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Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

Kenneth Turan's documentary picks on DVD: just the facts

Documentaries are particular favorites of mine, and three recent releases show just how far-ranging the subjects and techniques of nonfiction film can be.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Joan of Arc, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Adventure, Movies, Entertainment

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Steve Laube: Agent + Publisher

In his long history in Christian publishing, Steve Laube has played many roles: bookstore manager , editorial director , and literary agent .

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Related Topix: Arts

WebProNews

Tumbleweeds For Netflix Shows During Monday's Emmys

Netflix originals accumulated a total of thirty-one Emmy nominations last month, but Monday night's ceremony didn't amount to much for them.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Arts

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Columbia Spectator

Get involved: Get your work published

If you're on campus, there's a good chance that you're pretty well-read. You might even fancy yourself a writer.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Examiner.com

'brown girl dreaming' by Jacqueline Woodson: Brilliant and memorable memoir

"brown girl dreaming" by Jacqueline Woodson is her memoir about growing up during the time of the Civil Rights movement.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Arts

Concord Monitor

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 - Wilder's unedited draft that was written for an adult audience and eventually served as the foundation for the popular series - is slated to be released by the South Dakota State Historical Society Press ... (more)

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Related Topix: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Walnut Grove, MN, Arts, Minnesota State University Mankato, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Fri Aug 22, 2014

National Public Radio

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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Related Topix: Arts

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

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