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  1. Patchett, Chabon among nominees for book critics prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Brownsville Herald

    Ann Patchett, Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith were among the nominees announced Tuesday for the National Book Critics Circle Awards. Books by Louise Erdrich and former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky also were among 30 finalists in six competitive categories selected by the 42-year-old organization.

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  2. Patchett, Chabon among nominees for book critics prizesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

    ... Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith were among the nominees announced Tuesday for the National Book Critics Circle Awards. Books by Louise Erdrich and former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky also were among 30 finalists in six competitive categories ...

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  3. 'Fantastic Beasts 2': Zoe Kravitz Teases Newt and Leta's "Complex" RelationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | /film

    Zoe Kravitz had a blink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo as Leta Lestrange in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them , but as you've probably guessed, she'll have a far bigger role in the sequels. In a recent interview, the actor discussed her character's "complex" relationship with Newt Scamander, talking up how "excited" she is to come back for more.

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  4. HBO's 'Sharp Objects' Starts Filming in March; Amy Adams Janis Joplin Biopic Is DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Collider

    An adaptation of author Gillian Flynn 's debut novel Sharp Objects has been in the works for some time, but it wasn't until last spring that the project was finally cracked-as a TV series, not a movie. Indeed, the property was somewhat hot coming off of David Fincher 's hit Gone Girl adaptation, but it wasn't until UnREAL co-creator and veteran writer of shows like Mad Men and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Marti Noxon suggested a TV series adaptation that the project really took off.

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  5. Ann Patchett, Michael Chabon among nominees for National Book Critics Circle AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith were among the nominees announced Tuesday for the National Book Critics Circle Awards. Books by Louise Erdrich and former U.S. poet laureate Robert Pinsky also were among 30 finalists in six competitive categories ...

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  6. PBS Announces Highlights of Black History Month ProgrammingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    To honor Black History Month, and as part of its commitment to celebrate the diversity of America year-round, PBS kicks off a new year with documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience through content on-air on PBS member stations and online through the PBS Black Culture Connection. New offerings include programs that reflect on the contributions of icons like the late Maya Angelou, applaud beloved artists like Smokey Robinson and showcase independent documentaries about the valiant efforts of those pushing for change through thoughtful dialogue.

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  7. Kris Putnam-Walkerly Launches Confident GivingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    CLEVELAND, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ When Versaic , leading provider of online corporate social responsibility program management solutions, asked philanthropy thought leaders to pick their favorite books, Kris Putnam-Walkerly's Confident Giving: Sage Advice for Funders , was named one of "The 10 Best Corporate Social Responsibility Books to Give as Gifts or Read." Putnam-Walkerly, the president of Cleveland-based Putnam Consulting Group, Inc ., is a global philanthropy advisor who coaches and speaks to philanthropists, foundation boards, corporate giving programs, and grant maker associations.

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  8. Kendall County EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Legal Record

    Join us as we kick off a new monthly book club. We'll start out reading "The Help" by Kathryn Stockett.

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  9. a The Girl on the Traina is kept on track by Emily Blunta s performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    In this file image, released by Universal Pictures, Emily Blunt appears in a scene from, “The Girl on the Train.” Propelled by the popularity of Paula Hawkins'Äô best-seller, the adaptation of 'ÄúThe Girl on the Train'Äù led North American theaters in ticket sales with $24.7 million, according to studio estimates Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. “The Girl on the Train” is based on the 2015 page-turning mystery by the British author Paula Hawkins.

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  10. Gladwell's Book About Success Contains Valuable LessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Realty Times

    Malcolm Gladwell wrote Outliers in 2008. It is as relevant today as it was then.

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  11. Outlander stars Sam Heughan & Caitriona Balfe filming in EdinburghRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    ... that she was 'surprised' by the tourism boom since the novels were turned into a TV series. She pored over history books and delved into Scotland's past to research folklore and the landscape while writing the novels. She said: "I love Scotland and ...

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  12. Reese Witherspoon Is Tired Of Hollywood's "Smurfette Syndrome"Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The female-driven drama is of particular importance to Reese, who's fighting to address the gender imbalance in Hollywood and make sure more women's voices are heard. Speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour, Reese addressed Hollywood's so-called "Smurfette Syndrome," where a cast usually includes just one woman, surrounded by men.

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  13. Harry Potter actor Evanna Lynch quits conventions as she feels "stuck" as Luna LovegoodRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Radio Times

    Evanna Lynch, known by Harry Potter fans as the films' kindly Ravenclaw Luna Lovegood, has decided to "take a break" from conventions, saying she feels artistically "stuck" at the point in her life when she was playing the character and that it's time to move on. In a post on Instagram, the actor writes "I feel like I'm stuck in my 18 year old self artistically when I actually have a lot more to say", adding "sometimes life gives you an easy route that dulls your appetite for chasing your dreams... [I've] been living off a world I inhabited a decade ago".

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  14. Kravitz On Her "Fantastic Beasts 2" Role ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Dark Horizons News

    Pulling in $801.5 million worldwide from a $180 million budget, the green lighting of a follow-up to the "Harry Potter" spin-off "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" is no surprise. There's still debate over whether the series will run the full five films it intends to, but certainly several more seem assured at this point.

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  15. Reese Witherspoon: Why the Time is Right for a Third Legally Blonde MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | E! Online

    "We've thought about it," Reese Witherspoon exclusively told me at the Elle Women in Television dinner at Chateau Marmont. "I need somebody really clever to come up with a great idea and we'll do it.

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  16. From Hogwarts to the RSCRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Stratford Herald

    The 29-year-old Scottish actress, pictured right, will appear in the world premiere of Snow in Midsummer, which comes to the Swan Theatre from 23rd February. Snow in Midsummer is a contemporary re-imagining of Guan Hanqing's Chinese classic drama by the playwright, Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig, and will be directed by Justin Audibert - who was last at the theatre directing The Jew of Malta in 2015.

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  17. J.K. Rowling has a cutting response to Trump's quote about 'heroes'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mashable

    It's surely only a matter of time before Donald Trump goes on a wild, 5am Twitter rant about J.K. Rowling. The Harry Potter author has been aiming a steady campaign of social media-based ribbing at the President-elect for a while now - and in the last week her volume of Trump-based burns have really peaked.

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  18. Library to stage magical Harry Potter eventRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

    'Professor of Potter' and his plucky assistant will bring to life the characters, creatures, spells and adventures from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. The event is a fun and interactive event for all the family whether they are new to the books or a dedicated fan.

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  19. Ann Patchett among finalists for the National Book Critics Circle AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Washington Post

    ... the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award. The prize recognizes Atwood for her many short stories, poems, children's books, works of nonfiction and 16 novels, including " The Handmaid's Tale " (1985) and " The Blind Assassin ," which won a Booker ...

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  20. Jack Reacher "Never Go Back" Digital HD ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CW69 About CBS Television Stations Group , a division of CBS Inc., officially entered the Atlanta market September 1, 1995, acquiring WVEU-TV from BCG Communications, which held the license since sign-on in 1981. On December 11, 1995 the call letters were changed to reflect the new ownership and direction for WUPA-TV.

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