Apr. 09, 2018

    “On the road again …”

      Yes, just like Nelson in his famous song, Ohioana is on the road again! To be exact, a number of Ohioana Book Festival authors are on the road! Our round of outreach appearances with festival authors kicked off April 4 at Upper Arlington Public Library with Hanif Abdurraqib, Ruth Award, and Kristen Lepionka in a lively “New Voices: Ask ... Read More
    Feb. 02, 2018


      Ohioana is proud and excited to announce the author list for our 12th annual Ohioana Book Festival!   You can read all about it in Ohioana’s latest newsletter. This year’s event will return to the Sheraton Columbus Capital Square on April 14. It’s an all-day extravaganza that features panel discussions, activities for kids, and books for sale. It’s also ... Read More
    Dec. 28, 2017

    Hooray for Hollywood!

      One of the highlights of every holiday season is the release of new films – how many of this year’s crop have you seen? Studios release their biggest and most important films at year’s end not only to draw huge audiences, but also to get the attention of the major awards competitions. Of course the granddaddy of all movie ... Read More
    Dec. 13, 2017

    A Christmas to break your heart

    If you look up the word “pathos” in the dictionary, you’ll find The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry. Not really. But we consider that an oversight to be corrected. Some people consider the story comic, what with the twist and all: the married couple each giving up something cherished in an attempt to give one another a significant ... Read More
    Dec. 08, 2017

    Jennifer Chiaverini & Read a New Book Month

    December is National Read a New Book Month, and there’s still plenty of month left if you haven’t started yet. We’d like to suggest the latest from Jennifer Chiaverini. The Enchantress of Numbers is the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, the inventor of computer programming. At a recent sold-out book signing event sponsored by Gramercy Books in Bexley, Jennifer answered ... Read More