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New Potter play coming out in book form
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New Potter play coming out in book form

NEW YORK — The new Harry Potter play will become a new Harry Potter book.

New Potter play coming out in book form
New Potter play coming out in book form

NEW YORK — The new Harry Potter play will become a new Harry Potter book.

WVU Press using crowdsourcing to choose book cover design
WVU Press using crowdsourcing to choose book cover design

West Virginia University Press has an upcoming book coming out whose cover design will be chosen in an unusual fashion: crowdsourcing a vote for the cover.

Quinones to speak at Festival of Ideas
Quinones to speak at Festival of Ideas

Journalist and author Sam Quinones, whose book “Dreamland” chronicles what he calls “America’s opiate epidemic,” will be the featured speaker at this year’s West Virginia University’s David C. Hardesty...

WV Book Team: Open access reader offers look at West Virginia history

West Virginia University  Press and the WVU Libraries  have launched “West Virginia History: An Open Access...

WV Book Team: WV libraries provide services for the visually impaired

Braille, a form of written language for the blind, is used by many throughout the world to read, write and communicate.

January is designated as Braille Literacy Awareness Month to promote the system and honor the creator, Louis Braille, who...

Book Review: New book details rescue of iconic N&W locomotive
Book Review: New book details rescue of iconic N&W locomotive

When America’s railroads switched from steam to diesel power, the dramatic change sent thousands of steam-powered locomotives to the scrap yard. Some were put on static display in parks or museums. Only a few others are still chugging along....

WV native, author wins new Barry Lopez Fellowship

West Virginia native and author Ann Pancake has been selected to receive the first-ever Barry Lopez Visiting Writer in Ethics and Community Fellowship. The fellowship was established in 2015 to honor American author Lopez. Lopez won the National Book...

WV Book Team: Thriller and suspense novels you may have missed in 2015
WV Book Team: Thriller and suspense novels you may have missed in 2015

Are you all caught up on James Patterson’s latest releases? Does David Baldacci write too slowly to keep up with your reading habit? Are you craving another Stieg Larsson book? Then you need more thrillers in your life.

Here are some...

End of Rays: The final check-in on 2015 reading goal
End of Rays: The final check-in on 2015 reading goal

If you've been following my columns for the last year, you know that at the beginning of 2015 I set a goal to read 60 books for the entire year.

Halfway through the year, I met that original goal — and then I doubled it.

But did I...

WV Book Team: Warm up this winter with a good read
WV Book Team: Warm up this winter with a good read

It’s finally winter. The days may be getting a tad longer, but the cold seems to have finally arrived, a good excuse to stay inside and read. The two books I’ve reviewed don’t seem to have anything in common, but in a way they do. ...

Haygood book part of ABC Staff ‘“Books of the Year”
Haygood book part of ABC Staff ‘“Books of the Year”

Former Charleston Gazette copy editor Wil Haygood has had a string of successes since he left the newspaper in the early 1980s. He went on to become a reporter for the Washington Post and then a successful author.

Haygood’s stories on...

WV Book Team: Of true-life murder and malice
WV Book Team: Of true-life murder and malice

“The Breaking Point Killing and other True cases of Murder and Malice: A West Virginia Forensic Psychologist Remembers” by W. Joseph Wyatt. 6x9 trade paper, 224 pp, $15.95.

Retired Marshall University forensics psychologist W....

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