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A Tucson Festival of Books attendee shares a book he loves.

A Book I Love

Early reccommendations for your Summer reading list from visitors to the 2014 Tucson Festival of Books.

Mar 20, 2014
Javier Duran, executive director at the University of Arizona Confluence Center for Creative Inquiry, discusses the Confluence Center's presence at the Festival of Books.

Events Present Cross-Cultural Dialogues of Border Life, Art

The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry presents "Voices Across Borders" at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend.

Mar 13, 2014
"Longmire" premiered on the A&E Network on June 3, 2012, with Robert Taylor in the title role

From Book Pages to the Small Screen

Author Craig Johnson talks about the inspiration for his Sheriff Walt Longmire mystery series.

Mar 1, 2013
Kee Malesky in a characteristic pose

Kee Malesky

Her name may be a familiar one, but what does being an NPR librarian actually mean? Find out about her new book "Learn Something New Every Day: 365 Facts to Fulfill Your Life"

Dec 6, 2012
Copies of "Chicano! The History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement" on a shelf at Tucson Magnet High School's library.

Book Club Discusses Literary Works No Longer Taught At TUSD

The Mexican American Studies Book Club meets for the first time

May 18, 2012

Poetry Off The Page

The U of A Poetry Center's spring symposium brings together cutting edge literary talent for a celebration of the creative freedom of poetry.

May 11, 2012
"The Land of Painted Caves", the sixth & final book in Jean Auel's epic 'Earth's Children' series, was published in 2011

Author Jean M. Auel

The creator of the prehistoric world of The Clan of the Cave Bear series talks about the inspiration for her work.

Feb 16, 2012

'Long Road Home'

Author Jeffrey J. Mariotte reads a seasonal tale about some of the emotions the holidays stir in those who are missing a loved one.

Dec 22, 2011
Rapper Tupac Shakur's posthumous collection of poems offers scans of the original manuscripts for comparison

Celebrity Poets

An exhibit at the U of A's Poetry Center celebrates verse written by celebrities like Leonard Nimoy, Jimmy Carter, Viggo Mortensen and Dolly Parton.

Dec 15, 2011
Author Leslie Marmon Silko draws inspiration from the wilderness around her Tucson home.

Acclaimed writer Leslie Marmon Silko shares secrets from "The Turquoise Ledge"

Her first book in ten years explores her own life and that of the Sonoran Desert in a non-linear fashion.

Sep 15, 2011

Tucson 'Bloomsday' A Celebration of Irish Culture

Annual gathering honoring Joyce's book 'Ulysses' mixes oration, song and Irish pride.

Jul 21, 2011
Lisa Napoli, in front of a group of Bhutanese youth from the READ Global Library in Ura, Bhutan.

How Lisa Napoli Found Her "Radio Shangri-La"

A mid-life crisis sent this successful public radio producer to Bhutan, where she helped establish the nation's first youth-oriented community radio station.

Mar 11, 2011
The first memorial erected in honor of the three scouts is at Josephine Saddle, halfway between the Madera Canyon Lodge and the summit of Mt. Baldy.

Exploring the story behind the deaths of three Boy Scouts near Tucson in 1958

Tucson author Cathy Hufault recounts the tragedy that sparked the largest search for missing persons in Arizona history

Dec 17, 2010

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