. $27.

Updated Jun 17, 2015 at 11:53 AM

“Brutality,” by Ingrid Thoft. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 2015. 452 pages. $26.95.

Updated Jun 15, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Matthew Quick has looked through the silver lining.

Updated Jun 9, 2015 at 11:06 AM

There are certain types of books and movies that have fascinated me for so long that I have no idea when I first encountered them. It just seems like they’ve always been a part of my life. I have loved “film noir” crime films and “hard-boiled...

Updated Jun 9, 2015 at 10:26 AM

“Farmed and Dangerous,” by Edith Maxwell. Kensington Books, New York, 2015. $25.As if Cameron Flaherty, the intrepid farmer trying to grow a business and organic produce on Boston’s North Shore, didn’t have enough to worry about.

NEXT 10  »
«  PREV 10

    Events Calendar