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Gulp! - Adventures in the Alimentary Canal

Science writer Mary Roach discusses her latest book, an in-depth look at the science of food - and other things people can swallow.

Arizona's Scenic Contribution to Movie, Television History

New book explores how Southern Arizona's landscapes became iconic representations of the American West.

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.

Kaleidoscopic Look at Bradbury, Famous Sci-Fi Writer

Essay collection explores his life and different dimensions of his work; fans will be able to find it at Tucson Festival of Books' Science City.

Award Winning Artist Expresses Admiration for Ravens

Common bird is considered playful and intelligent, connected to mythology and symbolism.

New Book is First Comprehensive Biography of Ted DeGrazia

Veteran journalists James and Marilyn Johnson became intrigued by Arizona artist's mystery, myths surrounding who he was.

A Real Game Changer Turns 40

Dungeons & Dragons, the first fantasy role-playing game, taught players to create imaginary worlds using math, maps, and lots of dice

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in testimony before Senate Judiciary Committee Jan. 30, 2013.

Giffords Working on Book About Gun Control

Will be based on essay former Arizona congresswoman wrote for The New York Times; will be titled "Enough."

Author Presents His Theory on JFK Assassination in Book

As the 50th anniversary of the tragedy approaches, Dr. Richard Buyer discusses what he believes is the truth behind Kennedy's death.

French Graphic Novel Tells Story of Tucson Music Scene

A new graphic novel released in Europe highlights the music scene and culture of Tucson.

A conversation with two members of the U of A College of the Humanities about the annual Humanities Week celebration, happening October 7-11, 2013.

UA Humanities Week Celebrates Themes That Endured Time

This year's event will showcase works throughout history that have withstood; activities include poetry and prose readings.

A conversation about literature which may have been considered too controversial or challenging in the age which it was written.

Banned Books Week Celebrates Freedom to Read

Runs from Sept. 22-28, co-sponsored by the American Library Association.

Pima County Library to Accept Online Payments

Board of supervisors unanimously approved new policy to pay for late fees wherever there is a computer at reach.

A book written by Patrisia Gonzalez about thing such as natural law and the role of spirituality in Red Medicine.

New Book Discusses Native American Healing Practices

Author wrote about indigenous systems of healing that include birthing practices, dreaming, purification rites.

TUSD's Mexican American Studies Program has officially been shut down and books related to the curriculum have been removed from classrooms as well. A Latino literary organization based in Houston Texas organized a caravan of authors and activists to deliver a supply of books in question to students and teachers. When Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal ruled that TUSD Mexican American Studies classes violated state law, libraries from 11 schools requested the books and district spokeswoman Cara Rene now says there are 112 copies of these books throughout the district.

Book with Descriptive Sex Scene Removed from High School

School in Sierra Vista discarded it from 10-grade English class amid parental complaint.

Sound Fiction: Jillian Cantor's "Margot"

Hear an excerpt from a novel that imagines an alternate life story for Anne Frank's sister if she had survived The Holocaust

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