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1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

David Mitchell: Short and tweet

The $100 million movie of Cloud Atlas bombed, but that didn't halt the rising star of its author, David Mitchell, regarded by many as the greatest of his generation.


Related Topix: David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas, Twitter, New York, World News, United Kingdom,

3 hrs ago | Truthdig

The Sixth Extinction

If best-seller lists and box-office tallies are to be believed, people love survival stories that pulse with human ingenuity, grit and spirit.


Related Topix: The Sixth Extinction, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, US News, Liberal Political News

7 hrs ago | GalleyCat

Arianna Huffington: 'In writing as in life, don't be afraid...

Back in 2013, The Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington delivered a commencement address at Smith College.


Related Topix: Thrive, Arianna Huffington, Smith College, Psychology, Science

11 hrs ago | Mashable

16 Books to Read Before the Movie Version Comes Out

Books are the prequel to countless up and coming major films these days. Rather than waiting for the movie to come out, refresh your reading list ahead of time, and you'll be first in line to say that the book was better when it comes out.


Related Topix: Gone Girl, W., Smith, Action TV, Entertainment, Television

15 hrs ago |

Daniel Radcliffe on losing his virginity

THE Harry Potter star reckons he's one of the few people "who seem to have had a really good first time", and sex is definitely better sober.


Related Topix: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Horror Movies, The Woman in Black, Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Deseret News

Harry Potter trivia quiz: Can you get 10 points for Gryffindor?

On July 15, a Harry Potter theme park opened Japan , July 21 marked seven years since the seventh and final book in the Harry Potter series was published, and July 31 is Harry Potter's 34th birthday.


Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

Cape Gazette

Elin Hilderbrand to sign books at Browseabout July 27

Elin Hilderbrand has long been known as the Queen of the Summer Novel , delivering irresistible stories of love, loss, friendship, and hope that unfold against the perfectly charming and breezy backdrop of Nantucket Island.


Related Topix: The Matchmaker, Nantucket, MA

USA Today

'The Fault in Our Stars's No. 1 streak ends

Book Buzz: TFIOS's streak at No. 1 ends Teen love story was No. 1 for 11 straight weeks Check out this story on Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.


Related Topix: Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors, Arts, Literature

WECT-TV Wilmington

New book shows some of Southport's past

Southport almost always shows up near the top of the list when you search online for the best vacation sites in North Carolina.


Related Topix: Southport, NC, Brunswick County, NC, Safe Haven

National Public Radio

How To Name Your Sequel II: Not Just Roman Numerals Anymore

If you want to move beyond just numbers for your sequel titles, critic Bob Mondello says there are a few informal rules you need to follow.


Related Topix: Harry Potter

Redford Observer

'Gone Girl' good read for summertime

The primary is coming up and some of us will be out of town on vacation or work, so we will try to... Good Canton friends are avid readers who recommended Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl .


Related Topix: Gone Girl

Pacific Daily News

Gap between worker, CEO has ballooned

How much is enough? We recently learned the median pay package for a chief executive officer rose to eight figures for the first time last year.


Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Brandon Sun

'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith tops Maclean's fiction list

This photo provided by Little, Brown and Company shows the book cover of "The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Happenings: We Meditated with Superwoman Arianna Huffington in Brentwood

Of all the superwoman-led workouts and wellness sessions we've experienced , meditating with Arianna Huffington has definitely been the most zen.


Related Topix: Thrive, Arianna Huffington

The Martha's Vineyard Times

McCulloughs honored for contributions to the West Tisbury library

David McCullough thanks several main contributors the the library's success, including Tim Boland, Dan Waters and Beth Kramer.


Related Topix: Libraries, West Tisbury, MA, The Greater Journey

GOP Rep. Demands Investigation into Google over D'Souza Allegations

Dinesh D'Souza , who recently pled guilty to a campaign finance violation , has been after Google for three weeks over allegations the company is muffing the search results for his new movie America .


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Obama's America, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Internet, Science / Technology

Romsey Advertiser

US authors make Booker longlist

David Mitchell, David Nicholls and past winner Howard Jacobson are in the running for this year's Man Booker Prize, as its new global embrace gives fewer than half the places on the longlist to Brits.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch

Happy Birthday, Daniel Radcliffe! Top 10 best quotes by the British actor

Popularly known as Harry Potter , Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on the July 23, 1989.


Related Topix: Daniel Radcliffe, Family, Drama Movies, Animation Movies, David Copperfield, Best of 2007, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Statesman

The Great English Novel is dead. Long live the unruly, upstart fiction that's flourishing online

In recent months, some writers have yet again begun to lament the demise of the Great English-Language Novel.


Related Topix: David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas, Twitter

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Former Republican Presidential candidate to speak in valley

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline next year's Desert Town Hall speakers series in Indian Wells, it was announced Tuesday.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Speakers, Things that Matter, Barack Obama, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government