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  1. 'The Tango War' uncovers the shadow war pursued in Latin America during WWIIRead the original story w/Photo

    2 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    As World War II dawned, the US and Europe nervously watched a continent rich in resources and also riddled with pockets of Nazi sympathies. The Tango War: The Struggle for the Hearts, Minds and Riches of Latin America During World War II By Mary Jo McConahay St. Martin's Press 336 pp.


  2. Giant Harry Potter wands to light up London for JK Rowling charityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago |

    ... the City of London Arts Initiative for public art. Lumos, named after the light-giving spell in Rowling's Harry Potter books, was launched by the author to end the institutionalisation of children around the world. The large wands will be positioned ...


  3. The darker side of Oxford shown on new Sky drama seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Oxford Mail

    OXFORD locations including the Bodleian Library are among stars of the screen in a new fantasy drama being shown on Sky. Adapted from Deborah Harkness' bestselling novel, A Discovery of Witches is a love story set in today's world, but one which humans have to share with witches, vampires and daemons.


  4. Poet Sonia Sanchez working on memoir, 'Watch My Language'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago |

    ... not set a release date. Sanchez, 84, emerged during the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and is known for such poetry books as "Shake Loose My Skin." She recently received a Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement. Sanchez will work on "Watch ...


  5. Music of Tony-Winning Hit Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Be Released on New AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Broadway

    The stirring music within the Broadway play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will soon appear on a special new album, set for release digitally and on CD on November 2. Titled The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child , the album features compositions written, performed and recorded by Grammy winner Imogen Heap. The album will be presented as four contemporary musical suites, each showcasing one of the play's theatrical acts.


  6. Michael B. Jordan to Play Tom Clancy Character in New Film SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago |

    Sources tell Variety that Paramount is developing two film based on the Clancy books "Rainbow Six" and "Without Remorse," both novels in which Clark is the main star. "Without Remorse" will be the first film of the two, serving as an origin story for the character.


  7. Michael B. Jordan Has Been Tapped To Lead New Tom Clancy Film SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cinema Blend News

    To say that Michael B. Jordan 's rise to worldwide fame has been fast would be an understatement. Thanks to projects like Fruitvale Station , Creed , Black Panther and Fantastic Four , Jordan has become a well-known Hollywood name, and his career definitely won't be slowing down anytime soon.


  8. Outlander Author Would Love To See TV Drama's Star As James BondRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WENN Blog

    Outlander author Diana Gabaldon has endorsed the TV drama's leading man as the next James Bond, insisting he'd make the perfect 007. Sam Heughan recently topped a poll of potential Bonds, and Gabaldon, who wrote the Outlander novels, would love to see him in a tuxedo.


  9. Imogen Heap Preps 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Score LPRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | RollingStone

    'The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,' an adapted soundtrack version of Imogen Heap's score from the play, is out in November. The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child , an adapted soundtrack version of Imogen Heap's score from the stage production, is out November 2nd via Sony Music Masterworks.


  10. Conversation With Boise Library Architect Moshe Safdie to Stream Live ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    When the head-turning designs for the new Boise Public Library Main Branch were revealed June 26, a large portion of the credit was given to architect Moshe Safdie. The rest of the credit went to the more than 150 citizens who turned up for so-called "design thinking" workshops, lobbing the renowned draftmaster their brainstorming ideas.


  11. New this week in Myrtle Beach-area theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

    Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 11/9" is a provocative and comedic look at the times in which we live. It will explore the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the f**k did we get here, and how the f**k do we get out? It's the film to see before it's too late.


  12. welcomes inaugural cohort of Knight-Hennessy ScholarsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Stanford

    Stanford will celebrate the arrival of the first cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars on Saturday with Day One, an orientation program designed to introduce the students to each other and to the unique experiences that await them through its global leadership program. The scholars - 51 graduate students from across the United States and around the world - are pursuing degrees in 31 departments from all seven of Stanford's schools: Business; Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Sciences; Law; and Medicine.


  13. Natalie Gochnour: Trump's economy is on a sugar high; ready for the crash?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... national needs. I once heard Michael Lewis, author of "Moneyball" and "The Big Short," among other best-selling books, say we are afflicted with "present bias." He says we systematically undervalue the future. In doing so, we take actions that ...


  14. Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on 'Leadership: In Turbulent...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    It's comforting to know that an eminent, American historian of presidential lore such as author Doris Kearns Goodwin is a stickler for precise and abundant detail. When I ask her where she happens to be during a recent phone call, she tells me she's sitting on her couch in Concord, Massachusetts, "waiting to go to the Red Sox game on Friday."


  15. Kate Atkinson's WWII Spy Drama Is Fall's Must Read NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Time

    ... maneuvering in the 1940s and 1950s, speak directly to our time. Transcription is one of the fall's most anticipated books, with glowing advance reviews. Since the publication of her first novel, Behind the Scenes at the Museum , which won the ...


  16. You can't make a reality game show out of social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Engadget

    Technology's ubiquity has become a real problem for the entertainment industry because life is easier now. There's a reason that horror films these days always seem to feature a shot of someone discovering they're in a signal blackspot.


  17. Top 10 things to doRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    In the midst of a marital crisis, high court judge Fiona Maye , must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for Adam , a teen with cancer, despite his refusal to accept medical treatment for religious reasons. Consumed by her job and at the expense of her marriage to Jack , Fiona makes the unexpected decision to visit him in the hospital.


  18. Eating Recovery Center Announces the 10th Annual Eating Recovery Foundation ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Event celebrates 10th anniversary of Eating Recovery Center's opening; reflects on the last decade of and discusses what is on the horizon for eating disorder treatment Eating Recovery Center announces its 10th annual Eating Recovery Foundation Conference , taking place in Denver, CO from October 5-6, 2018. This two-day educational event brings together thought leaders and medical experts in the field of eating disorder treatment from ERC, around the country and internationally.


  19. "Outlander" Stars, Author to Ring in New Year at Wizard World New Orleans, January 5-6Read the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    Fans won't have to travel back to the 18th century to see the stars of the popular drama series "Outlander" - just to the Big Easy - as Wizard World kicks off its 2019 schedule with a gathering of Richard Rankin , Sophie Skelton and Graham McTavish , as well as the best-selling author Diana Gabaldon at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. They are the first celebrities announced as Wizard World, Inc. opens its 2019 calendar with its ninth trip to New Orleans for the comic convention and pop culture extravaganza, January 4-6.


  20. #KnowYourLand: The site where Mandela was capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Set in the scenic town of Howick, just outside Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands stands a steel monument celebrating Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first democratically elected president. Designed by artist Marco Cianfanelli, the sculpture stands 10m tall and is made from 50 steel columns anchored in a concrete base.