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This week is our third book for Black History Month! A professor at Penn State's Altoona campus recently won a Liberian Award, recognizing her work as critic, professor, and poet. Hear more about her poetry in this review.
Black History Month continues on BookMark. This week we're featuring a book of nonfiction that just reached its 50th year in print! Hear more from two local high school students.
BookMark kicks off Black History Month with this year's National Book Award winner in Poetry. It's sure to delight, and the poet, Terrance Hayes, will be reading in State College on February 10th!
Find out more about this year's pick for Centre County Reads. Described as a true-life novel, by the award-winning author of The Glass Castle, this new book is sure to be a treat.
When a NYC journalist visits State College and falls in love with a farmer, what happens next? Our review will tell you about the exciting new book that tells this true story.
In 1951, tissue samples from Henrietta Lacks arrived in a lab. Amazingly, the cells still survive today. One book tells the story of this woman and her legacy.
After a sudden tragedy, a child is inspired to take a lifelong journey into science. Hear more about this Penn State alum's exploration of time travel with this week's book review.
Winner of the PEN/Winship Award for best book by a New England author, you can’t miss this book! Set in Bakerton, it not only tells a great story, but it acts as “a love letter to our industrial past.”
In this striking debut novel, readers are taken into a small Pennsylvania steel town. The author won the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction from the LA Times.