Monthly Archives: October 2011

Nameless Night – What’s in a title?

In 2008, G. M. Ford published his first standalone novel, Nameless Night, featuring an amnesiac protagonist on a quest to find himself. Here’s the story in this excerpt from Ashland Mystery. G. M. Ford explains the premise of Nameless Night. … Continue reading

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Oregon Book and Author Fair AND The Ashland Public Library Annual Holiday Book Sale and Silent Auction

Next weekend southern Oregonians will have a chance to check out the new Oregon Book and Author Fair, the event formerly known (when it was help at the Ashland Springs Hotel) as the Southern Oregon Book and Author Fair. The … Continue reading

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Time to Hop on the Bookwagon

A lot of the book stores seem to concentrate in downtown Ashland. Let’s take a quick break from the chaos of theater, tourists and extravagant dining and visit a bookstore on the opposite side of town. Around the corner from … Continue reading

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The Week in Review

It’s been a busy week in Literary Ashland. First off, congratulations to Ashland’s Jennifer Margulis, who’s been awarded a prestigious Senior Fellowship at Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. This week featured an SOU Emergent Forms reading by … Continue reading

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County Line

I stayed up late last night reading Bill Cameron’s excellent noir tale County Line, which relies on his trademarked story within a story structure. The book features his Skin Kadash and Peter McKrall and explains the mysterious history of Ruby … Continue reading

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Around the Corner: The Book Exchange

For those of you that are not hip with the latest Ashland bookstore gossip: The Book Exchange has changed locations from next door to the Standing Stone Brewery in downtown Ashland. It is now located, since November, across the parking … Continue reading

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The Non-word of the Day

Over the summer I began thinking “What could I possibly tweet that would be interesting?” Here’s the plan. Beginning in January, Literary Ashland will tweet a non-word of the day. We’ll make up a word, and post its definition in … Continue reading

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Eavan Boland to Read in Ashland

Irish poet Eavan Boland will read her work at the Mountain Avenue Theater (that’s at Ashland High School) on October 20th at 7:30 pm. Boland is a Stanford University professor and the author of collections titled Domestic Violence, Against Love … Continue reading

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BOTSWANA COMES TO ASHLAND

Author Michael Stanley visited Bookwagon on October 7. Michael Stanley is actually two people, Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip, who have coauthored three mysteries set in the southern African nation of Botswana. The two are retired professors who now manage … Continue reading

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Soundpeace: The Land of Spiritual Books

Soundpeace, located in downtown Ashland next to Zoey’s Café and all Natural Ice Cream and across from the historic Ashland Springs Hotel, is the home of spiritual books and gifts for all types of people. Soundpeace specializes in books concerning … Continue reading

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