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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

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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 […]


Waldenbooks closing, City Center nearly empty

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Downtown bookseller to close doors Thursday, September 4, 2008 BY MARLA MATZER ROSE Waldenbooks posted a notice this week advising shoppers its last day of operation will be Sept. 13. Most merchandise was marked down between 40 percent and 75 percent. Business was brisk today, with many people buying multiple items. Waldenbooks’ […]


The Book Suite coming in Sept to King Lincoln District

Walker Evans Walker Evans

I just received word this morning via email that another new business will be opening up on Long Street soon in the up-and-coming King Lincoln District. The Book Suite is scheduled to open the first week of September at 887 East Long Street, next door to the Urban Spirit Coffee Shop. Few details are available […]


The Library Store at the Columbus Metro Library

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Alive wrote Beyond books By Brittany Kress June 5, 2008 Parking at the Columbus Metropolitan Library Downtown is free again for under-an-hour visits. Just don’t expect to take advantage of that for trips that include The Library Store, where you’ll want to pick up, flip over, read and otherwise examine every single thing. That’s […]


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