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Piper Kerman may be better known for the commercial success of her prison memoir, Orange Is the New Black , than for her activism.
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Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe Systems have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent their engineers and other highly sought technology workers from getting better job offers from one another.
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The writer's production company, Fickle Fish Films, has acquired YA novel Not a Drop to Drink, a survival story set in a world where freshwater is almost nonexistent.
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Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York has been shooting gorgeous photos of New Yorkers on the street since 2010.
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Max Brooks, author of the bestselling novels The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z , is working with Legendary on a television series.
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No undisclosed address here. This home is listed for sale by owner, and she isn't hiding behind a trust.
You might expect the stage adaptation of a novel to tighten the book's themes and emphasize its visual and/or dramatic appeal.
Nigella Lawson needs special permission to visit New Zealand, but the "Wolf of Wall Street" will be eligible for a visa when he comes next month, despite having been jailed for fraud.
The miniseries adaptation of author J.K. Rowling 's first post- Harry Potter novel The Casual Vacancy is getting a high-profile partner.
Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn ; The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown ; L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy and The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammet are among Amazon's list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime - the Mystery & Thriller Edition.
The Wolf of Wall Street, the story of the rise and fall of stoke-broker Jordan Belfort, crams just about as many naughty 'f' words into one film as it can.
Mead, the ancient alcoholic beverage spun from honey, is shedding its medieval reputation and claiming a coveted spot in Northern California's artisanal drinks culture.
During a Reddit AMA, Gillian Flynn discussed the upcoming film of her marital murder mystery, which will star Ben Affleck, as well as her writing process and why her novel Sharp Objects deserves the movie treatment Gillian Flynn's bestselling thriller Gone Girl is about to become a movie starring Ben Affleck , but fans of the marital murder mystery ... (more)
In a dissent to Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling upholding Michigan's voter-approved ban on affirmative action programs in its public colleges, Justice Sonia Sotomayor speaks from experience about the complex impact of such programs on her own life.
Carol Burnett poses on the red carpet during The 16th Annual Mark Twain Prize For American Humor at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 20, 2013 in Washington, DC Carol Burnett is guest starring in Hallmark Channel 's new series, " Signed, Sealed and Delivered ," which premiered on April 21, 2014, according to a press ... (more)
With the proliferation of transportation apps including Uber and Lyft, it's not enough these days to provide quick and polite service.