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  • Astronauts have read 'The Martian,' now can't wait for movie

    September 8, 2015 11:41 AM

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - The book "The Martian" is earning high praise from space, and the astronaut-reviewer can't wait to see the soon-to-be-released movie. NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren said Tuesday from the International Space Station that both he and crewmate Scott Kelly have read the novel. Lindgren told reporters... more »
  • Kevin Harris: 'The Forever Home' Play Video

    July 21, 2015 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE- If you're looking to build your own home, Kevin Harris Has the perfect book for you. Harris is an architect, former LSU professor and now a published author. ‘The Forever Home' is a book that gives people pointers on building the house of their dreams. Harris says... more »
  • Bobby Jindal book on lessons of history coming in October

    May 5, 2015 5:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who may or not be running for president, says he has a publication coming in October but it's definitely not a campaign book. "I think those books are actually quite boring," Jindal said Tuesday during a telephone interview. Publisher Threshold... more »
  • Cover design unveiled for new Harper Lee novel

    March 25, 2015 10:26 AM

    NEW YORK - The cover for Harper Lee's new novel will surely remind you of the cover for her old one. On Wednesday, HarperCollins unveiled the jacket art for Lee's "Go Set a Watchman," the unexpected follow-up to her classic "To Kill a Mockingbird." The new cover, like the one... more »
  • Sequel for 'To Kill a Mockingbird' will be released this summer

    February 4, 2015 3:42 AM

    MONROEVILLE, AL - Residents and visitors to the Alabama town that Harper Lee made famous with her classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" are both pleased and perplexed by the news that a sequel to the book will be released this summer. Jillian Schultz has a business in Monroeville, Lee's... more »
  • Rowling commencement speech to be issued as book

    December 2, 2014 11:17 AM

    NEW YORK - A new book from J.K. Rowling will offer no magic - only words of wisdom. Publisher Little, Brown and Company announced Tuesday that Rowling's 2008 Harvard University commencement speech will be released in April as the book "Very Good Lives." Proceeds will be donated to Lumos, a... more »
  • Find a new book, meet your favorite author at LA Book Festival check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 27, 2014 7:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - You can meet your favorite author and find your next book at this year's Louisiana Book Festival. Rebecca Hamilton from the State Library joined Kylie Dixon on 2une In this morning to tell you what to expect this weekend. This is the 11th year of the... more »
  • American soccer player Tim Howard has book deal

    August 25, 2014 7:42 AM

    NEW YORK - American soccer hero and international celebrity Tim Howard has advanced to the next round of fame: a book deal. Howard has penned a memoir that will be published Dec. 9 by HarperCollins Publishers. The publisher said Monday that "The Goalkeeper" will be available in adult and young... more »
  • NEW: BR man's book cover, claims father is Zodiac Killer

    May 12, 2014 10:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Zodiac Killer's son lives here and he's ready to tell-all in a new book, according to New York Magazine. Monday, the magazine posted a story on its website that Gary Stewart, of Baton Rouge, will be releasing a book through Harper Collins chronicling the search... more »
  • Bill naming the Bible as Louisiana state book passes in committee

    April 10, 2014 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana's official state book, despite concerns the bill would land the Legislature in court. A House municipal committee advanced the bill Thursday with an 8-5 vote. Republican Rep. Thomas Carmody, of Shreveport, says he sponsored the... more »
  • Lawmaker pushes for bible as official state book

    February 28, 2014 11:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A state lawmaker wants the bible to be the official state book. State Representative Thomas G. Carmody (R- Shreveport) prefiled the bill for the upcoming legislative session. Carmody specifically wants the Holy Bible published by Johannes Prevel to be recognized as the state's official book. Carmody said... more »
  • Finding therapy options on your own check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 27, 2013 4:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Longtime social worker Dr. Ray Swan appeared on News 2 at 4 today to talk about his new book, "Explore Your Options: A Personal Guide to Self-Help Psychotherapy." The book explores what goes on behind a therapist's closed doors, and provides several techniques for people to... more »
  • Weight loss author talks about conquering obesity check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 3, 2013 5:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Author BD Sylvia talked to News 2 today about conquering obesity after 40 years of being overweight. Sylvia said two of the biggest things which helped him were mental strength, and lots of water. His book "Weight Loss is EASY!" tracks his fight to overcome... more »
  • Kid chef shows how to cook dirty rice check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 3, 2013 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - News 2 at 4 welcomed a very special chef to the program today, kid chef Eliana de Las Casas. She showed how to prepare the dirty rice recipe in her cookbook, "Cool Kids Cook: Louisiana." Eliana is also holding a book launch party and cooking... more »
  • LSU Libraries previews book bazaar check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2013 5:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Volunteer Coordinator Alana Amaro said the LSU Book Bazaar will have over 68,000 books to choose from. It offers books in dozens of categories, from contemporary fiction and non-fiction to rare and collectible books, all at a fraction of the retail price. All the funds... more »
  • Readers of Armstrong book sue over denial of drug use

    January 24, 2013 3:46 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Readers of Lance Armstrong's two books detailing his cycling accomplishments are suing the disgraced athlete and his publishers because of his denials of drug use. A lawsuit was filed in federal court in Sacramento on Tuesday by several consumers who bought the best-selling books, including Rob Stutzman,... more »
  • Fed survey: Most US regions show moderate growth

    October 10, 2012 4:26 PM

    WASHINGTON - Nearly all regions of the United States are reporting that stronger housing markets have helped boost economic growth since the middle of August, according to a survey by the Federal Reserve. The Fed says growth improved in 10 of its 12 regional banking districts, while leveling off in... more »
  • Book: Obama hoped to try bin Laden, if captured

    October 3, 2012 1:59 PM

    WASHINGTON - A new book says President Barack Obama hoped to put Osama bin Laden on trial if he had surrendered during a U.S. raid. In a book on the raid that killed bin Laden, author Mark Bowden quotes Obama as saying he thought he could make a strong political... more »
  • Parents concerned about book's topic, language for 3rd graders check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 27, 2012 10:37 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE- Some parents are questioning school officials' decision to have third graders at Lukeville Upper Elementary in Brusly read a book about the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Their concern isn't only about the topic being taught to 8-year-olds, but about how it's being taught, with the n-word. ... more »
  • Former Angola death row inmate wins book prize

    September 26, 2011 2:40 PM

    DAYTON, Ohio - A convict-journalist's prison memoir and a fictional epic woven from the Korean War are this year's winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Wilbert Rideau won the nonfiction award for "In the Place of Justice: A Story of Punishment and Deliverance." It recounts his life... more »

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