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CU Podcast #37: Coffee with Rob Coats

Walker Evans Walker Evans

In this week’s podcast we sit down with Rob Coats, the Connectionaire. Rob is a local networking professional who recently published his first book titled Connect & Grow Rich. We sat down with Rob to discuss his thoughts on personal networking, social media, and what the future holds for this young entrepreneur. You can use […]


Best Book of 2009: The Help

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The Columbus Underground Unofficial Online Book Club was alive and well in 2009, with many different books being regularly discussed. Our reader’s poll revealed that Kathryn Stockett’s debut novel The Help ended up being the most popular read of the year. This fictional tale is set in 1960s Mississippi and explores the race relations between […]

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The Women’s Book Honors Columbus Women

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The Women’s Book, an organization that aims to promote and inspire women in Columbus, will host a party on Thursday evening at Franklin Park Conservatory honoring 40 women leaders. Community leader TaKeysha Sheppard Cheney founded The Women’s Book last year to connect women with networking and career development opportunities. A coffee table book highlighting each […]

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DVD Journal, Democratizing Short Films

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The Journal of Short Film is a locally published quarterly DVD collection of short video/film from around the world. In its newest volume, #15, the Journal continues its voice of democratized film distribution, while offering a selection of films along the perimeter of both experimental and documentary practices.

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Local Author Honored in International Competition

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami

Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group has named Hero For Christ: Thirty Ways You Can Be More Like Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Twenty More World-Changing Christians a finalist for the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the category Best Religious Non-Fiction. The Indie Book Awards were established to recognize and honor the […]


Best Book of 2008: Hot, Flat, and Crowded

Anne Evans Anne Evans

The “Books” section of the Columbus Underground Messageboard is our unofficial online book club, and 2008 saw a surge of new titles being discussed there. The one that stood above the rest in our online reader survey and won the title of “Best Book of 2008” was Hot, Flat, and Crowded by Thomas L. Friedman. […]


Historic Clintonville & Beechwold Book Release

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A new book about the history of the Clintonville and Beechwold neighborhoods of Columbus will be released next Monday, January 12th. The 128-page book belongs to the “Images of America” series from Arcadia Publishing and was written by longtime local Clintonville resident, Shirley Hyatt. The book’s official website details the evolution of these neighborhoods from […]


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