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2 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Things to do in Union County for Monday, April 21

Take a look at some of the best in photographs sent to the Suburban News during the week of April 21-25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Union County, NJ, Fanwood, NJ, Scotch Plains, NJ, Life of Pi, Garwood, NJ

6 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Wolf of Wall Street to help agents

The man sent to the slammer for securities fraud and whose debauched diet of sex, drugs and money inspired The Wolf of Wall Street is to lecture real estate agents on the importance of ethics and integrity.

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Related Topix: Wolf of Wall Street, The Wolf of Wall Street, Real Estate, Home, Home Selling

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Washington Post

A defense of public education against a the wolves of Wall Streeta

Jordan Belfort is an over-the-top swindler with no off switch in Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street."

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Related Topix: The Wolf of Wall Street, Wolf of Wall Street, Celebrities, Leonardo DiCaprio, Austin, TX, Standardized Testing, Education

NorthJersey.com

Feldberg: Post-Potter roles show star's versatility

There was a time the string of Harry Potter movies seemed like they'd go on forever.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Harry Potter, Vocal, Daniel Radcliffe, Ireland, Europe, World News

USA Today

Hilarious memoirs by women

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Related Topix: Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?, Mindy Kaling, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, Sleepless in Seattle, Lena Dunham, New York, Bossypants

Examiner.com

Two books take the top spots for selling books

As predicted there was a healthy shuffle of books in the top lists from the week.

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Related Topix: The Goldfinch

Bournemouth Echo

My life as a film and TV extra - meet the woman who's starred with Sir Michael Caine to Kermit

I wonder if Angie Inwards' new neighbours in sunny West Moors are aware they have a film star in their midst? Have they not clocked the glamorous woman who has appeared in everything from Harry Potter to Layer Cake to EastEnders and who will be appearing in the new Paddington movie? But they could be forgiven for missing the clues, all that early ... (more)

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Michael Caine, Harry Potter, The Four Feathers, War Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure

The News Tribune

Best-sellers

3."The Invention of Wings," by Sue Monk Kidd The friendship between a 10-year-old Charleston slave and her reluctant 11-year-old owner.

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Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Painting, Arts, The Invention of Wings

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

David Fincher's 'Gone Girl' Adaptation Will be Released This Fall

On the day of her 5-year wedding anniversary, Amy Dunne disappears. Her husband Nick Dunne reports her missing.

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Related Topix: Gone Girl

Mirror.co.uk

Harry Potter quiz: How well do you know The Chamber of Secrets and The Prisoner of Azkaban films?

It's a Bank Holiday weekend which certainly means one thing in TV terms - an excuse to air the Harry Potter films again.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter

Examiner.com

Guess who finally read The Help?

Are you one of those people who run out and buy a book because Oprah liked it or it's on somebody's best-seller list or you want to be the first among your friends to read it? Or are you someone who dislikes hype, is busy reading four other books, and waited years before picking up Harry Potter number one? Reading habits often put me in the latter ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Help, Salt Lake City, UT

I4U Future Technology News

Idris Elba Becomes Dad Again

Idris Elba is very happy. He has become a father once again. Elba's girlfriend Naiyana Garth gave birth to a baby boy on April 17th.

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Related Topix: Idris Elba, Mandela, Drama Movies, Long Walk to Freedom

Schneier on Security

Book Title

My absolute favorite is Data and Goliath , but there's a problem. Malcolm Gladwell recently published a book with the title of David and Goliath .

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Related Topix: Outliers, David and Goliath

The Star Online

Harry Potter fans open 'Hogwarts' school online, enrolling students now

'Hogwarts is Here' is a new website created by Harry Potter fans that offers online courses to aspiring wizards and witches.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Journal and Courier

Emails shed light on end of Common Reading at PurdueEmails shed light ...

Purdue University professor Kevin McNamara, left, interviews Khaled Hosseini, author of "The Kite Runner," on Aug. 22, 2010, in Elliott Hall of Music.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, Mitch Daniels, US Governors, Unbroken

OhNoTheyDidnt

Laura Prepon Will Return Full-Time for Season 3 of Orange Is the New Black

Lovers of steamy tension and thick glasses, rejoice. If there ends up being a third season of Orange Is the New Black , Laura Prepon will return full-time as Piper's on-again, off-again love interest, Alex Vause .

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Related Topix: Orange is the New Black, Drugs

TheCourier.com

Findlaya s humans prove quite likeablePosted on Fri. Apr 18th, 2014

DAVE MORROW gets ready to take a photo of a woman and young girl at Merry Time Nursery School.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Social Software, Humans of New York, Photography, Arts, Hancock County, OH

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News

Baby boy for Mandela film star Elba

The actor, best known for playing Nelson Mandela in last year's biopic The Long Walk To Freedom, tweeted that his partner, make-up artist Naiyana Garth, had a baby boy yesterday.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, Long Walk to Freedom

CSBSJU Library Blog

Read the Book - Watch the Movie

Read the Book: Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis This book explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money.

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Related Topix: Moneyball

Colorado Springs Independent

PPLD announces books for All Pikes Peak Reads 2014

This morning at the Pinery on the Hill, as a part of the Innovate Colorado Springs events this week, Pikes Peak Library District announced its theme - "Engage the Extraordinary" - and title selection for All Pikes Peak Reads 2014 .

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Related Topix: The Invention of Wings

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