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‘Elephant Company,’ by Vicki Constantine Croke

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:38pm
A man known as Elephant Bill had an almost mystical understanding of the animals, and trained them to help build bridges and evacuate refugees during World War II.

Bookshelf: Great Outdoors

New York Times Sunday Book Review - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:28am
New picture books include John Burningham’s “Picnic.”

Book News: Co-Author Of Book On How Not To Be Gored By A Bull Gets Gored

NPR Books - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:54am

Also: Police arrest a man in connection with an attack on author Colum McCann; Ted Scheinman asks his favorite writers what they do about writer's block.

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An 'Unexpected' Treat For Octavia E. Butler Fans

NPR Books - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 5:03am

When sci-fi legend Octavia E. Butler died in 2006, fans mourned the loss of works she could have written. Now, two unpublished stories are being released after a scholar found them among her papers.

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Guest Column: D.A. explains reason for dropping felony counts in 4th of July Ackerman case

Local News - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 9:33pm
One year ago, a collision occurred along U.S. Highway 34 between Granby and Grand Lake resulting in one man’s death and serious injuries to his wife and two of their children. Lucas Ackerman hit the family as they were attempting to cross the road on foot. He was initially charged with a single count of Vehicular Homicide, three counts of Vehicular Assault ­— all felonies — as well as one count of DUI (a traffic misdemeanor), and two counts of Child Abuse for having his own uninjured children in his vehicle while driving under the influence (both misdemeanors). I write …
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