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2 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

Historian visits Lincoln exhibit at OHS

With six books and countless appearances to her name, Doris Kearns Goodwin is usually not at a loss for words.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Lincoln, Team of Rivals, Theater, Arts, Washington

3 hrs ago | Detroit News

Divorce case exposes bickering between Torch Lake residents Michael Moore, wife

Dueling movie producers. Super agents joining the fray. A drunken driving arrest.

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Related Topix: Here Comes Trouble

7 hrs ago | Business Times

Finance professionals dislike dark pools

The US Securities and Exchange Commission , Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Federal Bureau of Investigation and New York attorney general are investigating the industry.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Law, Financial Services, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Flash Boys

11 hrs ago | Sojourners

Monopoly Game. Courtesy Sojourners Magazine.

ECONOMIC INEQUALITY ISN'T NEW. But this spring it became trendy, especially after Pope Francis dropped the tweet heard 'round the world in April: "Inequality is the root of social evil."

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Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century

16 hrs ago | Film Comment

'Gone Girl' Writer Gillian Flynn Talks Opening the NYFF and Revisiting Nick and Amy Dunne

Author Gillian Flynn is no stranger to the film and entertainment world. The writer of New York Film Festival opening-night film Gone Girl worked as a film journalist at Entertainment Weekly for 10 years, even as she wrote her debut novel, Sharp Objects , which came out in 2006.

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Related Topix: Gone Girl, Journalism

20 hrs ago | Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Brangelina to be reunited on screen

The couple last appeared together on the big screen in Mr And Mrs Smith, the film where they met and fell in love.

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Related Topix: Unbroken

21 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Writer Plumbs 'Nature Of Evil' In Hometown's Violent, Civil Rights Past

Mississippi's past looms large in Greg Iles' best-selling thrillers. His latest book, Natchez Burning, is the first in a trilogy that takes readers back 50 years to chilling civil rights-era murders and conspiracies all set in Iles' hometown - the antebellum river city of Natchez, Miss.

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Related Topix: Natchez Burning, Natchez, MS, Violent Crime

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

Kindle subscription service from Amazon lacking in big publishers

Amazon's Kindle Unlimited users pay $9.99 per month to access as many books as they want.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Simon & Schuster, Unbroken

The New Zealand Herald

Tour news: Chelsea Handler plans NZ stand-up show

Fiery late night talk show host Chelsea Handler is bringing her stand-up-show-slash-book-tour to New Zealand.

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Related Topix: Uganda Be Kidding Me, Chelsea-Handler, Hot Chicks, New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel

Pam's House Blend

Piketty and His Critics Chapter 4: Netroots Nation

I heard a little about inequality at Netroots Nation, but there was a depressing sameness to it.

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Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Forbes.com

Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' Will Have Some...

Back in 2010, and amid some of the worst economic times of Barack Obama's failed presidency, I lunched with an entrepreneur whose signage business was booming both domestically and globally.

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Related Topix: Obama's America, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Examiner.com

Teenager is only survivor in attack that killed her entire family

A teenager in a suburb of Houston is the only member of her family to survive an attack.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

Sports of Yore

How to be an overnight success

Angry Birds creator Rovio became an overnight success, after 51 less successful games, 8 years of hard work and almost going bankrupt.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Rovio Mobile, Video Games, Angry Birds, J.K. Rowling, Authors

The Macon Telegraph

Best-sellers

2."The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt A young man clings to a painting years after surviving an explosion at a museum that killed his mother.

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Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Arts, Painting

The Macon Telegraph

Best-sellers

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

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Related Topix: Unbroken, Simon & Schuster, Capital in the Twenty-First Century

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Scotsman.com

JK Rowling hopes detective will outlast Harry Potter

AUTHOR JK Rowling has revealed plans to pen many more crime thrillers and create "a series" that will run for longer than her hugely successful seven Harry Potter books.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

The Independent

The Golden Age of Dutch art has inspired writers from Marcel Proust to Donna Tartt

Just as Tracy Chevalier pilfered Vermeer's 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' and Proust purloined the artist's 'View of Delft', so Donna Tartt appropriated Fabritius's 'The Goldfinch' - set to be Booker-longlisted this week - as her inspiration.

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Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Netherlands, World News, Journalism, Arts, Literature, Painting

Hispanically Speaking

Cast of "Orange is the New Black" Promotes Series in Mexico

Part of the cast of the popular U.S. television series "Orange Is the New Black" is visiting Mexico to promote the second season of this comedy-drama about a group of female inmates' life together and the reasons they ended up in jail.

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Related Topix: Prison, Orange is the New Black

Examiner.com

James Patterson and Daniel Silva have solid week in books

There was a small shuffle this week in book sales but two big names were able to have a good week.

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Related Topix: Gone Girl

The Spirit of Rock CHOM

Rainbow Six: Siege E3 Accolades Trailer

Ubisoft surprised gamers last month during their E3 2014 showcase by announcing a return of the Rainbow Six franchise, and the result was explosive.

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Related Topix: Tom Clancy, Vocal, Authors

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