Books Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Nonfiction: The True Grit of Four American PresidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The New York Times

    ... next generation of virtuous leaders, who might draw inspiration, as Roosevelt had, from the lives they encountered in books. In a sense, this is also Goodwin's aim: to purvey moral instruction and even practical guidance to aspiring leaders through ...

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  2. Sketchbook | Visuals: Khaled Hosseini Has Written an Illustrated Tribute to Fallen RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The New York Times

    In September 2015, the body of a 3-year-old Syrian boy washed up on the shores of the Mediterranean, drowned during his family's attempted escape from the civil war at home. The image of Alan Kurdi has since become an indelible symbol of a humanitarian crisis that continues today, and it inspired Khaled Hosseini - the author of "The Kite Runner," "And the Mountains Echoed" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns" - to compose his first illustrated book, "Sea Prayer," in response to this moment of individual and global devastation.

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  3. At TIFF this year, stars and outer spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Boston.com

    When one attends an overstuffed international film festival like the one that ends in Toronto on Sunday, concordances and unintentional echoes abound. Is it coincidence that I saw two excellent movies here about men in outer space, one a triumph of personal and communal effort and the other a dystopian head trip about seeding the universe with our worst impulses? Or that of the two big dramas about pop music fame, one concerns a star being born and the other could be titled "A Star Rots From Within"? There are other cinematic double images at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival, but these are the most striking.

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  4. Why Emma Thompson read an entire movie script out loud in her kitchenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | New York Post

    With 11 of his novels having been made into films - the latest, "The Children Act," is in theaters Friday and on demand now - Ian McEwan is somewhat skeptical about the screenwriter's art, as lucrative as it might be. A screenplay, the Man Booker Prize-winning writer tells The Post, is "not an end piece in itself.

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  5. Is Doris Kearns Goodwin quietly talking about Trump in 'Leadership in Turbulent Times'?Read the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Dallas Morning News

    ... art of the deal. Ron Hogan is the founding editor of Beatrice.com , one of the longest-running websites dedicated to books and writers. Doris Kearns Goodwin will speak Sept. 26 at Temple Emanu-El, 8500 Hillcrest Road, Dallas, presented by the Dallas ...

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  6. California Pops Announces 30th Season At Flint CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    California Pops Orchestra, the country's only all-request pops orchestra, announces its 30th performance season. Conductor Kim Venaas and the 70 members of the Orchestra present five fun-loving performances at Cupertino's Flint Center, adding their signature playfulness, audience engagement, and surprise elements to the mix.

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  7. Van Morrison & Willie Nelson played Forest Hills StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Brooklynvegan

    Van Morrison has found a home in the Queens hamlet of Forest Hills. He's performed at the former site of the U.S. Tennis Open three out of the past four years, ever since the 2015 release of Duets: Reworking the Catalog revitalized him and his music.

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  8. Canadian company helping SAP SuccessFactors address critical HR issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | IT Business

    The technology industry is quickly moving into a time where there will be a plethora of jobs but a shortage of tech workers, therefore finding, developing and retaining top talent is going to be key for businesses moving forward. That is one of the issues that SAP SuccessFactors hopes to solve with the announcement of a new community set to tackle some of "the most critical issues" facing human resources .

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  9. Movie review: In - A Simple Favor,' a vlogging mom with secretsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Detroit News

    Review: Vlogging mom with secrets in 'A Simple Favor' The film is an often lighthearted, sometimes creepy journey through the female stereotypes of the crime-mystery genre Check out this story on detroitnews.com: https://detne.ws/2NIHM6U Paul Feig's "A Simple Favor" is a suburban noir about two mothers with grade-school kids that veers into "Gone Girl" territory before turning more sinister still, and heading for the darker realm of "Diabolique." It's an often lighthearted, sometimes creepy journey through the female stereotypes of the genre, with Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively as guides who both delight in and subvert traditional noir archetypes.

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  10. Harry Potter starlet wows in sheer leotard for Dancing With The Stars ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Daily Star

    While Strictly Come Dancing kicked off last weekend, the line-up for the US version, Dancing With The Stars, has now been revealed. Among the star-studded list is Evanna Lynch , 27, best known for her role as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films.

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  11. Dark Horse Comics to publish Bourdain's last novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Columbian

    Portland-based Dark Horse Comics will publish Anthony Bourdain's last graphic novel, a series of nine horror stories based on Japanese myths, next month. "Hungry Ghosts" drops Oct. 2, Dark Horse said in a release.

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  12. Why Viola Davis 'Regrets' Acting in 'The Help'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Townhall

    Viola Davis has had plenty of memorable roles in her acting career thus far. From playing Denzel Washington's scorned wife in Fences , to the titular role on the TV drama "How to Get Away With Murder."

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  13. Noah Emmerich, Topher Grace Join NatGeo's 'Hot Zone' Limited SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Hollywood Reporter

    The drama about the origins of the Ebola virus will also feature Liam Cunningham, James D'Arcy and others alongside lead Julianna Margulies. The Americans star Noah Emmerich, Topher Grace, Game of Thrones ' Liam Cunningham and several other actors have joined lead Julianna Margulies on the project, which began filming Thursday in Toronto.

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  14. Willie Nelson to headline rally for Texas Senate candidate Beto...Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Brownsville Herald

    And for the first time ever, the 85-year-old country music star will take the stage to perform on behalf of a political candidate. Nelson is the headline act for a rally in Austin, Texas, on Sept.

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  15. Gender bias is all too real - and dangerous - in the doctor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Salon

    ... . Hirsch has since become an advocate for change, using art to share her story . And she isn't alone: three recent books by young women discussed the ways their demographic is overlooked in the doctor's office, and advocacy organizations, such as ...

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  16. Picoult, Goodwin to speakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Manchester Journal

    Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin and novelist Jodi Picoult will both be speaking in Manchester this month, in separate appearances sponsored by the Northshire Bookstore. On Tuesday, Goodwin, a presidential historian and Pulitzer-winning author, will release her newest book, "Leadership in Turbulent Times."

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  17. Kam's Kapsules: Movies Opening Friday, September 14Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | The Skanner

    The Predator Sixth installment in the sci-fi series revolves around a disgruntled science teacher who joins forces with a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers to save humanity after a young boy inadvertently triggers the return to Earth of the universe's most lethal hunters. With Boyd Holbrook, Trevante Rhodes, Keegan-Michael Key, Brian A. Prince and Sterling K. Brown.

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  18. In The Wan, Airless 'The Children Act,' A Judge Shows Poor JudgmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | National Public Radio

    As she moves through middle age, there's a whiff of acid in every Emma Thompson performance that adds a lively bump to the actress's Stateside image as an eternally flowering English Rose. The bracing asperity that juiced Thompson's self-directed turn as a warty governess in Nanny McPhee , as a bigoted headmistress in An Education , as the neurotic Mary Poppins author P. L. Travers in Saving Mr. Banks , now pops up in more subtle guise in The Children Act , a near-fatally tasteful British drama adapted by Ian McEwan from his 2014 novel and directed by Richard Eyre.

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  19. Daniel Radcliffe says he 'never felt cool' playing Harry PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Fox News

    Fox411: 'Harry Potter' actor Daniel Radcliffe discusses life after playing the boy wizard, and his new role as producer of the documentary 'Circus Kid.' Daniel Radcliffe soared to fame as the beloved character Harry Potter. Now, nearly 17 years later, the actor is revealing how he felt playing the boy with the lightning bolt scar.

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  20. Charles Krauthammer Memorial Scholarship established for 'next generation of thought leaders'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Fox News

    The late Charles Krauthammer, the dean of conservative commentators, will be honored with a scholarship awarded to the children of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network employees. "Charles was a beloved member of the Fox News family, but more importantly, he was an incredible mentor and role model for millions of Americans across the country," Suzanne Scott, CEO of Fox News, said Thursday in a statement.

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