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2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Costco removes, then puts back, the book 'America' by conservative writer Dinesh D'Souza

Costco faced protests after deciding to take the book " America : Imagine a World Without Her" by Dinesh D'Souza out of its stores.

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Related Topix: Retail, Costco Wholesale, Obama's America, Rush Limbaugh

6 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

iBooks Bestellers: 'Unbroken' Shows Up at #2

Unbroken , Laura Hillenbrand's testament to the spirit of Louis Zamperini, jumped to the #2 slot after Zamperini's recent death, returning to Apple's iBooks Bestseller list for the week ending July 7. John Green's The Fault in Our Stars continues for another week at #1.

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Related Topix: Unbroken

10 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Radcliffe: New Potter film unlikely

Daniel Radcliffe is not expecting to reprise his role as Harry Potter, despite the publication of JK Rowling's follow-up story about the wizard's later life.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

13 hrs ago | Reuters

Amazon proposes Hachette authors keep all revenue as dispute drags on

Amazon.com Inc has proposed that Hachette authors keep 100 percent of revenue from digital book sales while both sides work to resolve a contractual dispute that has kept some Hachette books off its website for months, the Wall Street Journal cited people familiar with the matter as saying.

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Related Topix: Amazon, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Independent Bookstores, Part II

Researchers from the Hasselt University in Belgium have discovered that the smell of chocolate entices bookstore patrons to linger in the store for a little longer and buy certain kinds of books.

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Related Topix: World News, Belgium, Europe, United Kingdom, Blog News, Life After Life

Buzzsugar

5 Hot Books to Read Before They Become TV Shows

The latest Gone Girl trailer reminded us how obsessed we are with author Gillian Flynn, so we're also psyched on this week's news that one of her other books, Sharp Objects , is being developed into a TV series .

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Related Topix: Gone Girl

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

150 random celebrities, painstakingly sorted into Hogwarts houses

On July 8, J.K. Rowling released a short, short story about grown-up Harry Potter and the Sequel She Swore She'd Never Write , and over in the magical land of central Florida, the Harry Potter theme park's Diagon Alley expansion is entertaining six-hour lines on opening day.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

WKRN

Ben Affleck is "the most hated man in America" in the newest Gone Girl trailer

Is Ben Affleck's Nick Dunne a murderer? That's the question on everyone's mind in the newest trailer for David Fincher's highly anticipated "Gone Girl."

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Related Topix: Gone Girl, Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Video Games, Grand Theft Auto, New York, Billy Ray Cyrus, Country

Daily Mail

British director of FIFA hospitality partner arrested in Brazil over illegal ticket sales

Rollercoaster derails in terrifying Six Flags crash: Four hurt as ride that hits 55mph smashes into tree leaving riders trapped 20ft up 'If you're reading this I am either missing or dead': Disturbing journal entry of teenage girl found by her mom after she disappeared as police suspect human trafficking Police investigating murder mystery of ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Immigration Reform, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Sunday Herald

The indyref donations split: 1,160,000 for Yes Scotland, 2,406,475 for Better Together

Almost 4 million has been donated to campaigners on both sides of the referendum debate, with those fighting for Scotland to stay in the UK receiving over 1.2 million more than their pro-independence rivals, election watchdogs have revealed.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

National Public Radio

Harry Potter Is Back In New JK Rowling Story

J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of the grown-up boy wizard in a new story posted Tuesday on her Pottermore website.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors, Pottermore, SCEA, Video Games

Radio Times

Everything you need to know about JK Rowling's brand new Harry Potter story

Almost seven years on from her last Harry Potter novel, author J.K. Rowling has released a brand new short story featuring Harry Potter and his contemporaries well into their thirties.

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Related Topix: Harry Potter, Easy-Listening, J.K. Rowling, Authors

Inside Bay Area

Review: 'America' serves up revisionist history

It takes 90 minutes for Dinesh D'Souza's rambling, mistitled "America: Imagine the World Without Her" to get to its real point.

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Related Topix: Obama's America, Prison, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Trailer: Gone Girl

This blog is my look at movies, pop culture and entertainment. It's a blog by the people that speaks for the people who love entertainment.

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Examiner.com

Cloud Atlas: Young Son Again Suggests . . .

Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugo Weaving and others discuss the making of the Wachowskis' new sci-fi epic, "Cloud Atlas."

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Related Topix: Cloud Atlas, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Hugo Weaving, The International

Examiner.com

Retailer Costco removing D'Souza's "America" book from its shelves

On Monday, WND has learned that wholesale retailer giant, Costco, began removing Dinesh D'Souza's bestselling book " America: Imagine the World Without Her " from their store shelves nationwide.

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Related Topix: Retail, Costco Wholesale, Obama's America, Issaquah, WA

Joystiq

Join Joystiq at GaymerX2 this weekend

What are you doing this weekend? If you have some spare time and live around San Francisco, you're invited to hang out with Joystiq Editor-in-chief Ludwig Kietzmann and Managing Editor Susan Arendt at GaymerX2! Our dashing managerial duo is hosting and speaking on a panel called " Yes, and? An improvised approach to inclusion ," which introduces a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bossypants

Canada.com

By any name, author spins a fine tale

The Silkworm, the second novel in the Cormoran Strike series from British writer Robert Galbraith, marks not the start of a promising new mystery series but something more significant: the fulfilment of the promise of the first novel.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors

NJ.com

Bethlehem Area Public Library book sales still thriving despite national reading slump

Longtime Bethlehem Area Public Library book sale volunteer Alverta Serfass had a saying: Opening every box of books donated to the sale is like Christmas - you never know what's inside.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Authors, Vocal, Fountain Hill, PA

BBC News

Body identified as missing canoeist

The 29-year-old, of Edinburgh, was on the water with another man when their canoe capsized on Saturday evening.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Harry Potter, Eilean Siar County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Authors, J.K. Rowling, World News,

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