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  1. Playwright who inspired Moonlight wins award from human rights groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Bucksfreepress.co.uk

    Tarell Alvin McCraney, the writer who penned the play which inspired the Oscar-nominated film Moonlight, has won an award from PEN America. The literary and human rights organisation named Tarell, 36, best mid-career playwright for creating the play, which never made it to the stage and was bypassed by producers before it was picked up by director Barry Jenkins and adapted for the big screen.

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  2. Walter Isaacson to speak in GreenwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Fairfield Citizen-News

    We are very pleased to announce that distinguished historian, journalist and best-selling author Walter Isaacson will be with us in April to talk about his highly acclaimed book, The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers , Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution . While citing the visionaries whose genius and imagination led to the creation of modern computers and the Internet, the book also focuses on the crucial role that collaboration and teamwork played in the rise of the digital age.

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  3. J.K. Rowling Tweets 'Such A Beautiful Thing' About Muslim Campaign For Vandalized Jewish CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Forward

    British author JK Rowling offered her support in a tweet to a Muslim-supported crowdfunding campaign to repair a vandalized St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery - spurring a big upsurge in donations. Rowling, the author of the popular Harry Potter series of books, on Wednesday morning uin Britain tweeted a link to an article about the campaign and posted "This is such a beautiful thing."

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  4. Playwright who inspired 'Moonlight' wins PEN awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | 680News

    ... coherent dialogue," the organization's president, Andrew Solomon, said in a statement. "Many of this year's honoured books explore the social themes that are at the surface of our nation's consciousness." A dozen emerging writers received $2,000 ...

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  5. Author J.K. Rowling helps boost Muslim campaign to repair vandalized Jewish cemeteryRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Jewish Community Voice

    Donations tripled to a Muslim-supported crowdfunding campaign to repair a vandalized St. Louis-area Jewish cemetery after British author JK Rowling offered her support in a tweet. Rowling, the author of the popular Harry Potter series of books, on Wednesday morning uin Britain tweeted a link to an article about the campaign and posted "This is such a beautiful thing."

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  6. 13 Amazing Books Written By Black WomenRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Refinery 29

    ... vast and often overlooked. But sometimes, it's great to have a starting point. Ahead, we've compiled a varied list of books that keep popping up in conversation in 2017. Sure we could've focused on fiction, nonfiction, or poetry (again: the ...

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  7. 'My Drunk Kitchen' star found meditation while helping mentally ill motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | ABC News

    ... She has 1.3 million followers on Instagram and 1 million followers on Twitter. In addition, she has written two books, starred in two straight-to-VOD movies and hosted several live #NoFilterShows. Her next project is to switch from the internet to ...

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  8. a Orange is the New Blacka author speaking in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Piper Kerman, author of "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison," will speak in Grand Rapids next month. Kerman is scheduled to speak at Fountain Street Church, 24 Fountain St. NE, on March 7 at 7 p.m. The speech is intended to bring focus to "the plight of women behind bars," according to a spokesperson for Humanity for Prisoners, which is organizing the event.

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  9. Then/Now: Former child starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Fox News

    JoJo got her start on "America's Most Talented Kids" in 2003 when she was just 13-years-old. Shortly after competing on the show, she released her debut single "Leave which reached number one on the Billboard Pop songs chart.

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  10. Playwright who inspired Oscar-nominated 'Moonlight' wins PEN awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Newsday

    ... coherent dialogue," the organization's president, Andrew Solomon, said in a statement. "Many of this year's honored books explore the social themes that are at the surface of our nation's consciousness." A dozen emerging writers received $2,000 ...

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  11. Mossberg: TV is changing, but not fast enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Re/code

    Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Recode by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of Recode . In August of 2011, Steve Jobs, the tech icon who disrupted a string of traditional industries, called me and told me he thought he'd figured out a way to revolutionize TV.

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  12. Playwright who inspired a Moonlighta wins PEN awardRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Lethbridge Herald

    The playwright who inspired the Oscar-nominated movie "Moonlight" has won a prize from PEN America, the literary and human rights organization. Tarell Alvin McCraney received an award for best mid-career playwright, PEN announced Wednesday.

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  13. JK Rowling's tweet for Muslim campaign to repair Jewish graves triples donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Times of Israel

    Crowdfunding drive to restore desecrated burial site boosted from A 18,000 to A 45,000 overnight after Harry Potter author re-tweets Jewish News article. A Muslim campaign to raise money to repair a vandalised Jewish cemetery has seen donations triple overnight after JK Rowling supported the initiative online.

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  14. JK Rowling pleads for mercy for QI Elf who got a Harry Potter fact wrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Radio Times

    The QI Elves could soon be celebrating their freedom from their tyrannical BBC overlords as Harry Potter author JK Rowling has threatened to send over a box of socks. After getting one of the Elves into trouble, Rowling channelled SPEW founder Hermione Granger and demanded the mistreatment stop.

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  15. Professor Trelawney made a cracking Easter egg prediction you probably missed in Harry ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Radio Times

    So masterful at hiding foreshadowing hints in her Harry Potter novels is JK Rowling that many years after they last hit the shelves we're still finding new and exciting delights hidden between their pages. The latest comes courtesy of one Sybil Trelawney, who was known for making what seemed like the most ridiculous predictions.

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  16. PBS Honors the Life of Dr. Maya AngelouRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Hudson Valley Press

    Distinctly referred to as "a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture," Dr. Maya Angelou led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought that pushed boundaries.

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  17. BWW Review: the Girl Before by J.P. DelaneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... a psychological thriller that can rival GONE GIRL and THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN in both popularity and success. All three books have the hallmark of having untrustworthy narrators, multiple suspicious secondary characters, and, at times, unlikable ...

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  18. Wait, When Does The Martian Take Place, Anyway?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Air & Space

    Neither Andy Weir's bestselling novel The Martian nor its new, Matt Damon-starring, Ridley Scott-directed film adaptation tell us when the story is set. The novel opens on "Sol 6," the sixth day the crew of Ares 3 - NASA's third manned Mars expedition - spend on the Red Planet's surface.

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  19. Muslim writer explores current relevance of Jesus' message for IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | National Catholic Reporter

    THE ISLAMIC JESUS: HOW THE KING OF THE JEWS BECAME A PROPHET OF THE MUSLIMS By Mustafa Akyol Published by St. Martin's Press, 288 pages, $26.99 Does Jesus have something important to say to today's Muslims? The Islamic Jesus says yes, but not in a way most readers might assume. The question may sound like a Christian appeal to evangelize Muslims, but author Mustafa Akyol is a believing Muslim whose book shows no intention of wanting to convert anyone.

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  20. Pets of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Cadiz Record

    ... International and New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry (www.steveberry.org) will appear at Parnassus Books, located at 4505 Harding Pike, #51-E in Nashville on April 13 at 6:15 p.m. to talk about and sign his latest book, "The 14th Colony." ...

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