These books allow us all to fly, to see other worlds, to come back seeing our world anew.
Rob Cline Books Apr. 30, 2022 7:00 am
Mary Helen Stefaniak’s latest novel, a mystery, is set in a nursing home where the game ends once its creators die.
Wendy Henrichs Books Apr. 23, 2022 6:00 am
Livy's alter ego — Viola — is the dark-side voice in her head that’s always overpowering her with negative talk in ‘Living with Viola.’
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Next Page Books and CSPS will present “An Evening with Page & Performance Poets” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 28. The event will feature 10 of the area’s outstanding published, page, performance and emerging poets.
Rob Cline Books Apr. 16, 2022 7:00 am
Iowa City author Erik Therme recently released “If She Wakes,” the follow-up to his novel “If She Dies,” which recounted the story of a mother beset by grief and the dangerous decisions she makes as a result.
Books Apr. 1, 2022 7:15 am
A suggestion from a friend got Jennifer Fawcett started on a book project — a project that would eventually become her debut (and quite scary) novel “Beneath the Stairs.”
Books Mar. 26, 2022 7:00 am
“Behind the Big House: Reconciling Slavery, Race, and Heritage in the U.S. South,” by Jodi Skipper, provides insight on how to fully tell the difficult history of slavery in the U.S. The book is out now from the University of Iowa Press.
Books Feb. 26, 2022 7:00 am
Jennifer Ohman-Rodriguez, who lives and works in Eastern Iowa, lost her husband of 21 years to drowning while on a family vacation. In the aftermath, she began writing in a journal. Over time, that journal formed the basis for the book “A Time to Mourn and a Time to Dance: A Love Story of Grief, Trauma, Healing, and Faith.”