19 November 2019

Author Spotlight Series: Kevin Patterson

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The Author Spotlight Series shines a light on writers creating heartfelt and original work across genres, giving them an opportunity to talk about their books and why they do what …

21 December 2018

Crude Blessings by T.M.”Roe” Patterson

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Crude Blessings: The Amazing Life Story of Glenn Patterson, American Oilman is written by Patterson’s Roe. Glenn isn’t famous, though he was successful. He didn’t accomplish great feats of endurance, work towards …

31 October 2018

The Spirit of the Trail

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The Spirit of the Trail by Carrie Morgridge with Ross Sellers is an account of the 46 day bicycle journey undertaken by Morgridge and her husband John in the summer …

12 July 2018

Art by the Book: Beginning Color Mixing

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Kimberly Adams’ Beginning Color Mixing: Tips and Techniques for Mixing Vibrant Colors and Cohesive Palettes is a fantastic book for new artists wanting to learn more about color in a way that …

22 June 2018

Art by the Book: Practical Calligraphy

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George Thomson’ s Practical Calligraphy is a small book full of big ideas. It introduces the history and uses of calligraphy in straightforward and inspiring ways, from ancient Mesopotamia, through …

02 November 2015

November 2015: Relevant Reads

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This month, I’m rolling up my sleeves and plunging into two plays and two books that will recharge my critical batteries. These four brief choices will come as a relief …

14 October 2015

October 2015: Relevant Reads

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Greetings, humans. We have genre variety this month to keep your reading palate happy. Two novels, two biographies, a collection of essays about America’s most famous playwright, and a collection …

14 April 2015

Peeking Behind the Curtain: Blue-Collar Broadway

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Broadway. The term, encompassing both an urban location and the style of theater produced therein, is so familiar, so loaded with rich cultural history, that we almost can’t conceive of …

19 February 2015

God Is Not One

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When I heard about the shootings at the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, I immediately thought of the religion scholar Stephen Prothero. More specifically, I thought about his book …

16 January 2015

Fabi’s Top Reads of 2014

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Everyone loves lists, and at the end of the year there is no lack of Top Lists that reflect on and revamp our cultural excitement about the past twelve months. …

04 August 2014

A Neophyte Dog Lover’s Journey w/ Travels with Casey

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I’ve become a dog person. There, I said it, and I joined the millions of Americans (as well as others around the world) who worship their dogs. My boyfriend has …

03 August 2014

The Promise of a Pencil – Adam Braun

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After every great non-fiction book I find myself saying, “that was the best non-fiction book I’ve read in a long time”. However, after finishing The Promise of a Pencil by …

01 July 2014

Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

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“The U.S. financial markets had always been either corrupt or about to be corrupted,” writes Michael Lewis in his new book Flash Boys. The shadow-casting book about high frequency traders …

13 June 2014

How to Think Like a Freak

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From the authors of the book and equally popular podcast, Freakonomics, Stephen Dubner and Steven Levitt have released their third book, Think Like a Freak. While the first two books …

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