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Write Here: Literature Set in Ohio

Nothing against Michigan, but there’s something about Ohio that inspires great works of literature, from Sherwood Anderson’s influential stories of pre-industrial small-town life, to Toni Morrison’s powerful portraits of race and identity. As the Ohioana Book Festival approaches, we’ll talk to authors who find inspiration from the Buckeye State.

All Sides Weekend: Books

Not quite done with your summer reading list? Neither are we. This week, host Christopher Purdy and his bookish minions gather to discuss what’s new in the literary world. We’ll get their picks and hear what’s got you reading by candlelight as the days get shorter. We’ll also learn about all the great stuff coming up at Thurber House.

All Sides Weekend: Books

Have you visited your local library lately? Well, you should. Where else can you peruse a thousand books, learn a foreign language, chat with your neighbors and get homework help all at the same time? This hour of All Sides Weekend, we’ll talk to a Columbus Metro Library manager about what’s coming up, and get our book critics’ latest lit picks.