Books Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. J.K Rowling addresses concerns over all-white 'Fantastic Beasts' castRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    Harry Potter may have cast his final spell back in 2011, but that doesn't mean the magical world that JK Rowling created will be going away anytime soon. A new film trilogy based on the Hogwarts textbook, Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them is on i... All 11 of the actors confirmed for the film are white, drawing criticism from some fans who argue that the cast need not be all white and that diversity and representation in the media are important.

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  2. Could The 'Every Single Word Spoken' Project Make The Next 'Harry Potter' More Diverse?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | MTV

    Ask any fan of " Harry Potter " if J.K. Rowling 's work is inclusive of people of color, and you'll probably a hear a resounding "yes." There's Cho Chang, after all, and Dean Thomas, Kingsley Shacklebolt, Lee Jordan, Parvati and Padma Patil, and Angelina Johnson.

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  3. Movies In Jobs film, Alex Gibney takes hard look at Apple iconRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Boston.com

    But he does like to expose them and vindicate their victims, as he has in many films in his prolific career. He's taken on the CIA and Defense Department and the excesses of the war against terror in "Taxi to the Dark Side," winner of the 2007 best documentary Oscar.

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  4. Lisbeth Salander is back in 'Millennium' sequel, with a twistRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The tattooed young hacker Lisbeth Salander is back in the sequel to Stieg Larsson's "Millennium" trilogy" but with a twist - a new author - and a contemporary backdrop that includes spies from the U.S. National Security Agency. The books by Larsson, who died in 2004, have sold more than 80 million copies in 50 countries.

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  5. In pictures: UK premiere of Wolf of Wall StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2014 | Sunday Herald

    The Wolf Of Wall Street was on the prowl in London last night as Leonardo DiCaprio arrived for its UK premiere. DiCaprio, 39, and his co-stars Jonah Hill and Margot Robbie were in Leicester Square to launch the Martin Scorsese-directed film.

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  6. Matthew Lewis And Tom Felton Are Hurling 'Harry Potter' Insults...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Socialite Life

    No matter how many years pass, Harry Potter 's books, movies and stars are still a major part of our lives. And it's only gotten better since most of our favorites have popped onto Twitter where they regularly have very entertaining conversations with each other- most of them involving creator J.K. Rowling .

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  7. Fox Shock: Station Swamped With Massive Volume of Angry Feedback Following Gop DebateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Gateway Pundit

    Twitter exploded with attacks on Kelly and FOX News for the constant attacks on the Republican candidates. Here is just one example: And, author Gabriel Sherman went on with Steve Malzberg on NewsMax TV Thursday.

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  8. Prefer Picoult to Proust? Don't hide it - be low-brow and proud MY...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Sunday Herald

    ... of the fatty acid molecules covering my neurons and slither straight back off again. I am not, it appears, alone. The books people download to the plastic-backed privacy of their e-readers are different in tone and timbre to those people buy in ...

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  9. Book Break Club to discuss Anthony Doerr book an hour ago The...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | The Victoria Advocate

    The University of Houston- Victoria Saturday Morning book Break club will discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr at its next meeting. The meeting will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Sept.

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  10. Could The 'Every Single Word Spoken' Project Make The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | MTV

    Ask any fan of " Harry Potter " if J.K. Rowling 's work is inclusive of people of color, and you'll probably a hear a resounding "yes." There's Cho Chang, after all, and Dean Thomas, Kingsley Shacklebolt, Lee Jordan, Parvati and Padma Patil, and Angelina Johnson.

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  11. J.K. Rowling Promises There'll (Eventually) Be Diversity In The ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | MTV

    We were all a bit stupefy-spelled when we learned the shocking reality that throughout the entire " Harry Potter " film octet, which ran for 1,207 minutes, non-white characters were only given 5 minutes and 40 seconds of speaking time. For a series that so heavily embraced the power of words - written, spoken, engraved or otherwise - that is one devastating statistic.

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  12. J.K. Rowling applauds 'Harry Potter' stars' Twitter rivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    As we all know by now, J.K. Rowling maintains an active presence on Twitter, and apparently keeps an eye on her old Harry Potter actors . Today, she gave her seal of approval to a series of friendly ribbings between Lewis and Tom Felton .

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  13. JK Rowling Fires Back At Claims Fantastic Beasts Is Too WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Cinema Blend News

    While fans of the magical world of Harry Potter are excited to return to that realm in the spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , the casting has stirred up a bit of controversy. Set in New York in the 1920s, a veritable melting pot of a city, what we know of the cast is exclusively white, which has raised some eyebrows.

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  14. Joan Didion: Slouching Towards ConformityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Wall Street Journal

    ... her husband and the early death of her daughter-brought her a larger audience than she ever had before. In view of the books' sad, grinding subject matter, it is probably unkind to assert that they are far from her best work and that her signature ...

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  15. 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo', marks trend of books revived from dead authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | MarketWatch

    Stieg Larsson's Millennium series is being resurrected but he's not the only deceased author with books published from the grave Stacks of the fourth book in the Millennium series of crime novels, originally by Stieg Larsson, stand at a bookstore in Stockholm in late August. Punk hacker Lisbeth Salander has made a big comeback, as the fictional heroine from "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" trilogy appears in a fourth book set for U.S. release Tuesday.

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  16. 11 Unforgettable First Lines in LiteratureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Huffington Post

    ... first line is what makes you read on. Here are some of our favorite first lines that set the tone for some incredible books. A Heart So White by Javiar MarA as "I did not want to know but I have since come to know that one of the girls, when she ...

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  17. Studio Canal Buys Action-Thriller Pitch 'Sana' From...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Hollywood Reporter

    J. Mills Goodloe's story follows an Air Force major whose entire squadron has been poisoned by a jihadist infiltrator. Sana follows a Germany-based Air Force major who flies Predator drones over Yemen.

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  18. DC President Diane Nelson to Head Warner Bros. Consumer ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Hollywood Reporter

    Kurt Sutter first became famous during his reign of terror writing FX's smash "Sons of Anarchy." Now, with a second ultraviolent series about to hit, the Hollywood hothead has cooled down and opens up about his troubled childhood and why he no longer tweets the C-word.

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  19. 'Felines of New York' Profiles Cats Across NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Patch.com

    Dozens of Brooklyn cats, finely photographed, heave been imparting wisdom on local humans via Tumblr. Now, they're getting their own book.

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  20. 'Salazar Slytherin' Stripped of Trucking License in KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Mediaite.com

    " Salazar Slytherin " was stripped of his trucking license in Kansas, in what is sure to come as a blow to Pureblood activists everywhere. The Kansas State Corporation Commission found that Slytherin had been given "a notice of violation of the federal motor carrier safety regulations" last December.

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