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2 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

Book News: New Haruki Murakami Book Coming Out In December

A new Haruki Murakami book is coming out in English in December. Murakami's just-released Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage has topped The New York Times ' hardcover fiction bestseller lists and reportedly inspired some Londoners to wait in line overnight to meet Murakami at a book signing.

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6 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Historic Home on the Doorstep of Salisbury Cathedral

Within sight of what has been described as England's 'single most beautiful structure,' this nine-bedroom, Grade-I listed home nestles quietly in Salisbury's Cathedral Close.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Bill Bryson

10 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Anticipation grows for the up-coming 'Prince Lestat'

Well, the wait is almost over. For millions of devout Anne Rice fans who have been dreaming of her return to " The Vampire Chronicles" for over 10 years, October 28th, 2014, cannot come quick enough.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Dark Horizons News

"Star Wars" Staffers Rank The Lightsaber Battles

The editorial staff of the official "Star Wars" website, StarWars.com, have decided to rank the top ten one-on-one fights in the first six "Star Wars" movies.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Empire, Pop/Rock

Boston.com

Foreign Correspondent by H.D.S. Greenway

In 1940, Alfred Hitchcock released a film loosely based on "Personal Affairs,'' the autobiography of the brilliant and colorful journalist Vincent Sheean.

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Brandon Sun

Manitoba's 'Da Vinci Code': legislature a treasure trove of hidden symbols, codes

The Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Saturday, August 30, 2014. The seat of political power in Manitoba is the last place one might expect to find the bust of Medusa, recurring odes to "666" and the number 13, alongside Egyptian sphinxes etched with hieroglyphics.

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Related Topix: Canada, Celebrities, Dan Brown, Authors, Books

Brandon Sun

Jeffrey St. Jules's surreal sci-fi musical 'Bang Bang Baby' to premiere at TIFF

The original inspiration for "Bang Bang Baby," a surreal sci-fi musical about a 1960s small town that suffers mass mutations, came from "Viva Las Vegas."

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Related Topix: Canada, Viva Las Vegas, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, Celebrities,

CBS News

Labor day recognizes fight for fair wages, hours

Millions of Americans are enjoying the day off work and school, but some may have lost the significance of the national holiday.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

CNN

15 funniest travel books ever written

"Sylvia lurched toward the railing. She threw up. And then she eased her way back to her familiar perch in the aft compartment, her head dangling over the rail, her eyes closed, muttering darkly.

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Related Topix: Italy, World News, Bill Bryson, Travel

Access Hollywood

'Outlander' Cast Reacts To Diana Gabaldon's Cameo

Author Diana Gabaldon made her acting debut in Saturday night's "Outlander," and the cast loved watching her work alongside them.

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Related Topix: Diana Gabaldon, Graham McTavish

The Times of India

Ukraine rebels prepare for attack, EU warns Russia

A Ukrainian loyalist fighter from the Azov Battalion stands guard on a hill on the outskirts of Mariupol on August 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, Ukraine, Battalion, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The St. Petersburg Times

Russia Officially Recognizes 'Star Wars' as Film Classic

Despite a revival of Cold War tensions, the Russian government formally advised its citizens to watch a Hollywood sci-fi classic.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Cold War, Entertainment, Television

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Detroit News

Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

Akron-based Scottish-American Society member Alex Murray, left, wears a modern dress kilt.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, World News, Akron, OH, Celebrities, Liam Neeson, Diana Gabaldon

Zap2it.com

'Outlander' author Diana Gabaldon cameos on episode 4 of Starz series

Diana Gabaldon, who write the wildly popular "Outlander" novels, guest stars in episode 4 of the Starz drama based on her books.

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9Down.Com

Hannibal S02 BDRip & 720p BluRay x264-DEMAND

The series will feature the characters known from Thomas Harris' novel "Red Dragon" - FBI Agent Will Graham and Dr. Hannibal Lecter, who were portrayed by Edward Norton and Anthony Hopkins, respectively, in the movie version of "Red Dragon."

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Related Topix: Thomas Harris, Celebrities, Anthony Hopkins

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Mary Shelley

"I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper," proclaimed MARY SHELLEY in her introduction to the 1831 edition of Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus , little realizing she had birthed the posthuman.

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The Northern Echo

Former councillor enjoys Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut

A FORMER long-serving councillor said he is pleased with the reception given to his debut appearance at a major arts festival.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Teens charged with arson at Tom Clancy's estate

Two teenage boys have been charged in a fire that destroyed a building on the estate of late author Tom Clancy Teens charged with arson at Tom Clancy's estate Two teenage boys have been charged in a fire that destroyed a building on the estate of late author Tom Clancy Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1pq3zyo Writer Tom Clancy ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tom Clancy, Authors, Books, West Hollywood (West Hollywood, CA), Huntingtown, MD

The Salinas Californian

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Books Introduce a Wide Array of Emotions Spiritual subjects can be great aides for relaxation and understanding.

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Related Topix: Books, Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card, US Military, US Marine Corps

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Lost Charlie chapter is revealed

A lost fifth chapter of Roald Dahl's Charlie And The Chocolate Factory has been published for the first time A chapter of Charlie And The Chocolate Factory which was cut from the final version has been published for the first time.

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