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Research has shown the importance of early childhood education. Children who attend quality pre-K programs can acquire academic, social and emotional skills that help form the foundation of their future success.

A Photographic Look At The Best Local Record Stores

Oct 13, 2017

A new photo book celebrating Cincinnati record stores has been released, just in time for gift-giving season. 

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Drew Tarvin is a native Cincinnatian and former Procter & Gamble project manager turned comedian. He calls himself a Humor Engineer who teaches people how to get better results at work while having more fun and less stress.

A new book from Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni tells her personal story of meeting, and later working for, iconic American artist Andy Warhol

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For 13 years, writer and artist Julie Zickefoose has been drawing, painting and writing about wild birds from her 80 acre sanctuary in Appalachian Ohio. 

New Novel Explores Teens' Perceptions Of 9/11

Sep 18, 2017
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While the events of 9/11 are etched into the minds of most adult Americans, teenagers have no real memory of that tragic day. Most of them weren't even alive. 

A New Biography Of Marvel Legend Stan Lee

Sep 15, 2017

Prior to his appearance at the Cincinnati Comic Expo, local author Bob Batchelor has just published his biography of legendary Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee

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In her latest book, GRUNT: The Curious Science of Humans at War, author Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings alive in the extreme circumstances of war.

Wake is a new children's book written and illustrated by the mother-daughter duo Leah Busch and Shawn Dougherty

New York Times bestselling author Jane Green is back with a new novel, perfect for that end-of-summer read. 

Author J.R. Ward's latest novel is set in a town that seems suspiciously similar to Louisville, Kentucky. 

This weekend's Cincinnati Music Festival is the current name for what began decades ago as The Ohio Valley Jazz Festival

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You may not have heard of him, but as the highest-paid and most-read reporter of his era, Odd McIntyre achieved great fame and fortune in the early decades of the twentieth century. 

The Secret Lives Of Animals

Jul 26, 2017
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Dr. Roland Kays is renowned for his research on animal movement, using the latest technology to determine patterns of species as small as bats. He is the head of the Biodiversity Lab at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science and a Research Professor in the Fisheries, Wildlife & Conservation Program at NC State University. He has also published “Candid Creatures: How Camera Traps Reveal the Mysteries of Nature,” the first major book to reveal the secret lives of animals through motion-sensitive game cameras. 

With Their Popularity, How Are Salmon Faring These Days?

Jul 14, 2017

Salmon is on the menu of almost every restaurant these days, but what is the state of salmon fishing and farming? 

J. Allen Hynek is known as the father of modern UFO theory and authored three books (The UFO Experience: A Scientific Inquiry (Collector's Library of the Unknown); The Hynek UFO report; and The Hynek UFO Report: What the Government Suppressed and Why) and coined the phrase "close encounters of the third kind." 

Jeremy Simmons is the founder and editor of the Cincinnati Book Review, providing critical literary analysis, currently focusing on fiction titles. 

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Mary McNear's latest novel, The Light in Summer, introduces readers to the small community of Butternut Lake, based on the author's summertime getaway as a child. 

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Dr. Robin Ganzert is the president and CEO of the American Humane Association, which works to protect animals and children from abuse and harm. She also serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the ALS Association, and on the advisory board for the Mary J. Blige and Steve Stoute Foundation for the Advancement of Women Now.

There's a new book out about Cincinnati favorite Jimmy Buffett, who'll make his annual visit to Riverbend on July 8. 

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