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  1. What to expect at the LGBTIQ Literary FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Paula Boock, Douglas Lloyd Jenkins, Paul Diamond, Susannah Walker, Michael Stevens and Jeremy Hansen will discuss the books that mattered to them as young LGBTIQ people. "Books have an extra something," says Wells. "They're like a long daydream. An ...

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  2. Book Culture, Vol. 1: The 5th Wave, Caitlyn Jenner, Emma Watson and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Examiner.com

    Today, Hartford Books Examiner presents a first edition of Book Culture-a celebration of all things literary in popular entertainment. At the movies, The 5th Wave -an alien invasion flick based on the 2013 YA bestseller by Rick Yancey and starring actress Chloe Grace Moretz-failed to crack the top five, landing in sixth place and earning an estimated $10.7 million.

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  3. What to expect at the LGBTIQ Literary FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Paula Boock, Douglas Lloyd Jenkins, Paul Diamond, Susannah Walker, Michael Stevens and Jeremy Hansen will discuss the books that mattered to them as young LGBTIQ people. "Books have an extra something," says Wells. "They're like a long daydream. An ...

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  4. Meeting Death with WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | The New Yorker

    A memoir of dying is exceptionally wrenching because we know the end at the beginning, and so meet with an effortful, pulsing person who will soon be neither. Pages rarely tremble with such life as when expressing their author's death.

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  5. Book Culture, Vol. 1: The 5th Wave, Caitlyn Jenner, Emma Watson and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Examiner.com

    Today, Hartford Books Examiner presents a first edition of Book Culture-a celebration of all things literary in popular entertainment. At the movies, The 5th Wave -an alien invasion flick based on the 2013 YA bestseller by Rick Yancey and starring actress Chloe Grace Moretz-failed to crack the top five, landing in sixth place and earning an estimated $10.7 million.

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  6. EU's Mogherini Tells China It Must Help Find Disappeared Hong Kong PublishersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 10 | The Echo

    Before setting off, the alliance issued a joint statement that they were shocked and highly concerned with the mysterious disappearance of five shareholders and employees of Causeway Bay Books, a bookstore located in the heavily built-up Hong Kong area of Causeway Bay, over the past two months. Lee holds a British passport, but Chinese authorities do not recognize dual citizenship and say Chinese nationals, including those in Hong Kong , are Chinese "first".

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  7. Actor James Franco Releases New Poetry Book Straight James/Gay JamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Hansen Publishing Group announced today that it has released the newest chapbook of poetry by actor James Franco entitled STRAIGHT JAMES / GAY JAMES. STRAIGHT JAMES / GAY JAMES explores the facets of James Franco 's public and private personas.

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  8. How To Make Non-Intimidating Reading Resolutions For 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Huffington Post

    ... going (and, even better, a simple way to recall exactly what you've read). Staring down at a mental image of ALL THE BOOKS! is pretty intimidating. Instead of going into the year hoping you'll read "books," why not try focusing on " sci-fi books ," ...

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  9. Gift Guide: Breath-Taking Coffee Table BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | MLive.com

    Southern Living 50 Years Southern Living's editor-in-chief, Sid Evans and staff feature writer, Valerie Fraser Luesse introduces a gorgeous collection of the best covers, stories, traditional recipes and dcor for the magazine's golden anniversary. Elephants: A Book for Children Experience the beauty of African and Asian elephants in their natural and domesticated habitats courtesy of wildlife photographer, Steve Bloom, and author David Henry Wilson.

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  10. 2015 - Best of the Year, Month by Month: MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | For the eardrums

    ... they make equally beautiful music when they do their own songs. Very nice album. Paul de Jong - IF If you like The Books, you'll like this. Former The Books' member Paul de Jong continues in the same territory on his new album, and it sounds very ...

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  11. When Women's Literary Tastes Are Deemed Less WorthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | The Atlantic

    ... readers than female writers: "you, dear (female) reader, are ultimately the object of the Goldfinchers' ire. The books you've insisted on making popular are bad." Since female readers en masse rarely embrace the darlings of the New York Review of ...

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  12. Was Bin Laden Killing Result of American Intelligence or Wasn't It?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Ihavenet.com

    The truth about how Osama bin Laden was located in Abbottabad may lie between the U.S. government's account and Seymour Hersh's. A New York Times account is sympathetic to Seymour Hersh's revisionist history about the raid in Abbottabad, Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden.

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  13. Libya: The Origins of the Failed State and the Rise of ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In his new biography of former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, BERLUSCONI: The Epic Story of the Billionaire Who Took Over Italy , journalist Alan Friedman details Hillary Clinton's original crucial mistake over Libya: Ignoring the advice of the Pentagon and NSC and deciding to support Nicolas Sarkozy in bombing Gaddafi and seeking regime change. At a time when Hillary Clinton is rebutting questions about Benghazi from Republicans on Capitol Hill, the new biography of Silvio Berlusconi contains another Benghazi-related story, this one involving Hillary, Silvio Berlusconi, and Sarkozy at a crucial summit in March 2011.

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  14. What do we really know about Osama bin Laden's death? Quite a lot, actuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The way that question is explored in a provocative New York Times magazine article this week would leave you with the bleak impression that the facts surrounding the demise of the al-Qaeda leader are somehow still at large. The piece, by media writer Jonathan Mahler, depicts the truth behind that operation as buried under an avalanche of government duplicity, mythmaking by the media and credulousness from a public unable to grasp the "sheer improbability" of the official version of events.

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  15. What really happened to Osama?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S the question that won't go away, the one that's casting a shadow over the US government and creating a bitter war of words between the world's top security experts. Senior intelligence agents and researchers who have chronicled the al-Qaeda leader's demise in bloodcurdling books and movies say the story has been told.

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  16. Weight Watchers gains as Oprah buys in, and dietsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Oprah Winfrey arrives at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills, California, in February. Talk-show host and media Winfrey is buying a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers Interantional Inc. in a vote of confidence for a company that is helping her and millions of others lose weight.

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  17. Has The Boozy Mystery From The Eloise Books Finally Been Solved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Refinery 29

    Nope: We're still not sure what that bottle of gin is doing on the high shelf in Eloise's room at The Plaza Hotel. But, perhaps - on the 60th anniversary of the first book's release - some new clues have surfaced? Vanity Fair took a look back at the real Eloise character, created by illustrator Hilary Knight, and originated by the famed Persian Room performer, Kay Thompson.

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  18. New York Times Ignores Pivotal 2011 Blog Post About Osama bin Laden RaidRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Gawker

    On Sunday, The New York Times Magazine published a 7,500-word essay in which the reporter Jonathan Mahler attempts to untangle the knotty controversy surrounding the May 2011 execution of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. It's primarily pegged to a May 2015 report by the investigative journalist Seymour Hersh that purported to expose the Obama administration's preferred narrative of bin Laden's death as a hoax-alleging, for example, that the U.S. government discovered the al Qaeda leader's whereabouts not by tracking one of his couriers but from an agent-turned-informant of Pakistan's intelligence agency, the ISI.

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  19. What do we know about Osama bin Ladena s death? Quite a lot, actually.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The way that question is explored in a provocative New York Times magazine article this week would leave you with the bleak impression that the facts surrounding the demise of the al-Qaeda leader are somehow still at large. The piece, by media writer Jonathan Mahler, depicts the truth behind that operation as buried under an avalanche of government duplicity, mythmaking by the media and credulousness from a public unable to grasp the "sheer improbability" of the official version of events.

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  20. Look who's hosting 'Trailblazing Women' on TCMRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | LA Observed

    Turner Classic Movies is shining a light on the historical contributions of women in the film industry, and if you're doing that it just makes sense to include Cari Beauchamp. The LA Observed contributor has written six books on film history, including "Lying Down: Frances Marion and the Powerful Women of Early Hollywood" and most recently, "My First Time in Hollywood."

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