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In her memoir “The Glass Castle,” Jeannette Walls says, “One benefit of summer was that each day we had more light to read by.”

For author Elin Hilderbrand, the art of the beach novel is very much a matter of location.

Kaiser—American bulldog mix

Get ready for poolside reading with these Southern Arizona authors.

Who doesn’t want to change the world? I’m trying to change my little part of it.

The stories of Southern Arizona’s intriguing and surprising weather — snow, flooding, tornadoes, heat — come from the pages of the Star.

This is the latest in a series about what’s going on in the Pima County Public Library.

Juan Felipe Herrera spent Friday morning at Davis Bilingual Elementary Magnet School.

Laura Coffey lives in Seattle with her husband, son, and their two senior dogs, Frida and Manny. "My Old Dog" is her first book.

Ten things you might not have thought about doing at the Tucson Festival of Books

Cookbook author Dorie Greenspan loves the combo; you'll find it often in her new book

Tucsonans have long thought of public artist Barbara Grygutis as our own.

Tucson writer Lee Anne Gallaway-Mitchell is among the winners in the fifth annual Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards Writing Competition.

Accessible parking and how to arrange other accommodations. 

The Star paviion is offering singular lineup of journalist-authors who rely on deep reporting, muscular writing and down-to-earth humor to find the truth and tell stories.

The floods of 1983 and the big snow event in 1971 are covered.

Southern Arizona’s J.A. Jance heads out on a book tour for her new thriller, “Man Overboard.”

Friends of the Festival have first access to the tickets; public ticketing begins March 6.

The Arizona Daily Star hosted a panel discussion to help attendees learn about book festival phone apps, the website TucsonFestivalofBooks.org and how to get free tickets to the larger venues. Video by Johanna Eubank, Arizona Daily Star

No plans tonight? Learn to make the most of the third largest book event in the nation.

Like many UA students, Joe Coughlin calls California home. But the restaurateur gives new meaning to "long-distance learner."

Separate, distinct pieces literary-focused pieces come together in the Tucson Festival of Books 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 11-12 and blanket the University of Arizona Mall.

Expo speakers will include Mark Coker, the founder of Smashwords, one of the largest ebook publishers in the world. 

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