Nevada Roundup

A local Carson City author is releasing a new book loosely based on her life called Bits and Pieces

The University of Nevada Press is proud to announce that their book Atomic Comics: Cartoonists Confront the Nuclear World, by the late Ferenc Morton Szasz, has been chosen by Choice magazine as one of the Outstanding Academic Titles published in 2012. More info on the book here.

Great Basin College is hosting an art exhibition looks at Chinese culture called “Celestial Grammar: Words and Forms of Loss and Longing,” which will open this week and remain installed through March 19.

Sierra Nevada College presents Kelly Groom in their Writers in the Woods Series.  According to their announcement: “Groom has received critical acclaim for her memoir I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl, including Best Memoir of 2011 by Library Journal, and being chosen as an O Magazine selection and featured in Best American Poetry 2010.”  Go here to register and for more information.

The Las Vegas review-Journal always runs great pieces on literary culture in souther Nevada.  Be sure to check out the latest book briefs, book events and signings, and their Literary Las Vegas section.

And art on local Reno architecture, here.

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