My Cross-Country Companion

On the Road with Harry Potter Audiobooks as a Guide

"There was an entire world contained in those four doors, a world of magic and mystery, heroes and monsters."

05/30/2018 By Beau Denton

Adventures in Reading

How to Run a Great Book Club

Bookstore1 event manager and book club leader Elsie Souza’s tried-and-true tips.

05/30/2018 By Megan McDonald

Queen of Hearts

Literary Agent Karen Solem Finds the Romance in Reading

“I think everyone can write a book."

05/29/2018 By David Hackett

Adventures in Reading

Libraries to Love

One-stop learning awaits at these treasuries of books, videos, artwork and more.

05/29/2018

Adventures in Reading

Uncovering the Rare Treasures at A. Parker's Book Bazaar

Owner Gary Hurst's downtown Sarasota book shop is home to more than 70,000 books—plus a collection of rare artifacts and collectibles.

05/29/2018 By Isaac Eger

From the Editor

From the Editor: Summer Beach Reads

Susan Burns on great books—and beer.

05/29/2018 By Susan Burns

Screen Savors

What Our Editors Are Watching This Summer

Surprise! There's not a superhero in sight.

05/16/2018 By Kay Kipling

Talks

Chronicling Florida’s Racist History

The author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning book Devil in the Grove will speak Thursday in Sarasota.

05/08/2018 By David Hackett

Arts

Career Coach Updates Book Offering Career Advice for Artists

Caroll Michels recently published the seventh edition of How to Survive and Prosper as an Artist: Selling Yourself Without Selling Your Soul.

04/24/2018 By Staff

A Peek Inside Her Life

Actress-Author Ali Wentworth Entertains at Ringling College Library Association Town Hall

Wentworth's newest book offers "half-baked advice" from her own mistakes.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Season Announced

The 2019 season will welcome Caroline Kennedy, Shaquille O'Neal and former FBI director James Comey.

04/09/2018 By Kay Kipling

In Living Color

Actress, Author Ali Wentworth to Wrap Up Town Hall 2018 Lecture Series

Wentworth Replaces Reshma Saujani on Monday, April 9.

03/28/2018 By Staff

Mr. Chatterbox

The Genius and Daring of the Late Clifford Irving

The late author was one of the most colorful, disruptive and enigmatic figures in American literature.

03/28/2018 By Robert Plunket

Innovation Station

Florida Creativity Conference This Weekend

Fifty creativity workshops over three days.

03/20/2018 By Staff

Knowledge is Power

Facing the Medical Future with Siddhartha Mukherjee

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and physician spoke about cancer prevention, detection and treatment in the Ringling College Library Association Town Hall series.

03/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Arts and Culture

Jim Shirley to Speak About Arts Impact

The presentation will take place Friday at Alderman Oaks.

03/19/2018 By Staff

Star Power

John Lithgow Visits Ringling College of Art and Design

Lithgow shared stories from his long career on stage and screen (and also sang a song about manatees).

03/07/2018 By Kay Kipling and Megan McDonald

Top Takeaways

Town Hall Speaker Jon Meacham on Trump, George H.W. Bush and the Nation

The historian spoke Monday in the Ringling College Library Association series.

02/12/2018 By Kay Kipling

Education

Florida Education Commissioner to Speak in Sarasota

Pam Stewart will speak at a luncheon hosted by The Argus Foundation on Thursday, April 12.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Public relations

Universal Orlando Communications Director to Speak in Sarasota

Alyson Lundell will share the strategy created to launch Universal’s Volcano Bay water park, as well as the positives and negatives of the process.

01/30/2018 By Staff