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  1. 10 Weekend ReadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | The Big Picture

    The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Major Dickson's coffee, grab a comfy seat, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: a The Future of Mutual Funds a How Housing's New Players Spiraled Into Banks' Old Mistakes a Money: The Brave New Uncertainty of Mervyn King a Economists Forgot Smith and Darwin's Message: Society Cannot Function Without Moral Bonds a Twitter Is Betting Everything on Jack Dorsey.

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  2. What's going on Friday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Brooklynvegan

    ... due out this September. First they've got some shows, including NYC with a few solid local bands. Paul de Jong (of The Books) @ Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2 Last year Paul de Jong released IF, which is pretty in line with The Books' classic material, ...

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  3. What's going on Thursday?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Brooklynvegan

    ... is more circular than linear, allowing for personal interpretation rather than fixed exposition." Paul de Jong (of The Books) @ National Sawdust Last year Paul de Jong released IF , which is pretty in line with The Books' classic material, with ...

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  4. Ita s only one episode in, but Bill Simmonsa s new show needs workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | The Washington Post

    We'll cut Bill Simmons the tiniest of breaks, because it was his first show. That's what I kept telling myself as I watched the premiere of Bill Simmons's new HBO show, "Any Given Wednesday."

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  5. Leaked Police Report Cites Michael Jackson's Art Books as Possible "Grooming" ToolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    Members of the Santa Barbara Country Sheriff's Department walking through Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch during the 2003 police raid. Yesterday, Radar Online published what appears to be a leaked version of an incomplete police report on Michael Jackson, and the document cites several contemporary art books apparently found at the singer's home during a 2003 raid.

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  6. Book reviews: a primer for growing old, a final volume of memoirs, and finding the algorithms of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    In the right hands, even death and Parkinson's disease can be amusing. And Vanity Fair columnist, Slate founder and current-affairs commentator Michael Kinsley delivers what he promises, a funny book largely about the latter, "a subject that does not lend itself to humour" as it ushers in the former.

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  7. Interview: Taking the desired pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Jerusalem Post

    ... rock like Genesis. I also love Leonard Cohen and Simon and Garfunkel. There is some new stuff as well, like The Books, who are a duo of ambient music. There is always something good in every genre. Your new single, 'Seesaw,' has a very lyric-centric ...

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  8. People - Publishers LunchRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Publishers Marketplace

    DK chief executive officer John Duhigg will resign on June 30 after more than 25 years with the company. Succeeding him as ceo is Ian Hudson, who will relinquish his current roles as Penguin Random House International ceo and Penguin Random House UK deputy ceo.

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  9. 10 Weekend ReadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | The Big Picture

    The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Danish Blend coffee, grab a comfy seat, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: - New York: Life Above 800 Feet - How Mark Zuckerberg Led Facebook's War to Crush GooglePlus - Warren Buffett Helps Tackle The Age-Old Question: 'What Makes A Financial Bubble?' - Why You Can't Get a Ticket to the NBA Finals . . . and every other major event on the planet.

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  10. New Yorker Contributor Michael Schulman Discusses His New Book: 'Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep'Read the original story

    May 26, 2016 | Ann Arbor District Library

    AADL is extremely pleased to host Michael Schulman, theater editor of New Yorker's Goings On About Town as he discusses his new New York Times Bestselling Book; Her Again: Becoming Meryl Streep . Books will be for sale at this event, which will include a book signing.

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  11. Literary Couple Featured In New Rochelle DiscussionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | The New Rochelle Daily Voice

    David Friend, author and an editor at Vanity Fair and his wife, Nancy Paulsen, president and publisher of Nancy Paulsen Books at Penguin will have a discussion moderated by Amy Bass, director of the Honors Program and professor of history at The College of New Rochelle. The event will take place on Thursday, June 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Alvin and Friends, 14 Memorial Highway in New Rochelle and costs $40 per person to attend which includes two glasses of wine or beer and nibbles.

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  12. Excerpt: Old Age: A Beginner's GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | MLive.com

    "Sometimes I feel like a scout from my generation, sent out ahead to experience in my fifties what even the healthiest boomers are going to experience in their sixties, seventies, or eighties," says Slate founder and Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley in his book Old Age: A Beginner's Guide . I didn't intend to write a book about Parkinson's disease.

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  13. BEA 2016: A Rather 'Adult' Adult BreakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Publishers' Weekly

    Though comedian Faith Salie kept the laughs coming in her opening monologue at the Thursday author breakfast, making jokes about the "adult" author breakfasts in the old days at Book expo - where people used pick up lines like "Want to look for typos in my galley?" or "I just want to blurb you" - the event, which also featured Sebastian Junger, Colson Whitehead, and Louise Penny, was surprisingly moving and touched on difficult subjects, from slavery to the continuing divisions within our country. Whitehead, who first attended BEA 24 years ago when he was an assistant at the Voice, said that he came up with the idea for his new novel about an escaped slave, The Underground Railroad , 16 years ago.

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  14. susannah sigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | QTMagazine

    "Born of travel-loving parents, I call Baltimore my home-base. Eighteen years ago, I arrived and opened a small boutique in Hampden called 'Oh Said Rose,' followed five years later with a shoes and chocolate boutique, 'Ma Petite Shoe' , and followed that with a creperie and espresso bar three years ago.

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  15. Filmmaker Michael Mann launches namesake publishing armRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The director of such films as "Miami Vice," ''The Insider" and "Heat" announced the creation of Michael Mann Books on Wednesday. He expects to publish fiction and non-fiction titles, which will be simultaneously adapted for film and TV.

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

    Jan 25, 2016 | 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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  17. Filmmaker Michael Mann launches namesake publishing armRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | KLTV Tyler

    The director of such films as "Miami Vice," ''The Insider" and "Heat" announced the creation of Michael Mann Books on Wednesday. He expects to publish fiction and non-fiction titles, which will be simultaneously adapted for film and TV.

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  18. Filmmaker Michael Mann launches namesake publishing armRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Republic

    The director of such films as "Miami Vice," ''The Insider" and "Heat" announced the creation of Michael Mann Books on Wednesday. He expects to publish fiction and non-fiction titles, which will be simultaneously adapted for film and TV.

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  19. David Reid's 'The Brazen Age' examines New York in its heydayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | San Jose Mercury News

    Talking to David Reid, it's easy to get a sense of just how vibrant New York was in the post-World War II 1940s. It was a kind of golden age, he says -- or, perhaps, a brazen one.

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

    Jan 25, 2016 | 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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