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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Stephen King

Grisham, King, Conroy sequels read well

Sequels work in movies, usually, better than books. There are exceptions, however, and three book sequels out by popular authors are excellent examples. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the latest works by John Grisham, Stephen King and Pat Conroy which are follow-ups to novels from, literally, decades ago. (December 13, 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)

What’s on your summer reading list?

Summer is officially here and that means it’s time to get going with those summer reading lists. What’s on your list? Mysteries? Biographies? Sports? Romance novels. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at some options, including trying a bit of our best-known local author – William Faulkner. (June 25, 2012, Page 4)

Could recent attraction become addiction?

We’ve all heard about addictions to alcohol and gambling. Editor Don Whitten is a bit concerned he’s headed toward another type of addiction after his recent introduction to something that’s been around less than two decades and yet is already used by millions of people. (April 20, 2012, Page 4A)

James McMurtry, Jonny Burke tag team proud

OXFORD TOWN – Americana musician James McMurtry (pictured) is set to take the proud Larry’s stage tonight (June 2) at 9. Jonny Burke is scheduled to open the show. Check out Oxford Eagle Assistant News Editor Jeff Eubanks coverage of Stephen King’s favorite musician (McMurtry) as he rolls into Oxford for a night of classic Americana/rock at Larry’s. Eubanks’ feature begins on Page 9 in this week’s issue of Oxford Town. (June 2, 2011, Page 9)

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