Books Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Martel's new novel lives up to the high expectationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Canada.com

    Life of Pi, based on a book by Saskatoon author Yann Martel, receives 11 Oscar nominations. B1-2 (Canadian Yann Martel holds a copy of his book "Life of Pi" during a photocall for the Booker Prize nominees in London on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002.

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  2. Samantha Bee wants us to name our lady parts after Harry PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | She Knows

    Leah Prinzivalli writes about pop culture, beauty and health and has interviewed some of your favorite reality stars. She has been published in VICE, Reductress, The Toast, The Frisky, and elsewhere.

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  3. Netflix renews 'Orange is the New Black' for season five. And six. And sevenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Los Angeles Times

    Winners for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, cast members of "Orange Is the New Black" in the Los Angeles Times photo booth at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in January. Winners for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, cast members of "Orange Is the New Black" in the Los Angeles Times photo booth at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in January.

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  4. Here's How Morality Shapes the Presidential ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Mother Jones

    A few years ago Jonathan Haidt wrote The Righteous Mind , an attempt to understand the way different people view morality. I won't say that I bought his premise completely, but I did find it interesting and useful.

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  5. Netflix's 'Orange is the New Black' renewed for three more seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Netflix has renewed its original series, "Orange is the New Black," for three more seasons. Season four premieres June 17 and five, six and seven will premiere in future years.

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  6. 'Cooked' Trailer Shows Alex Gibney in Search for the Roots of CuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Collider

    Hot off of his triumph at the Emmys for Going Clear , his striking documentary on the Church of Scientology, Alex Gibney is showing no signs of slowing down. His latest documentary, Zero Days , is getting ready to premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, which would be his official follow-up to Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine , his look at the problematic "genius" of the late Apple founder.

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  7. The Sad Way Ron And Hermione Ended, According To Rupert GrintRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Cinema Blend News

    ... Part 2 ( SPOILER ALERT if you've made it this far without seeing the end of the movie or reading J.K. Rowling's books) shows us an older Harry ( Daniel Radcliffe ) and Ginny (Bonnie Wright) sending their son off to Hogwarts. They are accompanied by ...

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  8. This Is the World's Favorite Harry Potter SpellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | TIME.com

    During Harry Potter Book Night: A Night of Spells on Thursday, thousands of parties were held all over the world to celebrate the Potter books and introduce them to young readers. As part of the celebration, Harry Potter U.K. publisher Bloomsbury Children's Books ran a poll as part of the holiday - and found that "Expecto Patronum" topped the list.

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  9. Netflix Renews 'Orange is the New Black' for Three More SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Hollywood Reporter

    Netflix has renewed Orange is the New Black for three additional seasons, the streaming service and Lionsgate, which produces the series, announced on Friday. The fourth season of the prison-set comedic drama, from creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan, will premiere on June 17. "Jenji and her team have produced a phenomenal and impactful series that is both funny and dramatic, outrageous and heartfelt.

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  10. Netflix Renews Orange is the New Black for Three Additional SeasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Netflix and Lionsgate today announced that the original series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, the comedic drama set in a women's prison from creator and executive producer Jenji Kohan, has been renewed for three additional seasons on Netflix. Season four of the series will premiere Friday, June 17 and additional seasons five, six and seven will premiere in future years.

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  11. 'Harry Potter' actor Rupert Grint says Ron and Hermione would have divorcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | NME

    Harry Potter 's Rupert Grint has suggested that Ron Weasley's relationship with Hermione Granger would be unlikely to last the distance. Grint's Ron and Emma Watson's Hermione are together when J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter saga comes to an end, but the actor has predicted divorce for the couple further down the line.

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  12. New movies this week: a Hail, Caesar!a and a DeadpoolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Wichita Eagle

    "Hail, Caesar!" - Joel and Ethan Coen return to comedy with this tale of a Hollywood "fixer" in the 1950s who works to keep the studio's stars in line. "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" - Now here's a mash-up: Jane Austen's classic tale of tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th-century England is retold with zombies.

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  13. JK Rowling chipped on social media for Africa 'gaffe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Age

    Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has been chided on social media after tripping over cultural sensitivities in her creation of the Harry Potter fantasy world. On Pottermore, the official Harry Potter website, on the weekend Rowling announced the existence of wizarding schools across the globe, singling out Uagadou for special attention .

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  14. After The Notebook, The ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Iol.co.za

    One of the world's most popular novelists, Nicholas Sparks, has topped the New York bestseller list, ever since 1996 when his debut novel, The Notebook, became a runaway hit. Since then he has sold more than 100 million copies of his books, translated into more than 50 languages, around the world.

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  15. OP-ED | Middle Class Jobs, American Dreams Sold Out to Highest BiddersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    For Stamford resident Matt Olson, a career in IT was the pathway to the American dream. A New Mexico native, who experienced hard times as a kid when his mother became ill and drowned in medical expenses, he graduated with a computer science degree in 1997 and went to work for Sandia National Labs.

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  16. Five things to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Hinckley Times

    Hinckley Library on Lancaster Road and Earl Shilton Library on Wood Street will be welcoming budding witches and wizards on Saturday. Students of the dark arts will be able to find out their wizard names on a magical monicker genertor and make their own Harry Potter pin badge for 50p.

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  17. Box Office: 'Hail, Caesar!' Nabs $543K, 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies' Scares Up $300K ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Hollywood Reporter

    The latest film by the Coen brothers, the Hollywood-set comedy Hail, Caesar!, tapped its way to $543,000 Thursday night after shows began at 7 p.m. Sony's mash-up Pride and Prejudice and Zombies scared up $300,000 from 2,286 locations while the Nicholas Sparks' film adaptation The Choice took in $290,000 in previews. Hail, Caesar! stars George Clooney as a 1950s Hollywood star who's kidnapped from set and held for ransom.

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  18. Author turns new page with movie version of 'Pride and Prejudice and Zombies'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... Given the proliferation of zombies in pop culture, it's hard to say how "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" (Quirk Books) would be received as a new novel today. But if the film version is any indication, my guess is that it would be perceived as ...

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  19. Confronting Loss While Scaling 'The High Mountains Of Portugal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | National Public Radio

    When Yann Martel gave us the international sensation Life of Pi in 2001, readers discovered a novelist-alchemist, capable of spinning gold out of improbable characters and anomalous scenarios. A tiger and a teenager awash together on the deep blue sea for 227 days? Only Martel could charm us into that suspension of disbelief, making the unlikely tale into fable rather than fluff.

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  20. Youngsters enjoy spell-binding Harry Potter night at The Hive in WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Worcester News

    THERE was magic afoot at The Hive in Worcester as dozens of excited youngsters gathered in their finest wizarding garb for the Harry Potter Book Night. On Thursday evening 55 children and 35 adults, many in dressed as their favourite Hogwarts characters, came together to enjoy a host of fun magic-themed activities.

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