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FV Story Time

Evanced Signup RSS - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 1:34pm
When: Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:00 AM
Where: Fraser Valley Library at Fraser Valley Urban Community Meeting Room

Story Hour is a fun, interactive, early literacy program designed for children under the age of 6 years (though, all ages are welcome). Come to socialize, read books, and familiarize your child with the wonderful world of the library! Please call 726-5689 for more information.                                                     

Grand County deputies investigate report of police impersonator

Local News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 12:05pm
Grand County Sheriff’s deputies are actively investigating a report of a police impersonator that occurred Saturday night along Highway 34, according to a posting by the Sheriff’s Office.The incident involved two suspect vehicles, a white sedan with no visible markings and an unknown second vehicle with flashing red and blue lights.“We take these crimes very seriously and they will not be tolerated,” the Sheriff’s Office Facebook posting says. “Please contact any law enforcement agency if you see any suspicious activity.”The posting points out that all of deputies are prepared to provide official credentials upon request and will provide a business …

ArtsBeat: Carrie Brownstein’s Book Tour to Kick Off in Brooklyn

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:47am
Carrie Brownstein will be traveling to 11 cities across the United States this fall to promote her memoir, “Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl,” due in October.









Grand County Search and Rescue locates missing hiker

Local News - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 11:01am
On Friday, Aug. 28, at 3:30 p.m., Grand County Search and Rescue was paged for a missing 69-year-old woman who became separated from her hiking party en route from Stanley Peak to the Broome Hut via the Nystrom Trail. The hiking party indicated the group had left Stanley Peak after summiting in the early afternoon. The group further stated the missing woman had been seen near the Broome Hut but had turned around and proceeded west back up the trail toward the Nystrom Trail.GCSAR requested aerial reconnaissance from Colorado Flight For Life, and ground support from the Winter Park Resort …

Novelist Amy Stewart Turns 1914 Traffic Accident Into 'Girl Waits With Gun'

NPR Books - Mon, 08/31/2015 - 3:38am

Steve Inskeep talks to Amy Stewart about her novel Girl Waits With Gun. It's based on the story of a woman who went on to become one of the first female deputy sheriffs in early 20th century America.

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The Glimmering Sheen Of A Wide World Seen From Inside A Bubble

NPR Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 4:09pm

The teen heroine of Nicola Yoon's debut novel, Everything, Everything, has a disorder that bars her from leaving her house. Still, her world is vast, filled with writings, drawings — and new love.

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Oliver Sacks, Renowned Neurologist And Author, Dies At 82

NPR Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 6:53am

His book Awakenings, about reviving patients from a catatonic state, was turned into a 1990 film. He also wrote more than a dozen other books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.

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A Young Woman Goes 'Underground In Berlin' To Escape The Holocaust

NPR Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 6:19am

Hermann Simon's mother lived as a Jew in Berlin during World War II. Through cunning and disguise, Marie Jalowicz Simon managed to evade the Nazis right under their noses.

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Presenting: The Holy Romance Trinity Of J

NPR Books - Sun, 08/30/2015 - 5:03am

Blogger Sarah Wendell usually reads on a Kindle, but she treasures a row of crumbling paperbacks by authors she calls the Holy Romance Trinity of J: Jude Deveraux, Julie Garwood and Judith McNaught.

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For Carl Phillips, Poetry Is Experience Transformed — Not Transcribed

NPR Books - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 3:10pm

Phillips' new collection is both raw and refined, drawing on intimate experience while shunning autobiography. "I become uncomfortable when people make an equation between author and poem," he says.

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Edward St. Aubyn's 'A Clue To The Exit' Is Released In The U.S.

NPR Books - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 6:05am

Charlie Fairburn has been told he has six months to live. He's the central character in Edward St. Aubyn's novel, A Clue to the Exit. He speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about the book.

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Ursula K. Le Guin Steers Her Craft Into A New Century

NPR Books - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 6:04am

The famed novelist says that at 85 she no longer has the energy to write another book, but she's just released a revised and updated edition of her manual for aspiring writers, Steering the Craft.

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The Gentlemen Bastards Unfold Sumptuous Stories Within Stories

NPR Books - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 5:03am

This weekend, the NPR Books Time Machine is rewinding Scott Lynch's swashbuckling Gentleman Bastard series, a combination fantasy of manners, heist caper and heartfelt buddy comedy. With pirates.

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Making Sense Of A Tragedy, One Narrator At A Time

NPR Books - Sat, 08/29/2015 - 5:03am

June Reid has lost everyone she loves in one horrifying moment, but she's not the only one grieving. Bill Clegg's new novel tells of June's loss through the voices of those who know and encounter her.

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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of August 27, 2015

NPR Books - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 2:03pm

In Just Mercy, attorney Bryan Stevenson recounts his efforts to defend the poor, the wrongly condemned and women and children trapped in the criminal justice system. It appears at No. 5.

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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of August 27, 2015

NPR Books - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 2:03pm

In John Grisham's Gray Mountain, a New York City lawyer turned unpaid intern stumbles upon dangerous secrets in a small Appalachian community. It appears at No. 12.

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NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Nonfiction, Week Of August 27, 2015

NPR Books - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 2:03pm

In H is for Hawk, experienced falconer Helen Macdonald recounts her efforts to train a dangerous goshawk after her father dies. It appears at No. 8.

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NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of August 27, 2015

NPR Books - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 2:03pm

Debuting at No. 14, Lucia Berlin's A Manual for Cleaning Women finds moments of grace in cafeterias, laundromats and hotel dining rooms.

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NPR Bestsellers: Week Of August 27, 2015

NPR Books - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 2:03pm

The lists are compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide.

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ArtsBeat: Among Friends: Linda Rosenkrantz on ‘Talk’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 08/28/2015 - 9:51am
Ms. Rosenkrantz discusses her recently reissued 1968 book, which is made up of candid conversations about psychoanalysis, sex and art.









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