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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Larry Brown

‘Joe’ — not the book, but pretty close

Movie versions of books often leave a lot out and a lot to be desired. An exception, Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks writes after watching a special screening earlier this week, might be the film version of the late Larry Brown’s novel, “Joe.” (March 21, 2014, Page 4A)

Turning the page on a late start

Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks laments the late start he got on all of the music and literature Oxford has to offer, but adds that he, like his favorite author, Larry Brown, is making the best of the situation regardless of when he got hooked. (November 8, 2013, Page 4A)

Pat Conroy’s visit special for many reasons

Southern story-teller Pat Conroy will be visiting the Lafayette-Oxford-University community Friday on a promotional tour for his latest book, “The Death of Santini.” Editor Don Whitten takes a look back at a previous Conroy visit through the eyes of Square Books owner Richard Howorth. (October 28, 2013, Page 4A)

Library named ‘literary landmark’

The Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library has been named a literary landmark by United for Libraries in honor of the late author Larry Brown. (June 19, 2013, Page 1, 2)

Just exactly what is a ‘normal’ dog?

Editor Don Whitten writes about the two four-legged members of the family, rescue dogs Bo and Tebow, and wonders if they’re “normal” or not. (March 14, 2013, Page 4)

Finally finding Faulkner

EAGLE Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks admits it – until recently, he’d never read any of William Faulkner’s work. Now, after working on this year’s “Remembering Faulkner” special section and reading Jack Sacco’s book about Faulkner and Bobby Little, he’s planning to find out more about, and read more from, Mr. Faulkner. (December 28, 2012, Page 4A)

Thank Your Local Firefighter Day – every day

Firefighters and fire trucks are not something that you really want to see around your home or place of business, but it’s still good to know they’re there. Editor Don Whitten takes a closer look at their professionalism during a recent unplanned visit to The Oxford EAGLE. (August 17, 2012, Page 4A)

Gifts that have a long shelf life

For News Editor Jonathan Scott, Christmas and books are practically synonymous. With the big shopping weekend coming up, Scott takes the opportunity to point out the large number of local authors and locally-oriented books that are available for those looking for gift ideas. (November 23, 2011, Page 4A)

Jeff Callaway; A Lesson in Longevity

OXFORD TOWN – Local musician Jeff Callaway  is carving a niche for himself as a well-rounded frontman these days. Check out Oxford Town Lifestyle Columnist George Atkins’ feature on the popular musician on Page 16 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town.. (September 29, 2011, Page 16)

Author Mark Richard set for Off Square Books next Wednesday (Feb. 23)

OXFORD TOWN – Author Mark Richard will be in Oxford on Wednesday, Feb. 23, hosting a book signing and reading at Off Square Books in support of his recently released memoir, “House of Prayer No. 2: A Writer’s Journey Home.” Page 5 in this issue of Oxford Town has full details about the former Grisham writer-in-residence’s return to Oxford next week. Also, Oxford Town columnist Jim Dee’s shares fond memories of the author in his weekly column “Lies and Other Truths” on Page 6. (February 17, 2011, Page 5, 6)

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