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  1. Movie Review: Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Towleroad

    "Pride and Prejudice," Jane Austen's classic novel about the Bennet sisters and their suitors, has one of the most famous opening lines in all of literature. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.

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  2. 'The Choice' review: Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer don't have sparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    Benjamin Walker and Teresa Palmer argue, then -- you guessed it -- fall in love in "The Choice," the latest adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel. Photo Credit: Lionsgate / Dana Hawley An easygoing charmer and an uptight medical student are the opposites that supposedly attract in "The Choice," the latest adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel.

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  3. Review: 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' falls flat with only few fun momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Pride And Prejudice And Zombies - TV Spot - Trailer - Jane Austen's classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge -- an army... The " Pride and Prejudice and Zombies " movie didn't have an easy road on its way to theaters. At one point, it was stuck in development for several years.

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  4. 'Cooked' Trailer: Alex Gibney's Doc Series Urges a Return to Meals as an InstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | /film

    In today's fast-paced information age, people are constantly in a hurry, and our attention spans are smaller than ever. While technology has made it easier than ever for us to connect with each other, in a way, more distance has sprouted between not just our interpersonal connections, but our very nature as humans.

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  5. Flash Boys hero Brad Katsuyama and his firm The Investors'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    Write stuff: The book Flash Boys by Michael Lewis detailed the endeavours of Katsuyama and his colleagues who tried to get to stop the tricks of so-called high-frequency traders He may be the hero of one of the most recent famous books about the murky world of stock trading, but Brad Katsuyama and his firm The Investors' Exchange don't seem to have many fans on the US stock market. The book Flash Boys by Michael Lewis detailed the endeavours of Katsuyama and his colleagues who tried to get to stop the tricks of so-called high-frequency traders.

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  6. IEX forms committee to advise on policy as it moves to become an exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    Upstart stock trading venue IEX Group is forming a committee of outside brokerage executives to help advise it on market issues once it becomes a registered U.S. exchange, the company's head of markets and sales said in an interview. The move comes as some incumbent exchanges and trading firms blast IEX's business model, which eschews many industry practices, such as allowing firms to pay for faster access to the market.

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  7. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies fails to fill the role of funny zombie filmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Ars Technica

    ... he touched-Grahame-Smith also wrote Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter (which was also turned into a bad movie). Quirk Books, the publisher of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies , then went on to publish other mashup novels, including Sense and ...

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  8. On-the-books advice from financial leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    ... I wrote a column headlined " Bah humbug to ridiculous year-end financial advice ." In it, I urged people to read books. I mentioned that my favorite of 2015 was " Last Ape Standing: The Seven-Million-Year Story of How and Why We Survived " by Chip ...

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  9. Austen meets Romero with Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Gay News

    First a novel written by Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter scribe Seth Grahame-Smith, now a major motion picture showcasing Cinderella starlet Lily James, this is as crazy, bordering on nonsensical, an idea as any I could have imagined myself. Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy decapitate the undead while they engage in a droll verbal duel that will ultimately lead to their realizations of love for one another? Preposterous, or, at least, that's what I thought before I entered the theatre to watch this film adaptation for myself.

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  10. Magical times in Grimsby book store for Harry Potter dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | This Is Grimsby

    The Waterstones bookstore, in Grimsby's Freshney Place shopping centre, is hosting a day of special events on Saturday as part of Harry Potter Book Night. This gives fans of all ages the chance to celebrate J K Rowling's best-selling novels - and the opportunity to pass the magic on to young readers who haven't yet discovered these unforgettable books.

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  11. 6 Los Angeles-area pizza places romantic enough for date nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Press-Telegram

    Like a lot of guys, I believe that St. Val's is a conspiracy created by the flower, perfume, greeting card, jewelry and restaurant industries, to make us feel rotten and inadequate. No matter what I do for my wife for this holiday, it just doesn't seem to be enough.

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  12. The Weekly Scorecard: Tracking Unit Print Sales for Week Ending January 31, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Publishers' Weekly

    Unit sales of print books increased 7% in the week ended Jan. 31, 2016, compared to the similar week last year, at outlets that report to Nielsen BookScan. Both the adult nonfiction and juvenile nonfiction categories posted 12% gains.

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  13. Journaling: Astronauts Chronicle MissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    LOG ENTRY: SOL 25 Remember those old math questions you had in Algebra class? Where water is entering a container at a certain rate and leaving at a different rate and you need to figure out when it'll be empty? Well, that concept is critical to the "Mark Watney doesn't die" project I'm working on. I need to create calories.

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  14. On Native GroundECONOMIC Inequality by the NumbersRead the original story

    May 1, 2014 | American Reporter

    French economist Thomas Piketty's new book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century" may not be the first to point out the sharp rise in inequality around the world, but the apparent effectiveness of the case he is making has conservatives in this country frightened as hell. The average person senses that the economy is rigged against them, but hasn't had the words to describe what's happening.

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  15. Review: 'The Choice': EW reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Entertainment Weekly

    A quaint, small-town setting, preferably on the water. A climactic scene in a rainstorm.

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  16. 14 of the most convincing 'Harry Potter' fan theories we can't stop thinking aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Though it's been nearly a decade since J.K. Rowling finished the "Harry Potter" series, people are still obsessed with the books.

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  17. Daniel James Brown: "The Boys In The Boat"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    There is an exciting book available from Viking that should be of interest to all martial artists in the Greater Bay Area. The reasons that this book makes a great read are below.

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  18. Figures reveal most popular library booksRead the original story

    Friday | Gazetteherald.co.uk

    The top ten most borrowed books in North Yorkshire libraries in 2014/15 were: 1. Personal by Lee Child 2. Abattoir Blues by Peter Robinson 3. The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson 4. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn 5. The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith 6. The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer 7. Be Careful What You Wish For by Jeffrey Archer 8. Life After Life by Kate Atkinson 9. The One Plus One by Jojo Moyes 10. The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriquez Among the authors with most titles in the top 100 are Yorkshire-born Peter Robinson and James Patterson, each with five, and Ann Cleeves, Jo Nesbo, Michael Connelly, Robert Galbraith and Santa Montefiore, each with three.

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  19. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Is One Braaaaaaainy MashupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wired

    When it was published in 2009, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was like nothing people had seen before, infusing Jane Austen's classic novel of subversion with a healthy dose of shambling undead zeitgeist. Pre-release attention from the likes of NPR led to public curiosity, which made Seth Grahame-Smith's novel hugely popular-and in turn led to a cottage industry of public-domain-literature-plus-monsters mashup fiction.

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  20. Trump Thumps ConservatismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    The reigning idiocy of the current political season is the incessant tossing around of "establishment," an epithet now descending into meaninglessness. Its most recent abuse is by Donald Trump supporters rationalizing his Iowa defeat with the following consolation: If you tally up Trump and Ted Cruz , a whopping 60 percent of the vote is anti-establishment! So what? The threat to the GOP posed by the Trump insurgency is not that he's anti-establishment.

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