In David Pepper's third novel, The Voter File, foreign interference threatens our elections. Recently unemployed political reporter Jack Sharpe follows a lead about a special election in Wisconsin with a suspicious outcome and uncovers a plot to change the results of U.S. elections all over the country.
Prohibition took away legal alcohol in America, but brought with it opportunity for clever criminals, including George Remus, who built his bourbon empire with feet on both sides of the Ohio River. He lived in a grand mansion in Price Hill, and later died in the care of a nurse in Covington.
Cincinnati Edition speaks with author Don Bentley about his new book, Without Sanction, and how his real life experiences flying Apache helicopters in Afghanistan, being awarded a Bronze Star, and working for FBI intelligence helped inspire the fictional story.
Yes, current polls suggest that this year's presidential election could come down to two septuagenarians in Republican President Donald J. Trump and independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who currently leads the race for the Democratic nomination.
Sure, there are lots of biographies about America's first president. But author Alexis Coe - an historian who has appeared on CNN and the History Channel, and who has contributed to The New York Times, The New Yorker, and other publications - wanted to take a deeper dive.
The year 2020 will make 100 years since American women won the right to vote in U.S. presidential elections. While many thoughts of the suffragist movement gin up images of civil protests, there was much more going on in the fight for progress before 1920.
A few decades ago, it seemed the days of independent bookstores were numbered. First came Barnes & Noble chain to crush the mom-and-pop shops. Then in 1995, Amazon's arrival led to a significant decrease in the number of independent bookstores. When Amazon launched the Kindle e-reader in 2007, it seemed likely it would deal the final blow. But the unexpected happened.
As part of a program designed to spark meaningful dialogue about the tough issues surrounding race and racism, the YWCA Greater Cincinnati is partnering with local libraries, bookstores and universities to discuss the YA fictional book by author Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give.
Former Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Mark Curnutte shares a powerful memory of attending Church of the Resurrection in Bond Hill after his recovery from cancer. In the church, he is embraced as he weeps, overcome with emotion. He uses this moment to reflect on his decades of reporting in a new book Across the Color Line: Reporting 25 Years in Black Cincinnati.
Northern Kentucky University professor Banwari Mittal talked with more than 500 people across 30 states and 50 cities to find people's ideas and feelings about what it means to be happy. He posed the same five questions to each, and found a broad range of interpretations.
As a first-time mother, journalist Dani McClain had questions about how best to provide for her young daughter. What she discovered from interviews with other women is that black motherhood is nothing short of revolutionary.