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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Sen. Warren is tribune of left and its fondest White House wish

Amanda Knief asked the question with a laugh, but liberal fervor for Sen. Elizabeth Warren runs deep, as evidenced by the fans who'd gathered some 90 minutes before the Massachusetts Democrat took the stage in Detroit recently at the nation's largest gathering of liberal activists.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, A Fighting Chance, Representative Gary Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Scott Brown, Republican

5 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Ann Cannon: Books that change your life

Not just love, but LOVE? A book you love so much you want to marry it? Not just marry it, but renew your vows with it regularly so you can put the photos from the commitment ceremony all over Facebook? Here's what I want to do - put on a white shirt, a polyester tie and a pair of Swedish-knit slacks from Mr. Mac, then slap a nametag on my chest so ... (more)


Related Topix: All the Light We Cannot See

8 hrs ago | GalleyCat

Amazon Picks 100 Children's Books to Read in a Lifetime

Looking for books to read to your kids? Amazon editors have put together a children's book edition of its series of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime lists.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

What Northshire Bookstore owner says about Hillary Clinton book signing

Hillary Clinton greets the crowd holding her new book "Hard Choices" at the University of Washington bookstore in Seattle.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hard Choices, University of Washington, University Village (Seattle, WA), Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

13 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Making the case for young adult literature

Some of my favorite books are intended for younger audiences: the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling; "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton; His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman; and pretty much anything written by Neil Gaiman or Terry Pratchett.


Related Topix: Harry Potter, Crime Movies, Easy-Listening, The Outsiders, J.K. Rowling, Drama Movies, Authors, Pop/Rock, Philip Pullman

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Villainy must now be part of American television, film and society

Elements of villainy in television programs and films have taken over the American psyche.


Related Topix: Charlie Rose, Entertainment, Television, I Wear the Black Hat

Warner Bros & RatPac Secure Film Rights to Donna Tartt's Best-Selling Novel the Goldfinch

According to Deadline , RatPac Entertainment and Warner Bros. have finally closed a deal to bring Donna Tartt's best-selling novel THE GOLDFINCH to the big screen.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch

Sydney Morning Herald

What happened to the fair go?

Record numbers of Australians are sleeping rough as concerns about global inequality rise.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Capital in the Twenty-First Century


From Opraha s Swiss Trip to the Cutest Celebrity Pets: See the Weekenda s Best Instagrams

Meanwhile, Oprah visited the Switzerland home of one of her favorite authors, Paulo Coelho , and Gisele Bundchen displayed her skills at modeling with shadows.


Related Topix: The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho, Vocal

New York Post

Katsuyama's HFT war makes him a Washington outsider

Katsuyama, CEO of stock trading upstart IEX and the hero of Michael Lewis' bestselling "Flash Boys," ruffled feathers this year by proclaiming that the markets are rigged and luring business away from bank "dark pools."


Related Topix: Flash Boys, Computers, US Politics, Scott Garrett, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Stressed for success

Brigid Schulte arrives for her appointment with sociologist and time-use expert John Robinson with her "check engine" light on, a state sticker on her car expired, her cellphone missing under the seat - and she's late.


Related Topix: Overwhelmed, Parenting, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

International Business Times

Daniel Radcliffe Dons Spiderman Costume, Tired of Being Seen as Harry Potter

It's harder to be Harry Potter than Spider-Man. Daniel Radcliffe, who plays the titular wizard on the onscreen adaptation of J.K. Rowling's fantasy book series, Harry Potter, attended the Comic-Con disguised as Spiderman.


Related Topix: Horror Movies, The Woman in Black, Daniel Radcliffe, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Pam's House Blend

The Dangers of Wealth Inequality

One of the important ideas in Capital In the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty is that wealth inequality supports the domination of public policy by the rich for their own benefit, without any regard to the damage to society.


Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Kids, Family, Education Etc.

Anne Rice on her place in literary history

Over the years, much has been written about the vanity of writers. And while it may be somewhat true, there are certainly those authors who have never written a page in the hopes of fame and fortune; those who simply write for the sheer joy of seeing the inner workings of their imagination displayed on the page.


Related Topix: The Wolf Gift, Anne Rice, Vocal

Christian Science Monitor

No love lost between Hillary and Putin

Hillary Rodham Clinton signs copies of her new book 'Hard Choices' in St. Paul, Minn., last week.


Related Topix: Hard Choices, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Vladimir Putin, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Novelist Uses War to Explore What We See, and What We Don't

Anthony Doerr's ambitious and moving novel "All the Light We Cannot See" is set during World War II and follows the parallel and then overlapping lives of Marie-Laure, a blind French girl, and Werner, a German orphan.


Related Topix: All the Light We Cannot See, Boise, ID

The News Tribune


2."The Silkworm," by Robert Galbraith The case of a missing novelist whose leaked tell-all manuscript, if published, would ruin lives.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Arts, Painting, All the Light We Cannot See

The News Tribune


2."Hard Choices," by Hillary Rodham Clinton A detailed chronicle of Clinton's time as secretary of State.


Related Topix: Unbroken, Hard Choices, Simon & Schuster, Simon and Schuster, Publishing, Media, Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Sat Jul 26, 2014

International Business Times

Orange is the New Black Season 3: Laura Prepon Hints 'Another...

From left to right, actresses Uzo Aduba, Danielle Brooks, Laura Prepon, Laverne Cox and Natasha Lyonne pose with the Best Comedy Series award for "Orange Is the New Black" at the 4th annual Critics' Choice Television Awards in Beverly Hills, California June 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Orange is the New Black, Beverly Hills, CA

Romsey Advertiser

Radcliffe's wizard Comic-Com role

Fans posing with a person in a Spider-Man mask at the Comic-Con convention in America may actually have been standing next to Harry Potter.


Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors