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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. 

Mammoth Cave is one of the most popular national parks, and a favorite of hikers and families from the tristate area. But how much do you know about the miles of caves in the park? 

What Ohio Reveals About Post-Recession America

Jun 28, 2017
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As Ohio Goes is a familiar phrase, especially during election season. The Buckeye State has voted for the winner in every presidential election but two. That prompted author Rana Khoury, a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Northwestern University, to ask the question, if the nation follows Ohio, where is America headed?

Lisa Gardner's bestselling D.D. Warren crime novel, Find Her, is now out in paperback. 

Former Enquirer editor Dennis Hetzel has combined his love of politics and sports in his new novel. 

Comedian and regular panelist on Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me, Paula Poundstone, has just released her book The Totally Unscientific Study of The Search for Human Happiness

Author Matthew Shepherd has written a new book to encourage all gardeners to plant bee-friendly plants. 

The Appeal Of Adult Coloring Books

Jun 9, 2017

The fascination with, and enjoyment of, adult coloring books continues, with new titles being released each week. 

Local artist Will Hillenbrand has just illustrated a new children's book from author Maureen Wright

Author Patricia Lockwood, who spent part of her life here in Cincinnati, has written about growing up with a father who was once an atheist, then a Lutheran minister and, eventually, a married Catholic priest. 

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On June 29, 2009, Air National Guard Major “MJ” Hegar was shot down while on a medevac mission on her third tour in Afghanistan.  Wounded, she fought the enemy and saved the lives of her crew and their patients. After she came home she began a new battle: to give women who serve on the front lines the credit they deserve.

Bestselling author David Baldacci is back with a new Amos Decker mystery. 

100 million – that's the number of books sold by bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark

Local author Patrick Edwards' book Space Tripping is the most recent Nerdist Contest winner, beating out 100+ other sci-fi submissions. 

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