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1 hr ago | National Public Radio

How To Name Your Sequel II: Not Just Roman Numerals Anymore

If you want to move beyond just numbers for your sequel titles, critic Bob Mondello says there are a few informal rules you need to follow.


Related Topix: Harry Potter

2 hrs ago | Redford Observer

'Gone Girl' good read for summertime

The primary is coming up and some of us will be out of town on vacation or work, so we will try to... Good Canton friends are avid readers who recommended Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl .


Related Topix: Gone Girl

6 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Gap between worker, CEO has ballooned

How much is enough? We recently learned the median pay package for a chief executive officer rose to eight figures for the first time last year.


Related Topix: Capital in the Twenty-First Century

11 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith tops Maclean's fiction list

This photo provided by Little, Brown and Company shows the book cover of "The Goldfinch," by Donna Tartt.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Happenings: We Meditated with Superwoman Arianna Huffington in Brentwood

Of all the superwoman-led workouts and wellness sessions we've experienced , meditating with Arianna Huffington has definitely been the most zen.


Related Topix: Thrive, Arianna Huffington

The Martha's Vineyard Times

McCulloughs honored for contributions to the West Tisbury library

David McCullough thanks several main contributors the the library's success, including Tim Boland, Dan Waters and Beth Kramer.


Related Topix: Libraries, West Tisbury, MA, The Greater Journey

GOP Rep. Demands Investigation into Google over D'Souza Allegations

Dinesh D'Souza , who recently pled guilty to a campaign finance violation , has been after Google for three weeks over allegations the company is muffing the search results for his new movie America .


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Obama's America, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dana Rohrabacher, Internet, Science / Technology

Romsey Advertiser

US authors make Booker longlist

David Mitchell, David Nicholls and past winner Howard Jacobson are in the running for this year's Man Booker Prize, as its new global embrace gives fewer than half the places on the longlist to Brits.


Related Topix: The Goldfinch

Happy Birthday, Daniel Radcliffe! Top 10 best quotes by the British actor

Popularly known as Harry Potter , Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on the July 23, 1989.


Related Topix: Daniel Radcliffe, Family, Drama Movies, Animation Movies, David Copperfield, Best of 2007, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Statesman

The Great English Novel is dead. Long live the unruly, upstart fiction that's flourishing online

In recent months, some writers have yet again begun to lament the demise of the Great English-Language Novel.


Related Topix: David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas, Twitter

KESQ-TV Palm Desert

Former Republican Presidential candidate to speak in valley

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will headline next year's Desert Town Hall speakers series in Indian Wells, it was announced Tuesday.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, Speakers, Things that Matter, Barack Obama, Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

USA Today

Diane Keaton liked 'awkward kiss' with Michael Douglas

Should he ever seek a career change, Michael Douglas could well be the next Barbara Walters or at the very least, a host on The View.


Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Fatal Attraction, Thriller, Drama Movies, Marvin's Room, Then Again, Celebrities, Michael Douglas, Diane Keaton, The View, Entertainment, Television

WSJ Media and Advertising

See the Gala and Special Presentations for Toronto International Film Festival

Robert Downey Jr. as Hank Palmer and Robert Duvall as Joseph Palmer in 'The Judge,' which will premiere at TIFF.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Wild, Up in the Air, Pitch Perfect, Movies, Entertainment, Advertising

Roll Call

Elizabeth Warren's Summer of Surrogacy Helps Keep 2016 Talk Alive

If Rand Paul is taking this summer's most prominent turn in the Republican spotlight, then the same must be said for his Senate colleague Elizabeth Warren among the new generation of national Democratic players.


Related Topix: A Fighting Chance, US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Senator Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell

Brandon Sun

Reese Witherspoon, Denzel Washington among stars with TIFF-bound films

Oscar-nominated Quebec director Philippe Falardeau will celebrate the world premiere of his new movie "The Good Lie" at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival.


Related Topix: Canada, Wild, An Education

New Hampshire Public Radio -

7.22.14: Sex In The Wild, Chuck Klosterman Tackles Villainy, And The First Fireworks

Today, we have a conversation with an anatomist behind a new PBS series that puts the lens on mammals who reproduce under extreme circumstances, like dolphins.


Related Topix: I Wear the Black Hat

Christian Science Monitor

Waterstones 'local' bookstore meets opposition from residents

UK bookstore chain Waterstones is under fire for a new location called Southwold Books that the managing director of the company calls a "quintessentially local" bookstore but that some Southwold residents are complaining will hurt actual local businesses.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Suffolk County, England

Bellingham Herald

Local booksellers capitalizing on Amazon dispute

Independent bookstores like Doylestown are hoping the months-long dispute between Amazon and Hachette, which publishes authors like Rowling and television personality Stephen Colbert, will provide them with an opportunity to grab more readers.


Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors, Harry Potter, Vocal, Marketing, Harleysville, PA

The Economist

On the volume of volumes

Amazon entered the marketplace last week, with many describing their Kindle Unlimited service as "the Netflix of books".


Related Topix: Libraries, Flash Boys, Simon & Schuster

Genesee Country Express

Dr. Elaine Heffner: Marching to a different drummer

Adding to the discussion about whether children need to work harder to achieve the standards set by the Common Core curriculum is a renewal of the controversy over innate ability vs. practice.


Related Topix: Outliers