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Actor David Selby writes novel, ‘Promises of Love’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia actor David Selby has written a book about a complex family relationship in a small town.

“Promises of Love,” a work of fiction, is published by Headline Books of Terra Alta.

Selby,...

Actor David Selby writes novel, ‘Promises of Love’

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia actor David Selby has written a book about a complex family relationship in a small town.

“Promises of Love,” a work of fiction, is published by Headline Books of Terra Alta.

Selby, 74,...

WV Book Team: WVU Press digs deep on mine disasters
WV Book Team: WVU Press digs deep on mine disasters

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At West Virginia University Press, we’re proud to publish books that uncover the circumstances behind mine disasters in West Virginia. Over the years, we’ve published books about the 1907 Monongah Mine Disaster,...

Women revel in educational travel adventures
Women revel in educational travel adventures

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Pamela Bowen had never been on one. Rose Marie Ritter had been on 45.

So it was that last May 21, Ritter set out to share with Bowen just why she was hooked on traveling the country and the world to take part in the...

WV Book Team: Celebrate National Library Week
WV Book Team: Celebrate National Library Week

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This week, the West Virginia Library Commission supports public libraries across the state as communities across America celebrate National Library Week, a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians and...

2014 People’s Choice winners

Favorite Event: FestivALL

Favorite Specialty Drink: milkshakes, Ellen’s Homemade Ice Cream

Favorite Food Dish: grape pie, Pies & Pints

Favorite Lodging: Charleston Marriott Town Center

Favorite Retail/Boutique: Taylor...

W.Va. Book Festival returns with Neil Gaiman, Jodi Picoult, others
W.Va. Book Festival returns with Neil Gaiman, Jodi Picoult, others

One recent morning, Toni Blessing heard something that made her stop in her tracks.

“I was listening to the 'Book Riot' podcast, and they were talking about a big book event they're doing in New York City in early October,”...

Book chronicles W.Va. country music in photos
Book chronicles W.Va. country music in photos

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Ivan M. Tribe packed hundreds of photos into the newly released book “West Virginia’s Traditional Country Music,...

WV Book Team: Let prose help with DIY projects
WV Book Team: Let prose help with DIY projects

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — What is it about spring that has us rolling up our sleeves and fixing up the house? Whether you rent or own, there is no end to the creative projects you can tackle to make your space even more like home.

Get a fresh...

Mockingray: How movies based on books crush my soul
Mockingray: How movies based on books crush my soul

There was a time when I would be ecstatic about a book I loved being turned into a movie, counting down the days until I could see it in theaters.

Then as I started seeing more and more films based on my beloved books, I noticed a pattern...

Turley Richards sings out the tale of his life
Turley Richards sings out the tale of his life

Charleston native Turley Richards’ crazy-quilt, up-and-down life and performing career reads like a book.

Which is good since the 73-year-old blind singer-songwriter has written one....

WV Book Team: ‘Don’t Forget Me, Bro’
WV Book Team: ‘Don’t Forget Me, Bro’

“Don’t Forget Me, Bro” by John Michael Cummings. Stephen F. Austin University Press. 2014. 234 pages.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — It’s always hard to go home, especially when you’ve fled home for decades, only...

In Short: March 19-25, 2015

The first ArtWalk of 2015 takes place Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at participating galleries, studios and businesses throughout downtown Charleston.

Now in its 13th season, the free, self-guided...

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