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WV Book Team: Make your own book club
WV Book Team: Make your own book club

Light shines brightest in the darkness, helping you find the path forward. These five books, tinged with both light and dark, tell powerful stories that reach readers on the deepest levels.

Rich themes make these selections excellent book club...

WVU journalism professor publishes true-crime story, “American Pain”
WVU journalism professor publishes true-crime story, “American Pain”

A West Virginia University professor tells the story of a convicted Floridian felon and his twin brother who ran pill mills that started hundreds of pain clinics in his forthcoming book, “American Pain.”

John Temple, an associate...

Hickam joins the lineup for W.Va. Book Festival

One of West Virginia’s best known living authors has joined the lineup for this year’s West Virginia Book Festival in time to discuss his newest book, scheduled for release in early October.

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WV Book Team: Diver challenges a war on coral in the Caymans
WV Book Team: Diver challenges a war on coral in the Caymans

“Return to Cayman: Paradise Held Hostage” by Eric Douglas. 238 pages. Visibility Press (2015).

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “Return to Cayman” is the sixth in a series of novels Eric Douglas calls the Mike Scott...

Book Notes: Aug. 9, 2015
Book Notes: Aug. 9, 2015

Book reading/signing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Cora L. Hairston, of Logan, will read excerpts from and sign copies of her two books from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Taylor Books.

Hairston’s debut novel, “Faces Behind the Dust,...

WV Book Team: WVU Press reissues mysteries by WV-born writer
WV Book Team: WVU Press reissues mysteries by WV-born writer

“Uncle Abner: Master of Mysteries,” By Melville Davisson Post. West Virginia Classics, an imprint of West Virginia University Press. 246 pages.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia native, he regularly published mystery...

Greene to speak about new book

David Greene will speak about, and sign copies of, his new book, “Unfit to be a Slave: A Guide to Adult Education for Liberation” at Taylor Books Thursday at 6 p.m.

Greene’s new book tells stories about many people trying to ...

Book Notes: Aug. 2, 2015
Book Notes: Aug. 2, 2015

Book signing

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Retired adult education teacher David Greene, of Newark, Ohio, will present his most recent work, “Unfit to be a Slave: A Guide to Adult Education for Liberation,” at Taylor Books, 226...

WV Book Team: Mountaineer football illustrated in ‘Snapshots’
WV Book Team: Mountaineer football illustrated in ‘Snapshots’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University Press is excited to announce the publication of “Saturday Snapshots: West Virginia University Football,” by John Antonik, director of digital media...

Me Talk Pretty One Ray: Nonrequired summer reading
Me Talk Pretty One Ray: Nonrequired summer reading

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — There are rumors going around the newsroom that sometimes people take these things called “vacations,” and that sometimes this means they go to the beach. And for those as terrified of the ocean (and of shark...

Escape the ordinary:

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach…”

Henry David Thoreau’s words have been haunting echoes in my...

“The Other Side of Christmas” is two books in one
“The Other Side of Christmas” is two books in one

Anyone who’s gone to middle school might remember notes passing back and forth during class and the horror of one being discovered, then read aloud.

Graphic designer Beth Hoge Gully, 55, a George Washington High School graduate, is no...

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