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Updated Nov 17, 2014 at 11:25 AM

“How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food” By Mark Bittman. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, New York, 2014. 1056 pages. $35 hardcover.In 1,056 pages, Mark Bittman, a food writer who wants us to eat good food produced responsibly, makes his point: Good cooking doesn’t have to take hours.

Updated Nov 4, 2014 at 9:43 AM

“Best Food Writing 2014” Edited by Holly Hughes. Da Capo Press, Boston, 2014. 400 pages. Paperback. $15.99.

Updated Nov 3, 2014 at 11:52 AM

“The Next Elvis: Searching for Stardom at Sun Records,” Barbara Barnes Sims (LSU Press)One thing Barbara Barnes Sims doesn’t do in “The Next Elvis,” the memoir of her time working at Sun Records in the late 1950s, is dish -- at...

Posted Nov 3, 2014 at 8:00 AM

ADA — East Central University’s Honors Program has published "ECU from A to Z," a 35-page, hardback, full-color book that introduces readers to ECU’s campus and some of the many people who have brought it to...

Updated Oct 27, 2014 at 1:40 PM

“The Penguin Book of Witches” Edited by Katherine Howe. Penguin Group, New York, 2014. 321 pages, paperback. $17.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 12:22 PM

“Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande. Metropolitan Books, New York, 2014. 282 pages. $26.

Posted Oct 21, 2014 at 8:00 AM

TISHOMINGO –  The Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma series on friendship continues at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 as scholar Ken Hada presents "The Color Purple"  at the Johnston County Library.This...

Posted Oct 20, 2014 at 8:00 AM

MARIETTA — "True Grit" will be the focus of the Love County Library’s Big Read at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30.  Written in 1968 by still living Little Rock, Ark. native Charles Portis, "True Grit" is...

Posted Sep 29, 2014 at 8:00 AM

This week, three Ardmore elementary schools will welcome parents to come take a seat in their child’s classroom and learn a variety of reading strategies as well as different technology available that parents can use when reading...

Posted Sep 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM

ADA — Chickasaw Press and White Dog Press will be introducing five new titles to the public Oct. 2 during the Chickasaw Cultural Evening at the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur.Chickasaw Press will unveil "Chikasha:...

Updated Sep 22, 2014 at 3:35 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“Women in Clothes” Edited and written by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leeanne Shapton and 639 others. Blue Rider Press/Penguin Group, New York, 2014.

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