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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.

By Susan Lang, Peregrine Book Company Event Coordinator July 5, 2018
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Book Review: Author reveals who is behind books’ angry, witty narrator
“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.”

February 23, 2018

• 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 —

February 23, 2018
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Writing your life story? Hear a journalist read from recent memoir
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).

By Sue Tone February 21, 2018
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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.

By Jason Wheeler February 2, 2018
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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.

By Shea Stanfield, for Kudos January 18, 2018
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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.”

November 18, 2017
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The Romanov Ransom (A Sam and Remi Fargo Adventure)” (Putnam), by Clive Cussler and Robin Burcell

September 14, 2017
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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.

By Susan Lang, Peregrine Event Coordinator September 7, 2017
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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).

By Sue Tone September 7, 2017
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Writing as ‘second act’ subject of author presentation at Peregrine
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.

By Sue Tone August 19, 2017
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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.

By Sue Tone July 15, 2017
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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.

By Nanci Hutson April 16, 2017
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April is National Poetry Month, and what better way to celebrate than to hear Camille T. Dungy read from her work and answer questions at the Literary Southwest series presentation? It takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, April 7, at Yavapai College, Community Room in the Library Building.

By Sue Tone March 30, 2017
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For book lovers of all kinds, the weekend of March 25 and March 26 is likely to offer a treat like no other: four men of different ages, backgrounds and specialties — an actor, businessman, professor and retired homicide detective — will share their unexpected life journeys that led them to work to benefit others and write books intended to inspire people to follow their dreams.

March 21, 2017
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All Yavapai County students in grades K-12 are eligible to enter the 2017 Fair Book Cover Contest.

March 9, 2017
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It took 30 years between transcribing her grandmother’s diaries to the publication of “With a Heart for Any Fate: Hazel’s Memoir” by Sharon Atkins.

By Sue Tone February 25, 2017
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Smart, funny LA author reads at Yavapai College Friday
4 novels, 9 non-fiction books, numerous awards

Novelist and essayist Geoff Dyer will read from his work at the Literary Southwest series at Yavapai College.

By Sue Tone February 23, 2017
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February 9, 2017
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When I moved to Prescott in the summer of 2002, life here was just a little bit stranger.

By Michaela Carter, Special to Kudos February 9, 2017
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What else is there to do in a retirement community but bond with fellow tablemates and solve mysteries?

By Sue Tone January 28, 2017
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It’s not every day that a romantic trip to the Mexican Riviera leads to a story of intrigue and suspense.

By Arlene Hittle December 18, 2016
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The old-time cursive script at the bottom of the black-and-white photo makes early-20th-century Jerome sound lively and engaging.

By Cindy Barks December 11, 2016
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The three main characters in Hot Season, the debut novel by former Prescott resident, Susan DeFreitas, are idealistic students at a college known for its environmental programs.

By Sue Tone November 13, 2016
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Payson author Jayne Peace Pyle, a fifth-generation descendant of Gila County pioneer families, will present a lecture on the Pleasant Valley War at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Sharlot Hall Museum.

November 11, 2016

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