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Made by some very creative students and in no way endorsed by Jim Henson or the Children's Television Network, Cookie Monster stars as Jordan Belfort, the charismatic role played by Leonardo DiCaprio in the original blockbuster movie.
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He wrote for 20 years before his first novel got published and paid the bills by teaching high school English.
No dragons in the stands, no Dark Marks on the field, and absolutely no retaliating for a bad call by casting an engorgio spell on the referee's buttocks! These are just a few of the secret guidelines revealed by J.K. Rowling in a new official History of the Quidditch World Cup.
For all our talk about food, we don't like to think much about it after we put it in our mouths.
Highlighted as a must-read in our Mysteries & Thrillers Spring Preview, Chris Pavone's The Accident is a gripping read for suspense lovers, as well as those interested in an insider's peek at the publishing Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.
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Here are the best sellers for February 2014, plus descriptions of the Top 10. 1. "Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less" by Robert I. Sutton and Huggy Rao; Crown, 368 pages 2. "Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead" by Brene Brown; Gotham, 256 pages 3. "From ... (more)
Adichie, whose other works include "Half of a Yellow Sun," was chosen over "The Goldfinch" author Donna Tartt and three other finalists.
We still don't know why Adam Lanza killed his mother, then 20 children and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School before turning a gun on himself in December 2012.
Lena Dunham's edgy TV show "Girls" has helped usher in a new era of "transgressive anti-heroines," says British writer Helen Walsh.
The 400-page book is set on an imaginary street in Dublin and features a series of stories about the street's residents.
Book of Bieb ... 'The story of the rise and fall of Justin Bieber, the only begotten Son of God'.
By ALEXANDRA MONTANA Staff Writer Your favourite inmates are coming back. Last month, the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black announced Season 2 will debut on June 6. The series is based on Piper Kerman's 2010 memoir, which documents her experience in a women's low-security prison.
As Amazon has moved into the original television business, the online retailer has made a great deal of the fact that, unlike its network competitors, it's showing audiences the pilots of the shows it's considering picking up and considering audiences' reviews as part of its decision-making process.
British novelists Martin Amis and David Mitchell are among the leading lights of the University of South Carolina's 2014 Open Book series, which begins on Monday, March 17. The five-week series, which brings well-known writers to the campus for in-depth discussion of one of their major works, will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday in the ... (more)
I've been reading Donna Tartt's new novel The Goldfinch , in which the painting reproduced above figures prominently: "The Goldfinch" by the 17th-century Dutch master Carel Fabritius, a pupil of Rembrandt and likely influence on Vermeer.