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Scott Blackwood’s ‘See How Small’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Inspired by real events, Scott Blackwood’s novel imagines the aftermath of the murder of three teenage girls.






David Adam’s ‘The Man Who Couldn’t Stop’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
A guide to the science of obsessive-compulsive disorder, offered by a sufferer.






‘They Eat ­Horses, Don’t They?’ by Piu Marie Eatwell

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Debunking the myths and stereotypes about France.






‘The Sacrifice,’ by Joyce Carol Oates

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
In Joyce Carol Oates’s novel, a teenage girl is the alleged victim of a brutal rape.






‘The Girl From Human Street,’ by Roger Cohen

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
From Lithuania to South Africa, England, America and Israel, a journalist chronicles his family’s story of repeated upheaval.






‘The Girl on the Train,’ by Paula Hawkins

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
A psychological thriller of intersecting lives and betrayals.






Letters: ‘Among the Disrupted’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Readers respond to a recent essay by Leon Wieseltier.






Crime: Tom Cooper’s ‘The Marauders,’ and More

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Every last one of the gaudy characters in Tom Cooper’s first novel, “The Marauders,” has a story to tell about life on the Gulf Coast.






‘A Theory of the Drone,’ by Grégoire Chamayou

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
A French philosopher asks what drones mean for the moral basis of war.






Jenny Uglow’s ‘In These Times’

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
Jenny Uglow’s multifaceted history of the British home front during the Napoleonic wars.






‘Hall of Small Mammals,’ by Thomas Pierce

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
The characters of Thomas Pierce’s stories inhabit a strange world where reality meets irreality.






‘Only One Thing Can Save Us,’ by Thomas Geoghegan

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:35am
How the labor movement could survive and thrive.






ArtsBeat: Anne Enright Is Ireland’s First Fiction Laureate

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:28am
The novelist Anne Enright is the first person chosen as fiction laureate for Ireland.






Obituary: Jodi Choronzy

Local News - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 9:37am
Jodi Choronzy passed away on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, in Grand Lake, at the age of 64 after a well-fought struggle with cancer. Jodi was born on April 8, 1950, in Wichita, Kansas. She was born into a ranching family and her parents, Clarence and Mildred Schwabauer, as well as her brothers, owned ranches in Kansas, Arizona, Colorado and Montana. Jodi gained her life-long love of horses in her childhood and was a champion barrel racer. Jodi lived a life full of love and friendships. In her life, Jodi traveled extensively, making friends easily wherever she traveled. She lived in …

Should Ray Rice Get A Second Chance? 'Maybe,' Parcells Says

NPR Books - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:16am

In part two of David Greene's conversation with Bill Parcells, the football coach talks about how he dealt with players' drug use and about redemption for the former Baltimore Ravens running back.

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From Laundering To Profiteering, A Multitude Of Sins At The Vatican Bank

NPR Books - Fri, 01/30/2015 - 2:15am

In God's Bankers Gerald Posner explores the history of money, power and the church. During World War II, he says, the Vatican made money off of the life insurance policies of Jews sent to death camps.

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Safety device causes Granby power outage

Local News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:33pm
The lights went off in Granby Thursday. The entire town experienced a short power outage around mid-day. Rich Trostel, operations manager for Mountain Parks Electric, said service was out for approximately nine minutes in town and the outage affected about 1,700 customers. “It included pretty much everything from City Market north to Granby Dam,” said Trostel. According to Trostel the outage occurred as a result of safety fail-safe systems employed by linemen at Mountain Parks Electric. Line crews were working on hot power lines Thursday when a fault occurred in the line. Normally the fault would not have caused a …

The Gift Of Eternal Shelf Life: 'Tuck Everlasting' Turns 40

NPR Books - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:11pm

In Natalie Babbitt's celebrated classic, a young girl stumbles upon a secret spring and the family the spring has given eternal life to. Babbitt says she wrote the book to help kids understand death.

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‘Expresso Yourself’ at open mic in Winter Park

Local News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:53pm
Writing matters to Sue Volk, owner of the Mountain Grind Coffee Shop in Cooper Creek Square in Winter Park. So much so that she regularly contributes to a Facebook page called “writing matters” on which she shares short, poetic musings. Her affinity for creative expression started at a young age. “I grew up on a farm; we didn’t have a whole lot of entertainment,” said Volk, originally from North Dakota. “I always say boredom is the mother of creativity. If all of your entertainment needs are immediately met, you don’t have to dig deep and find ways to express yourself.” …

ALCO could stay open through February

Local News - Thu, 01/29/2015 - 3:05pm
The Fraser ALCO will stay open into February as liquidators continue to bring inventory into the store. “The official word we have from the bankruptcy court is that they’re trying to extend to keep the location open a little bit longer than Jan 31,” said Craig Clark. Clark, who is currently in the process of purchasing the shopping center through his LLC, Fraser Valley Shopping Center, said he believed ALCO could remain open “through February.” Clark also said Fraser residents could expect to see a coming soon banner in the shopping center “fairly shortly,” though he could not name the …
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