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New Alaska books

...and the Struggle for Indigenous Rights" by Peter Metcalfe (University of Alaska Press, November 2014)This book by local author Peter Metcalfe details the history of the Alaska Native Brotherhood and its relationship to the Alaska Native Claims...
Conarro to perform 'this hour forward' in Oregon

...took part in Perseverance Theatre's Summerfest production of "The Blue Bear," in which he reprised his role as local author Lynn Schooler, who wrote the book on which the play is based.He left Juneau for New York City this summer after more...
Juneau writer Ernestine Hayes wins one of five Alaska Literary Awards

...Alaska and advance the mission of the Alaska State Council on the Arts.To read a previous empire interview with Hayes, visit
In the Stacks: New fiction for adults

...behind fire and heat with Capital City Fire and Rescue. Friday evening, join library staff in welcoming Nick Jans, local author and photographer, at 6 p.m. at the Downtown Library. Jans will talk about his newest book, "A Wolf Called Romeo...
In the stacks: New picture books

...Library. Lois McMasters Bujold is this month's author. Then on Monday, April 14, join library staff in welcoming local author Kim Heacox, who will be at the Downtown Library reading from his newest book, "John Muir and the Ice that Started...
Friday Fireside Lecture on Lituya Bay

Local author Lynn Schooler will speak this evening on Lituya Bay, a "magical enigma," as part of the Fireside Lecture series at the Mendenhall...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

This week's list of Five Good Reads was compiled by local author Dick Callahan in honor of Earth Day, April 22. The titles below reflect what he considers to be landmark environmental books...
Arts calendar

...with Santa, 12-4 p.m., Nugget Mall.Local Brews, Local Books, 1-4 p.m., Alaskan Brewing Co. Depot. Local authors will sign books and samples of Alaskan Brewing Company's beer will be available for those 21 and over.TAFY: "Lights...
State museum to host performance about the sinking of the Princess Sophia Saturday

...Oct. 19 at 2 p.m. The event is free and admission to the museum is free during this event. The play, written by local author Mary Lou Spartz, is a work of fiction based on the true story of the sinking of the steamship Princess Sophia in October...
Arts calendar

...Douglas library. Details: 586-5267.Author talk with Ernestine Hayes, 5:30-7 p.m., Downtown Public Library. Local author and professor Ernestine Hayes will discuss her upcoming book, "Juneau: Images of America," and other published writing...


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