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Book Review: Lost Restaurants of Columbus Ohio

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Book Review: Lost Restaurants of Columbus Ohio

Columbus has been called the crossroads for people of all walks of life. It’s the metropolitan melting-pot of the Midwest; alive and thriving with a vibrant culture. This diverse nature has allowed Columbus to become birthplace and launch pad for many big names in the restaurant industry, such as Cameron Mitchell, Marzetti’s, and Wendy’s, just […]

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Reading List: Crime Cats Sequel

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Reading List: Crime Cats Sequel

Wolfgang Parker never planned on being a children’s book author. He’s a punk singer and recording artist. He’s a photographer and a graphic novelist. But he’s also a guy with nineteen nieces and nephews; he did a little writing for them. Then one thing led to another, and somehow he’s sold over 3000 children’s books […]

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Jeff Shaara Brings Famous Faces, New Stories on Thurber House Visit

Tyler Clementi Tyler Clementi Jeff Shaara Brings Famous Faces, New Stories on Thurber House Visit

“I enjoy telling a story you haven’t heard,” says Jeff Shaara. The historical fiction author will be at Columbus’s Thurber House on June 3 for an Evenings With Authors session, where he’ll read from his new book and answer readers’ questions. Shaara enjoys telling those unfamiliar stories with familiar faces. His newest release, The Fateful […]

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Spunky Claudette Returns in Dragons Beware

Anne Evans Anne Evans Spunky Claudette Returns in Dragons Beware

Giants Beware has a sequel, and you’ll be happy to discover all of your friends from the first book are back, fearless Claudette, princess-in-training Marie, budding chef Gaston, and their cute pug Valiant. Dragons Beware is loaded with adventure, battles, and magical creatures. When Claudette and Gaston’s father Augustine goes off alone to retrieve his […]

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GCAC Presents: Ohioana Author-Palooza!

David Weaver David Weaver GCAC Presents: Ohioana Author-Palooza!

Ohio’s largest literary event is moving downtown . . . and you’re invited! The Ohioana Library has been collecting, preserving, and celebrating Ohio literature since it was founded in 1929 by then-Ohio First Lady Martha Kinney Cooper (an avid reader who wanted a collection of books by Ohio authors in the Governor’s Mansion). Its tagline […]

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How to Turn History into Empathy with Jennifer Chiaverini

Tyler Clementi Tyler Clementi How to Turn History into Empathy with Jennifer Chiaverini

Want to create empathy for people who lived more than one hundred years ago? Learn from Jennifer Chiaverini, a New York Times bestselling author who visits the Book Loft on March 9 for a reading and book signing event. Chiaverini is bringing her newest book, Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule, with her. The historical fiction […]

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Breakfast with Nick Relaunches Site, Reworking Book

Walker Evans Walker Evans Breakfast with Nick Relaunches Site, Reworking Book

Nick Dekker is hands-down the most well known connoisseur of breakfast foods in Columbus, with over seven years of blogging on the topic under his belt and recognition from the New York Post earlier this year to boot. Yesterday, Dekker unveiled a new look to his site that he hopes will help in taking things […]

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