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Developing our images

In the summer of 1839, when Louis Daguerre “forced the sun to take pictures,” the first daguerreotypes led to a mania that gripp ...

January 15, 2017 1:00 AM


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Push for diversity in kids' books yields anthology

More than a half-century ago, Ezra Jack Keats published “The Snowy Day,” his groundbreaking picture book that featured an Africa ...

January 15, 2017 1:00 AM


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Library's top 10

FICTION 1. “Two by Two” by Nicholas Sparks 2. “Home” by Harlan Coben 3. “The Whistler” by John Gris ...

January 11, 2017 1:00 AM


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New library books

The following urban fiction titles are new at the Pontiac branch of the Allen County Public Library. “She’s No Angel&r ...

January 11, 2017 1:00 AM


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Detective tale takes on faith, family

The private detective novel continues to explore contemporary hot-button issues, as Ingrid Thoft illustrates in her latest exciting novel ab ...

January 11, 2017 1:00 AM


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Just one fiction type saw sales rise in '16

To grasp the big picture in publishing in 2016, it’s illuminating to look at all the smaller pictures. Because last year, the only are ...

January 11, 2017 1:00 AM


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An attitude of gratitude

Let me confess that my natural inclination, when asked to write an essay on MichaelLewis, was to dredge up some of the tales of his misbehav ...

January 08, 2017 1:01 AM


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Listen up! Author unspools history of audiobooks

The turn of the century was approaching, and so was the death of the book. That’s what some were saying in the 1990s, as the Internet ...

January 08, 2017 1:01 AM


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New library books

The following “down on the farm” books are new at the Monroeville branch of the Allen County Public Library.   “Farm ...

January 04, 2017 1:00 AM


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Local top 10

Last week’s best-sellers at Barnes & Noble at Jefferson Pointe. FICTION 1. “The Whistler” by John Grisham 2. &ldq ...

January 04, 2017 1:00 AM


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Library's top 10

FICTION 1. “Two by Two” by Nicholas Sparks 2. “Woman of God” by James Patterson,Maxine Paetro 3. “Home” ...

January 04, 2017 1:00 AM


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Wagner reflects on a lifetime of loves

A love letter to actresses he admired on and off the screen, Robert J. Wagner’s engaging memoir offers a warm embrace for the many wom ...

January 04, 2017 1:00 AM


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Subtle genius

Genius is simplicity. A dog, who is a policeman, loves a cat who loves a mouse. The mouse throws bricks at the cat, and the policeman jails ...

January 01, 2017 1:01 AM


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Behind the music: Tales of some timeless hits

Want to write a timeless rock ‘n’ roll hit? Come up with a snappy title, and worry about the lyrics later. That’s one of t ...

January 01, 2017 1:01 AM


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Local top 10

Last week’s best-sellers at Barnes & Noble at Jefferson Pointe. FICTION 1. “The Whistler” by John Grisham 2. &ldq ...

December 28, 2016 1:00 AM