The Journal Gazette

New library books

The following war histories are newly available through the Allen County Public Library.

December 11, 2019 1:00 am

BOOKS-BASINGER The Movie Musical! (KnopfHandout)

Author of musical retrospective puts on quite a show

Some years ago, I took my young son to a touring production of “The Lion King.” He told me afterward that he'd liked it well...

December 8, 2019 1:00 am

American Innovation Photo credit
In this undated photo, Thomas Alva Edison holds the “Edison Effect” light bulb in his West Orange, New Jersey, laboratory, the first long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Edison is said to have lived briefly in Fort Wayne, where he worked in 1864 as a telegrapher for the Wabash Railroad Company. (AnonymousHO)

A biography in reverse

Biography as literature lost one of its modern masters when Edmund Morris died in May. His magnum opus on Theodore Roosevelt, begun in...

December 8, 2019 1:00 am

New library books

The following humor titles are now available through the Allen County Public Library.

December 4, 2019 1:00 am

City native's debut novel explores winds of change

There are two ways to write about Indiana – warmly and fuzzily, stirred by sentimentality and nostalgia, and a way that tells the...

December 1, 2019 1:00 am