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Wilkes-Barre publisher’s ‘Walk, Don’t Run: A Rockin’ and Rollin’ Memoir’ named ‘Indie Groundbreaking Book’

Wilkes-Barre publisher’s ‘Walk, Don’t Run: A Rockin’ and Rollin’ Memoir’ named ‘Indie Groundbreaking Book’

From a press release: Independent Publisher, the “voice of the independent publishing industry,” named “Walk, Don’t Run: A Rockin’ and Rollin’ Memoir” as its “Indie Groundbreaking Book” for the month of May. The reviewer, Craig Manning, declared that the book “captures the excitement and heart of the rock ’n’ roll dream.” This is the latest […]

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Scranton Radical Book Fair with free market and lectures held at Marywood in Scranton on April 9

Scranton Radical Book Fair with free market and lectures held at Marywood in Scranton on April 9

From a press release: The annual Scranton Radical Book Fair and Really Really Free Market, held this year on Saturday, April 9 starting at noon in the Nazareth Student Center at Marywood University in Scranton, aims to promote the ideas of social, environmental, and economic justice in the area. The book fair will include an […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2016

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2016

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books (and sometimes movies) available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches.

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Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre is seeking writers for 2016 Word Fountain relaunch

Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre is seeking writers for 2016 Word Fountain relaunch

From a press release: After a long hiatus, a new editing staff is working toward a spring relaunch of Word Fountain, the literary magazine of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre, and they’re seeking emerging and established writers to send in fresh stories, poems, flash fiction, essays, brief memoirs, and other short pieces. The first […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for August 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for August 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books (and sometimes movies) available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches. Also, be sure […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for March 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for March 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches.

 Rich Howells

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: ‘Fifty Shades’ of abuse – the gray area of Christian Grey’s behavior

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: ‘Fifty Shades’ of abuse – the gray area of Christian Grey’s behavior

Like many men who are writing about “Fifty Shades of Grey,” either the book or the movie adaptation that was released this past weekend, I have not experienced this phenomenon personally – I’m simply an observer attempting to make sense of something popular that I have no connection to or interest in whatsoever. Why write […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for February 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches. We also have a movie recommendation […]

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LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for January 2015

LIBRARY STAFF PICKS: Read the recommended books for January 2015

Every month, the staff of the Osterhout Free Library in Wilkes-Barre offers their recommendations for new or classic books available through the Luzerne County Library System. Donate to the library and subscribe to the Osterhout Insider newsletter to keep up-to-date with what’s happening at the Osterhout and its branches.