In "End of Days," author James L. Swanson provides a basic, clear-eyed, and complete narrative of Nov. 22, 1963, plus its prologue and aftermath.
November 22, 2013
My book “Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs” has been having a good run lately, so I stopped in to check the Amazon reviews. I should have known better. What a mistake.
November 15, 2013
Alaska author Marybeth Holleman will be launching her new book, "Among Wolves," at the Loussac Library in Anchorage on Sunday, Oct. 20. The book is a collection of log notes and observations from the late Gordon Haber, who started observing wolves at Denali National Park in the 1960s while he worked for the National Park Service.
October 18, 2013
Long winters mean plenty of time for reading, and with cooler weather and holiday gift-giving on its way, Alaskans should take note of some upcoming titles set in familiar locales.
October 17, 2013
A classic book on bush flying, published in 1945 and long since forgotten to many, will soon be back in circulation. "The Flying North" reveals how far Alaska aviation has come, and how some challenges withstand the tests of time and technology.
October 16, 2013
Iñupiaq poet Joan Naviyuk Kane’s second book, Hyerboreal, won the 2012 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry and will be released later this month from University of Pittsburgh Press.
October 15, 2013
The uniquely Alaska book fair will bring in writers from across the state, including some from right here at the Alaska Dispatch at Alaska Pacific University.
October 11, 2013
Extracts of Helen Fielding's latest instalment of the Bridget Jones's series were published in the Sunday Times Magazine. Some fans took to Twitter to express their shock at the demise of Darcy.
September 29, 2013
Anchorage writer Cinthia Ritchie's latest essay, “Running,” gets national credit in the latest "Best American Sports Writing" anthology.
September 22, 2013
"Pride and Prejudice," a powerful story about love, but also about English snobbery, manipulation, human weakness, and poverty, has earned iconic status since first being published in 1813.
September 14, 2013