My Turn: The corrupting power of debt

...contributor and beneficiary. One gives, and the other feels the weight of debt.David Graeber is a social anthropologist and author of a book titled "Debt: The First 5,000 Years." He claims there's ample evidence to suggest that ancient forms of debt...
A new chapter

...comes out Nov. 18. She, the other moms and the book's authors will all attend the Union's League annual Veterans Day luncheon...families each.Ryan was hesitant to be interviewed by the authors at first - she didn't want anyone to pity her. In the end...
World Affairs Council brings Mexico to the North

...discussion. It was an overview of the relations between U.S. and Mexico by University of Washington history professor and author Carlos Gil.Gil, whose parents immigrated into the U.S. from Mexico (he wrote about the experience in his book, "We...
A New York Times review of "A Wolf Called Romeo"

Alaskan author Nick Jans' latest book "A Wolf Called Romeo," released July 1 with...Magazine, a member of USA Today's board of editorial contributors and author to several books including "A Place Beyond" and "The Grizzly Maze...
UAS' One Campus, One Book featured author to lead Evening at Egan

...Steinbeck, will be discussed by visiting author Dr. Katherine Rodger in a presentation...Sitka Conservation Society, was the co-author of Ricketts' first book, "Between Pacific...within our educational system."Featured author Rodger, who arrived in Juneau Wednesday...
My Turn: Parnell, Sullivan vilified for protecting Alaska's sovereignty

...Katie John," published recently in the Juneau Empire. The author and son of Katie John portray the subsistence fishing controversy...legitimate complaints against state fishing regulations, what the author fails to point out in his emotional appeal for Native rights...
Today in history

...vas-ihl-lee-A'-vuh) is 22.Thought for Today: "There is no such thing as notoriety in the United States these days, let alone infamy. Celebrity is all." - Christopher Hitchens, Anglo-American author and essayist (1949-2011).
Arts calendar

EVENTS & MUSICTHURSDAY, Oct. 9Storytime, 11 a.m., Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.Reception for visiting author Katie Rodger, 3-5 p.m., UAS Glacier View Room, UAS. Rodger will present the Evening at Egan Lecture on Friday. Free...
TU launches essay contest with $1,000 award, spot in Trout Magazine

SEATTLE - Trout Unlimited this week launched an essay contest open to the angling public that will net the winning author $1,000 and a spot in an upcoming edition of TROUT Magazine. Essays must focus on wild steelhead and must be no more than...
Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list S.C. Gwynne. Gwynne, author of the riveting Quanah Naomi Klein. Klein, author of "The Shock Doctrine...joint Pulitzer-Prize winning authors look at individuals who make...critically praised Leavenworth author, ("The End of Oil...


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