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TDS / Colbert

Welcome back! After taking another summer break followed by a Monday off for the Emmy Awards Colbert and Stewart are back! It is good thing they took last night off because Colbert won his second straight Emmy for Best Variety Series! Tonight's guests are David Rose on The Daily Show and Jeff Bridges and Lois Lowry on The Colbert Report.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Deseret News

Why 'The Giver' is more relevant than ever

Main character Jonas of "The Giver" is, in many ways, a precursor to the Katniss Everdeens and Tris Priors that populate dystopian young adult fiction today.

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Deseret News

Why 'The Giver' is more relevant than ever

As the 11-year-old hero of Lois Lowry's epic young adult dystopian novel "The Giver," Jonas set on a path to become his society's next Receiver: The person designated to carry on memories of the way his community once was before the government enacted "Sameness," taking everything from color to emotion out of the equation for the population.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

NewsBusters.org

Why Is 'The Giver' Not Upsetting the Pro-Abortion Left?

The summer's biggest cinematic surprise must be the sight of legendary actress Meryl Streep in black and white as a maternalistic movie villain who proclaims "When people have the freedom to choose, they choose wrong every single time."

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Related Topix: Abortion, Vocal

Vision Monday

Bold Face: Coming Attractions

Bold Face explores the cult of celebrity and the styles, trends and brands that stars show off in movies, at events and living their daily lives.

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Related Topix: Vocal, Thriller, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Action Movies

KSL-TV

10 books read in school that will change your life as an adult

This story is sponsored by The Giver , from Walden Media and The Weinstein Company: the feature film adaptation of Lois Lowry's revered dystopian novel The Giver.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Give and Take

THE GIVER . The film adaptation of Lois Lowry's The Giver has been floating around Hollywood for years, always with Jeff Bridges attached.

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Related Topix: Vocal, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Boyhood

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Slate Magazine

The Culture Gabfest "Precision of Language" Edition

This week Slate Plus listeners hear the gabbers continue their conversation about conversations.

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Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Peterborough: Lowry speaks at Lyceum

Lois Lowry's children's books, such as "The Giver" and "Number The Stars," are famous in many elementary and middle schools, and infamous in others, for subtly addressing grown up subjects like racism, anti-authoritarianism, murder and the Holocaust.

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Related Topix: Peterborough, NH, Vocal, Education Etc.

GalleyCat

Haruki Murakami, Lois Lowry, & Tom Angleberger Debut On the Indie Bestseller List

We've collected the books debuting on Indiebound's Indie Bestseller List for the week ending August 10, 2014-a sneak peek at the books everybody will be talking about next month.

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Houston Press

YA Saves Summer

Should grown-ups be spending their time reading young-adult novels, at the risk of missing the supposed riches of fiction written for actual grown-ups? A recent essay in Slate groused about the legions of adults who long ago graduated from the 12th grade but still devour YA fiction at the expense of everything else.

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Publishers' Weekly

iBooks Bestsellers: Forman Stays on Top

Just days ahead of the debut of the film adaptation of If I Stay , Gayle Forman's novel was once again the top seller in Apple's iBooks store.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ContactMusic.com

OneRepublic Hit The Red Carpet At The NY Premiere Of 'The Giver' - Part 1

Contributors to 'The Giver' movie soundtrack pop band OneRepublic and executive producer Scooter Braun were among the movie's cast and crew arrivals at the New York premiere held at Ziegfeld Theater.

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Effingham Herald

Compelling 'The Giver' will probably leave you wanting more

The Giver " is the kind of movie that can inspire you and drive you crazy at the same time.

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Deseret News

Join the discussion: Why is young adult fiction so political?

Last week's release of "The Giver" in theaters has once again sparked a discussion about the recent slew of political commentary in young adult fiction.

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Broward-Palm Beach

If I Stay Brings Feeling Back to the Multiplex

Should grownups be spending their time reading young-adult novels, at the risk of missing the supposed riches of fiction written for actual grownups? A recent essay in Slate groused about the legions of adults who long ago graduated from the 12th grade but still devour YA fiction at the expense of everything else.

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Related Topix: Vocal, The September Issue, Movies, Entertainment

TheDailyBeast.com

Why 'Boarding' Is Ruining Movies

Johnny Depp made $1 million for a week of Into the Woods . Meryl phoned in her turn in The Giver .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Collider

Director Phillip Noyce and Author Lois Lowry Discuss the Giver, the...

We live in an age of constant YA Film Adaptations. Chances are if there's a book series aimed at the tweens, then there's a corresponding film either made or being made.

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Vanity Fair

The Complete Dystopian Movie Checklist

The box office's obsession with teen-centric dystopian films rages steadily onward, thanks to this week's new release The Giver .

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The Washington Post

Katie Holmes says so much about Scientology without saying anything at all in a The Givera

It's not too difficult to find the parallels between Katie Holmes's role as a wife and mother in "The Giver" and her role as a wife and mother in the Church of Scientology.

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Related Topix: Scientology, Religion, Dawson's Creek, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Katie Holmes, Vocal, Business News

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