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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

Photo by Bill Steen

Popular 'Seed Library' Expands to 8th Location

Program focuses on coaching people on gardening, food preservation.

Artist and author Joanna Frueh talks about her latest work, "A Short Story About a Big Healing".

Artist Shares Breast Cancer Survival Story in Book

Joanna Frueh underwent a double mastectomy, less than a year later she published her eighth work.

Rebecca Brukman. 11/14/12.
Man walks in front of Main Public Library in Tucson, Ariz.

Pima Library Offering Free Digital Magazine Loans

New service allows cardholders unlimited magazine downloads

Wyoming author Craig Johnson speaks of his successful mystery series, which has recently been adapted for television as "Longmire".

From Book Pages to the Small Screen

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

40 Years of Chronicling Gay Experience

Novelist, essayist Edmund White visits Tucson, to discuss career, latest writings.

The book "Ground/Water: The Art, Design and Science of a Dry River", is described as "an ode to a dry river, the kind of river most familiar to those who dwell in Southern Arizona."

Missing Element in AZ Rivers: Water

Book - 'ode to a dry river' - analyzes arid region

Donate Food, Reduce Library Fines

One non-perishable food item writes off $1 in late fines through Saturday

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