Oct. 09, 2018

    Reviewers Wanted!

    Have you ever wanted to tell everyone about a book that you really, really like? Maybe the book hasn’t gotten enough attention. Maybe the book’s Ohio connection isn’t very well known and you’d like to fix that. Now’s your chance to spread the word: become a reviewer for the Ohioana Quarterly and let the world know about great books! The ... Read More
    Sep. 14, 2018

    Fall Into Literature

    Although autumn doesn’t officially start until September 22nd, it certainly already feels as if the seasons have changed. The chilly, rainy weather of this past week might bring to mind thoughts of changing leaves, pumpkin pie and shorter days. Here at Ohioana, it also reminds us of the myriad of literary events that happen around the state during the autumn. ... Read More
    Aug. 31, 2018

    The “Dog Days” of Summer

    It’s hard to believe summer is almost over! Though the calendar says there are still a few weeks left, many Ohio schools are already back in session. With Labor Day marking the unofficial end of summer, we thought we would take a look at some great books to enjoy during these final “dog days” of summer. Most people tend to ... 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
    Sep. 27, 2017

    Celebrate Banned Books!

    Books are banned for all kinds of reasons. They might contain graphic depictions of sexuality or violence, or they might be considered unsuitable for younger readers. The language might be offensive to some or the ideas might not fit with the community in which the book is being read (or not read). It’s not always about one group of people ... Read More
    Feb. 15, 2017

    Ohio is for book lovers

    The bad news: Valentine’s Day was yesterday. The good news: Valentine’s candy is on sale and the cost of long-stemmed red roses is back down to pre-holiday levels. The better news: In Ohio, love is always in the air. February is still winter and the nights are still cold, speaking of the air. But you can warm up since Ohio ... Read More