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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of August 21, 2014

Unbroken tells the gripping true story of a U.S. airman who was the sole survivor when his bomber crashed into the sea during World War II.

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Related Topix: Arts, Prison, University of Washington, North Carolina

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Examiner.com

Save the date! AJC Decatur Book Festival

The 2014 Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival Presented by DeKalb Medical will feature a large and diverse LGBT track lineup, sponsored this year by the Atlanta Pride Committee.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Arts

Publishers Marketplace

People, Etc.

Rick Horgan will join Scribner on August 25 as executive editor, where he will acquire and edit nonfiction, including politics, sports, current events, biographies, business, memoir, and thought leader books, as well as commercial fiction.

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Related Topix: Arts

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

The Tank to Present Dark Fest - Two Weekends of Shows Using Alternative Power Sources, 8/21-31

The Tank, a non-profit arts presenter located in the heart of midtown, will present the second annual Dark Fest: two weekends of eclectic performances in which no power is provided by the theater, and all light and sound must designed by the artists using alternative energy sources.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Alternative Energy, Energy

Independent Weekly

Historical fiction par excellence in The Story of Land and Sea;...

But with care and erudition, they bring the past to life with more immediacy than nonfiction.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Arts, Simpson, NC, Chapel Hill, NC, Beaufort, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Publishers Marketplace

People, Etc.: Sand Named Abrams Publisher; Hachette UK Merges Quercus and C&R

Little, Brown executive editor Michael Sand will join Abrams as vp, publisher, adult trade as September 22. He has been at Little, Brown since 2006.

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Related Topix: Arts

The Day

Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

Laura Ingalls Wilder's original manuscript of "Pioneer Girl." The original version, written likely in the late 1920s, was written on tablet paper with lead pencil.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Walnut Grove, MN, Arts

BroadwayWorld.com

Amazon Book Editors Reveal List of 2014 'Big Fall Books'

Amazon.com today announced its annual Big Fall Books Preview to help readers discover the best upcoming releases.

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Related Topix: Arts, Willie Nelson, Country, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Drama, New York

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

On the Bookshelf

Each month we take a snapshot of recent local-author releases that have come to our attention.

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Related Topix: Arts, Norfolk State University, Old Dominion University, Poetry, Entertainment

Real Simple

7 Nonfiction Books for Kids That Are Cooler Than Fiction

True story: Nonfiction books can bring history, science, and nature to life right in your child's room.

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Related Topix: Arts, Entertainment

Deadline

A+E Studios' Alexandra MacDowell Upped To SVP Production Management

A+E Networks has promoted Alexandra MacDowell to SVP Production Management for A+E Studios .

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Deadline

Pilgrim Studios Options Peter Duffy's World War II Espionage Book 'Double Agent'

Craig Piligian's Pilgrim Studios has optioned film and TV rights to Peter Duffy 's nonfiction book Double Agent : The First Hero Of World War II And How The FBI Outwitted And Destroyed A Nazi Spy Ring.

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Related Topix: Arts

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Deseret News

Book review: 'Wrecks of Human Ambition' is a comprehensive...

"Wrecks of Human Ambition: A History of Utah's Canyon Country to 1936," is a fascinating read and a comprehensive take on European and American efforts to explore, settle and cultivate the canyon country of southeastern Utah.

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Related Topix: Utah, Arts, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Torrey, UT, Escalante, UT

Cybercast News Service

Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children's series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted "Little House on the Prairie" fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Walnut Grove, MN, Arts

ABC News

Wilder Memoir to Give Gritty View of Prairie Life

Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children's series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted "Little House on the Prairie" fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Walnut Grove, MN, Arts

Denver Post

Wilder memoir to give gritty view of prairie life

Laura Ingalls Wilder penned one of the most beloved children's series of the 20th century, but her forthcoming autobiography will show devoted "Little House on the Prairie" fans a more realistic, grittier view of frontier living.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Walnut Grove, MN, Arts

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

This Week's Bestsellers: August 18, 2014

With the 40th anniversary of Watergate, and a whiff of some manufactured controversy, Rick Perlstein's The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan hits this week's Hardcover Nonfiction list at #10.

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Chattanoogan.com

Lee's Woolfitt Receives Plattner Award, Nemerov Scholarship

Dr. William Woolfitt, assistant professor of English at Lee University, has won the Appalachian Heritage Plattner Award in Fiction for his short story "Daughter with a Star on Her Brow."

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Related Topix: Lee University, Arts, Poetry, University of the South, Ohio

Philly.com

Bradley Cooper, Todd Phillips to produce 'A Thousand Pounds of Dynamite' for Warner Bros.

Warner Bros has acquired Adam Higginbotham's non-fiction article "A Thousand Pounds of Dynamite" for Todd Phillips and Bradley Cooper to produce under their new banner.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Bradley Cooper, Arts, Warners, NY, Movies, Entertainment

Stanford

's 2014 Three Books program embraces theme of 'science and scientists'

Physicist Persis Drell chose this year's 'Three Books' with their diversity of styles and approaches to science to appeal to the wide interests of incoming freshmen and transfer students.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, Physics, Science, Asian-American, Japanese-American, Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA

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