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  • Kevin Harris: 'The Forever Home' check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »
  • Sarah Palin signs books in Baton Rouge

    November 30, 2010 12:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Former Alaska governor and 2008 Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin visited a Baton Rouge bookstore today to sign copies of her new book "America By Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith and Flag." Palin stopped by the Books A Million in Towne Center to meet and greet... more »
  • People line up early for access to Palin signing

    November 28, 2010 10:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Although Sarah Palin's book signing in Baton Rouge isn't until Tuesday, people were standing in line as early as 4:00 a.m. so they could get access. The eager customers are hoping to get a bracelet that will get them into Palin's book signing event Nov. 30... more »
  • Sarah Palin to promote new book in Baton Rouge

    November 17, 2010 1:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sarah Palin will be promoting her new book "America by Heart" in Baton Rouge at the end of the month. According to publisher Harper Collins, the former Republican vice-presidential candidate and governor of Alaska will be at the Towne Center Books-A-Million on Nov. 30 starting at... more »
  • Jindal out of state until Tuesday promoting new book

    November 16, 2010 5:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- There is a wide range of opinions concerning Governor Bobby Jindal's latest trip out of state. The governor's stops include New York, California and Washington, D.C. as he promotes his new book, "Leadership and Crisis." Other stops include a gubernatorial campaign fundraiser and the Republican Governors Association... more »
  • Jindal says new book is about his concerns for America

    November 15, 2010 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As Gov. Bobby Jindal embarks on a weeklong tour to support his new book, "Leadership and Crisis," the Republican governor says that his sights are firmly set on a future re-election campaign in Louisiana. In an interview Monday, Jindal definitively swore off running for president in 2012... more »
  • Jindal to promote book in California

    November 12, 2010 5:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Next week Gov. Bobby Jindal will promote his new book "Leadership and Crisis" in California in a meeting to be aired on C-SPAN. The Nov. 20 event is coordinated by the Young America's Foundation, which operates the Reagan Ranch. Jindal will be participate in a discussion from... more »
  • Former governor, Katrina victims react to Bush book

    November 9, 2010 10:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE - People said former President George Bush's memoir, "Decision Points," opens old wounds in Louisiana, but it also opens eyes to a different side of Hurricane Katrina. Bush acknowledges in the book that he could have done a better job responding to the country's worst natural disaster.... more »
  • Jindal criticizes President Obama in new book

    November 9, 2010 11:17 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor Bobby Jindal calls the Obama administration "lackadaisical" in his new book, set to be released next week. The Governor discusses what he calls a slow response by the federal government to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In the book, Jindal writes that the President was more... more »
  • Library book returned 35 years late

    October 23, 2010 11:48 AM

    A novel checked out in 1975 from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va. library is back in the stacks. The long-term lender is alumnus Pat Harkin, who found the book of Leon Uris' "QB VII" in a box. He says he planned to return it for... more »
  • Release date pushed back in Jindal's book

    August 23, 2010 11:04 AM

    Governor Jindal's book has a new release date. "Real Hope, Real Change: New Conservative Solutions to Rescue America," will be released in November. The book, which the governor is writing with a co-author, was supposed to go on sale in July. The massive oil spill in the Gulf... more »
  • Brees brings book to Baton Rouge bash

    July 25, 2010 7:03 PM

    Hundreds of fans lined up outside Border's Bookstore late last night and this morning to get a glimpse of the legendary field general. Drew Brees visited Baton Rouge to sign thousands of books for die hard fans. "This is for Drew you know," said super-fan Edward Becker, known to... more »
  • Jindal starts getting paid for book deal

    May 20, 2010 9:39 AM

    Gov. Bobby Jindal has started making money from his recent book deal. On his 2009 personal financial disclosure report, Jindal reported income of between $50,000 and $99,999 last year from the contract with Regnery Publishing to write his memoir - tentatively titled "On Solid Ground." The Jindal camp says the... more »
  • Actress writes self-esteem book

    April 13, 2010 8:38 PM

    Actress Elizabeth Berkley is using her experience to write a self-help book for teenagers based on questions she's gotten over the years. "Ask Elizabeth" is expected to be released next spring. Its described as a "self-esteem handbook for teen girls." Berkley is 37 and is best known for the sitcom... more »
  • Things to say and not to say when someone loses a loved one

    March 25, 2010 7:16 AM

    Things not to say: "You have to be strong." The pain is so intense that to be told I must be anything is incomprehensible. "What can I do for you?" I just wanted my loved one back. I had no idea what to do about anything and... more »
  • Brees memoir to be published in summer

    March 17, 2010 12:57 PM

    A memoir by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be going on sale the week before Gov. Bobby Jindal's autobiography. Tyndale House Publishers - a Christian publisher that added inspirational and motivational sports stories to its mix in 2007 - announced Wednesday that it plans to release Brees'... more »
  • Jindal book to be released in July

    February 18, 2010 10:21 AM

    Gov. Bobby Jindal's upcoming book is promising to be more than just an autobiography of the Louisiana governor, but also a political treatise on his vision for the Republican Party. "On Solid Ground: Returning to America's Core Values," to be written by Jindal and Hoover Institution research fellow Peter Schweizer,... more »
  • Edwin Edwards biography on shelves now

    February 15, 2010 7:50 AM

    A new biography on former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards is on bookshelves now. Former 2une In anchor Leo Honeycutt sat down with Whitney with a look at the book and rare pictures. There will be a book signing tonight at 6 p.m. at the Barnes & Nobel at Citiplace. more »
  • Holocaust survivor visits Baton Rouge students

    November 2, 2009 7:02 AM

    Parkview Baptist School will host a visit from Holocaust survivor and world-traveling author of the award-winning book Four Perfect Pebbles, Marion Blumenthal Lazan. PBS middle school students will have the opportunity to meet Mrs. Lazan and to hear firsthand about her experiences as a nine year old child interned with... more »

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