What is Ohio Book Talks?

What is Ohio Book Talks?

Ohio Authors on Ohio History Ohio Book Talks is a new series of author-led discussions of new books covering different periods in Ohio history. Programs are presented by Buckeye Book Fair with the support of Ohio Humanities. All of these events are free but early...
What is the Native American History of Ohio?

What is the Native American History of Ohio?

In the mid-17th century, the Iroquois Confederacy launched a war for control of the burgeoning fur trade industry. These conflicts, known as the Beaver Wars, were among the bloodiest in North American history, and the resulting defeat of the Erie nation led to...
What happened to Ohio’s historic Black settlements?

What happened to Ohio’s historic Black settlements?

Prior to the Civil War, Ohio had more African American settlements than any other state–around 100 of them. Father-daughter co-authors David  Meyers and Elise Meyers Walker have a new book, HISTORIC BLACK SETTLEMENTS OF OHIO, that takes an in-depth look at this...
Umrigar, Thrity

Umrigar, Thrity

Thrity Umrigar is the best-selling author of the novels Bombay Time, The Space Between Us, The Secrets Between Us, If Today Be Sweet, The Weight of Heaven, The World We Found and The Story Hour. She is also the author of the memoir, First Darling of the Morning and a...
Tupta, Frank

Tupta, Frank

Frank Tupta grew up in a haunted house in Cleveland, Ohio. His favorite holiday is Halloween. He currently lives in Peninsula, Ohio (a haunted town), surrounded by the Cuyahoga Valley National Park with his wife, children’s book author and illustrator Lindsay Ward;...