It is rare that I can say that a book is one of the absolute best I’ve read in years, but The Overstory, by MacArthur Genius and National Book Award winner, Richard Powers, is such a book.
Haunted Prescott” authors Parker Anderson and Darlene Wilson, owner of A Haunting Experience Tours, worked on the book for about a year, Anderson said.
Reviewed by Susan Lang, Peregrine Book Company Event Coordinator
Just in time for Halloween, local and logical historian Parker Anderson teamed up with highly credentialed paranormal expert Darlene Wilson to produce a uniquely balanced perspective on the many legendary paranormal phenomena that haunt Prescott.
When I first picked up Indie First Nominated Goodbye Paris, by Antsy Harris, I was hoping that the character’s goodbye to that amazing city didn’t come too early in the book.
Newly released book covers best, little known ghost stories
Prescott historian Parker Anderson and Darlene Wilson, owner of A Haunting Experience Tours, have a new book that came out this past week and are scheduled for a number of book signings.
One of the Literary Southwest series’ original featured authors, Arizona poet Alberto Rios, the first poet to be named Arizona Poet Laureate, will speak at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Yavapai College Library’s Susan N. Webb Community Room.
When bull-rider Junior Bonner (Steve McQueen) comes home to Prescott for the rodeo, he swings by the house of his father, Ace Bonner (Robert Preston), to find him gone, the property being bulldozed for a housing development being built by his brother, Curly Bonner (Joe Don Baker).
Ongoing Yavapai County Fair, Thursday, Sept. 6-Sunday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m. Prescott Rodeo Grounds, 840 Rodeo Drive.
Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1-2, Labor Day Harvest Festival, noon, Granite Creek Vineyards, 2515 N. Road 1 East, Chino Valley. $10 for general public, $7 for Case Club Members. 928-636-2003, email@example.com.
Saturday, Sept. 1-Sunday, Sept. 2, Labor Day Harvest Festival, noon, Granite Creek Vineyards, 2515 N. Road 1 East, Chino Valley.
Cave of Bones is the fourth novel by Tony Hillerman’s daughter, Anne Hillerman, and like her first three (Spider Woman’s Daughter, Rock with Wings, and Song of the Lion) has become another New York Times bestseller.
Many theories surround cause
Historian and author Heidi Osselaer asserts that Arizona’s deadliest gunfight was not at the O.K. Corral, but at the Powers Cabin in the Galiuro Mountains.
Notable books listed
I had to fight to force myself put down Matthew Sullivan’s delightful, Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore, whenever work and other responsibilities pulled me away from it.
“You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me,” by Sherman Alexie
One of the most moving and revealing books I’ve read this year is Sherman Alexie’s memoir, “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me.”
• In his memoir, “Self-Portrait with Dogwood,” Christopher Merrill – poet, essayist, war correspondent, editor and translator, and director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa —
Reading by poet Christopher Merrill on Friday
Journalist, poet and memoirist Christopher Merrill brings to Prescott his far-ranging travels and experience as a cultural diplomat at the Literary Southwest reading at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23, in the Yavapai College Library Community Room (Building 19, Room 147).
Keeping in step with the Phippen Museum’s western flavor, educator and writer Kevin Schindler will be giving a presentation on Buckey O’Neill at the museum at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3.
Katrina Shawver is “passionate about the power of the written word to influence opinion, provoke discussion, and inform the community.” Her “accidental” writing career began in 1996.
An afternoon of reading, poetry and humor featuring Amy Hale Auker, a woman who “cowboys” and grapples with body image and beauty, will be the focus at the Sharlot Hall Museum lecture series, “Ordinary Skin.”
The Romanov Ransom (A Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure)” (Putnam), by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell
Helen Sedgwick’s haunting book, “The Comet Seekers,” begins at a research base in the Arctic, where a team of scientists have gone to witness a rare phenomenon in the world of comets.
Celebrated fiction writer, poet, essayist, playwright, and editor Ana Castillo visits The Literary Southwest at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, in the Yavapai College Library Community Room (Building 19, Room 147).
After career as Science Center CEO, Phoenix woman publishes fiction
No science talk, no more analytical writing. Sheila Grinell left that behind after more than 20 years heading up the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix.
Author Sara Dolan will speak about how to make cooking easy, enjoyable and rewarding at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at the Peregrine Book Company, 219A N. Cortez, Prescott.
A two-year Prescott resident, long-time television and print journalist and artist/musician Laurie Fagen who just finished publishing a second crime fiction novel will give a talk on her book and art to the Prescott Center of the Arts docent group on Monday, April 17.
- Explosion reported on Lakeshore Drive in Prescott Valley
- Man found dead in Prescott Valley home
- No injuries reported after possible explosion on Lakeshore Drive in Prescott Valley
- Family watched man battle for sobriety before he was found dead in Prescott Valley home
- Need2Know: Native Grill closes; new pet grooming business opens in Dewey; Maverik in Dewey remodeling
- Arizona couple drives to Wyoming with kids in trunk so dogs could stay in back seat
- 2 city officials call for Stringer’s resignation
- Cottonwood detective faces kidnapping, assault, domestic violence charges
- K9 finds one pound of meth in vehicle driving through Mayer
- Obituary: Jason David Scherer
- Police: 19-year-old PV men died of accidental overdose involving fentanyl
- Gunner Bundrick’s family releases heartfelt statement about 19-year-old’s death
- Why are flags at half-staff today, Nov. 28, 2018
- PANT takes down more suspected fentanyl dealers
- Why are flags at half-staff today, Nov. 30, 2018
- 1 wallaby dies, 1 injured in Heritage Park Zoo fire
- PANT makes arrests involving alleged use, sale of fentanyl
- Fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 69
- Identity released of man killed in motorcycle accident Friday
- Need2Know: 2nd layoff at RESA; Circle K nearly complete; Whiskey Row building sells; Rickety Cricket now full-fledged bar; Christmas Store opens in PV