A series of events this fall observe the Holocaust by Reid Frazier /​/​Fall 2009 On September 12, 2001, Steven Mills, the artistic director of Ballet Austin, staggered into work with a cup of coffee in hand, and, like most of America, began talking about the national calamity he’d watched on television the previous…
Of the thousands of materials that fill the Pennsylvania Room of the Carnegie Library in Oakland, all are of local interest, being by or about Pennsylvanians. Hundreds of these are works of fiction; nearly a third of which take place in Pittsburgh. A surprisingly high percentage of the same are mysteries.

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2006
  • Sub Heading An Evans City author sets her series in Pittsburgh
Once America’s best-​selling author, Pittsburgh native Mary Roberts Rinehart started her career with a crime classic that celebrates its centennial in 2008.

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2008
  • Sub Heading One of America’s best-​selling authors started with a crime classic 100 years ago
Be careful what you wish for” is the adage that best applies to the McGraw family and their neighbors on the failed and failing dairy farms northwest of Scranton, Pa. After generations of scraping by, their dreams are finally poised to come true, now that corporate prospectors have come calling, offering buckets of…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2011
  • Sub Heading McGraw and Dietrich pen vivid — and very different — works on the conquests of industry
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