In “They Called Us Enemy,” the “Star Trek” actor’s new graphic novel memoir from Top Shelf, Takei tells the story of his family being removed from their homes in 1942 and sent by train to an internment camp — a euphemism, Takei notes archly, for imprisonment — in southeast Arkansas.
Tom Graves' comic novel 'Pullers' is set in the world of competitive arm wrestling.
By Tom Williams, Curbside Splendor Publishing, $15.96 (paperback).
Plus, Douglas Blackmon and Books in Bloom in Eureka Springs.
Trista Harris, Jay Ruud and more.
Food for fines and more.
And a new teen section for the Main Library.
Better known as an accomplished poet, Jo McDougall has turned her considerable talent to writing a memoir about the vibrant rice farm where she grew up in Southeast Arkansas.
Among other visiting authors in the month of June.
Among other visiting authors in the month of May.
And more visiting authors in the month of April.
The new incarnation of the UCA Department of Writing-based Exquisite Corpse Annual, will celebrate its release on Friday, March 4, with the "Toad Suck Review Launchapalooza" on the rooftop of Michelangelo's in Conway.
The big release of the month came earlier this week, when Pantheon released "The Illumination," the latest novel from Little Rock author Kevin Brockmeier.
P. Allen Smith and Maya Angelou, two Arkansas celebrities perhaps not thought of primarily as chefs, released cookbooks late last year.
Mark Spitzer, Marshall Chapman and other upcoming author events in and around Central Arkansas.
Sedaris, birding and all the month's book events.
Paul Reyes delves into the human side of the housing crisis; C.D. Wright peels back bygone racial turmoil.
New books about race and sports at Central High and the musical Browns are here; a new John Grisham novel is on the horizon.
North Little Rock natives Mark and Matt Jacobs have written a new book of food-related factoids that looks promising.