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Updated Feb 9, 2016 at 8:56 AM

When Seth Grahame-Smith came up with the idea for a mash-up of Jane Austen’s most popular book and a tale of today’s probably equally popular armies of the undead – resulting in the 2009 novel “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” – he had no idea that it would be such a huge success. He went on to have another hit with another genre novel, “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,” and though that book’s film adaptation fizzled at the box office, the new film of “PPZ” has some very strong buzz going.

Updated Feb 3, 2016 at 9:32 AM

Elizabeth Marro’s affecting and beautiful first novel, “Casualties,” does not shy away from shame, regret and self-loathing — the underside of parenting. She takes us places we don’t want to go, makes us look, makes us feel. Her characters’ journey...

Updated Nov 30, 2015 at 8:23 AM

Among the many local authors on tap for the upcoming event at the Carthage Public Library will be Bill Hart, with the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation.

Updated Nov 26, 2015 at 10:55 AM

“The Crossing” By Michael Connelly. Little, Brown and Co., New York, 2015. 388 pages. $28

Updated Nov 25, 2015 at 9:34 AM

Many authors, all from the Carthage area, will be together for the Second Annual Authors for the Holidays at the Carthage Public Library on Dec. 5.

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