Book: Photographer’s work of decades continues

Shelby Lee Adams presents 'Appalachian Portraits'

He’s been a Guggenheim Fellow and the subject of a substantial documentary film. He’s generated controversy by his photographic methods and personal connection to his subjects.


Book: You’re welcome, Jeral Tidwell

Artist Jeral Tidwell has been a fixture in the local graffiti, tattoo and hot rod scene since he moved here from New Orleans in 1999.


Book: A wild war story

‘The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan


Book: Belafonte’s 20th century song

‘My Song: A Memoir’
By Harry Belafonte with Michael Shnayerson. Alfred A. Knopf; 480 pgs., $30.50.

Culture: Podcasts you might be missing

Back to podcast basics

There are degrees of tuning in and tuning out. A few examples:


Book: Where the wild things read

Library presents ‘The Worlds of Maurice Sendak’ exhibit

A boy in an airplane made of dough, a mischievous king of the wild things — these figures are familiar characters in childhood libraries around the world, sprung from the imagination of Mauri


Book: Boel: uncut, unforgiving and unfinished

‘On the News … In the News’ 
By John Boel. Butler Books; 189 pgs., $19.95.


Book: If they only knew

‘Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association: The Real Story of a Team Left Behind’
By Gary West and Lloyd Gardner. Acclaim Press; 352 pgs., $29.95.


Season’s Readings: A Literary Guide

Novels, comics, biographies, memoirs, short stories and more — a list of cool books to cozy up with this winter

The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories

By Don DeLillo

Scribner, 213 pgs., $24


Culture: Podcasts you might be missing

Podcast roundup

First, an announcement for the New Year. It has come to my attention that a whopping number of peeps still don’t know how to go about listening to podcasts.