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  1. NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of December 18, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Public Radio

    Unbroken tells the true story of a U.S. airman who survived his bomber crashing into the sea during World War II. After that, he faced thousands of miles of open ocean, leaping sharks, a foundering raft, thirst, starvation and a prisoner-of-war camp.

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  2. AP Interview: Coelho says Sony hack threatens allRead the original story

    Friday | KFVS12

    Brazilian author Paulo Coelho says the Sony hack threatens us all if society doesn't enforce important values against anonymous terrorists. The best-selling author says he was prepared to make himself an example - even if it meant inviting criticism and threats - if Sony Pictures had taken him up on his $100,000 offer for the rights to its cancelled film.

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  3. 13 Books To Read (And Gift) Over The HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Shefinds.com

    ... r. Whether you're into Young Adult novels, memoirs, or pop culture-centric essays, check out our slideshow to see what books you'll be cuddling up to this holiday.

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  4. Outlander Is About To Get A Lot Darker, Watch The New TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cinema Blend News

    Outlander returns for the second half of its first season in 2015, but Starz hasn't left us high and dry. Today, the premium cable channel released a new video, which teases a much darker second half to the first season of Ronald D. Moore's series... "These are dangerous times, Mo nighean donn," Jamie tells Claire at the start of the new featurette for Outlander .

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  5. Unbroken Is More About Punishment Than HeroismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Phoenix New Times

    There's something curiously airless about director Angelina Jolie's Unbroken , the story of real-life Olympian and WWII P.O.W. Louis Zamperini. Early on, Louis and his fellow American soldiers are zipping through the golden skies, dogfighting with Japanese planes, and, though the B-24's doors are open and the wind is wild, their hair is perfectly in place.

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  6. Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, December 14, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... - 9780307807441 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 4. Let's Go Crazy by Alan Light - 9781476776774 - (Atria Books) 5. Doctor Who by Alan Kistler - 9781493000166 - (Lyons Press) 6. Minecraft Construction Handbook by Minecraft Game Guides - No ISBN ...

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  7. Senate's 'torture report' will be published as a paperback aimed at a wide audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... to want this edition to read together and talk about." It's not the first time government have been formatted into books. The 9/11 Commission Report and the infamous Starr Report detailing President Bill Clinton's sex scandal, were formatted into ...

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  8. Sauna facts, books to be displayed in January, February7 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | Pequot Lakes Echo

    "The Opposite of Cold" is the title of this array, and that certainly describes the traditional Finnish bath.

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  9. Top 20 films of 2014 - according to movie geek Neil WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | This is South Wales

    Here film geek Neil White, who aims to watch EVERY movie that's released and reviews them on his blog Every Film , gives us his top 20 movies of 2014 - plus his bottom 10. Steve McQueen's film is a staggering achievement and it is also damned important, ramming home how, through the ages, people have mis-used the so-called word of God for their own evil ends. Sadly, that is as relevant today as it was in 1841 when the film is set.

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  10. 'Jobs': Kate Winslet Eyed for Female LeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Kate Winslet is in negotiations for the female lead in Universal's "Jobs," the biopic of the late Steve Jobs. Michael Fassbender is set to play Jobs while Seth Rogen is on board to play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

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  11. Wild: The nature of thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Creative Loafing

    Ever since its August debut at the Telluride Film Festival - and through its tireless relay race over the course of two dozen more fests - Wild has been positioned first and foremost as a showcase for star Reese Witherspoon, creating the impression that the rest of the movie is no more worthy of awards recognition than a bottom-feeding Adam Sandler comedy. Yet Wild is far more than just Oscar bait for an A-list star - based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail , it's a galvanizing human-interest story of the highest order, centering on a woman who immediately emerges as one of the cinematic year's most complex individuals.

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  12. Latest From the Book SmugglersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kirkus Reviews

    ... discerning, thoughtful criticism Kirkus Reviews has contributed to both the publishing industry and readers at large. Books that earned the Kirkus Star with publication dates between November 1, 2014, and October 31, 2015, are automatically ...

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  13. "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," "Annie" Open Friday; "Wild" ExpandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KLAL-FM Little Rock

    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies opened on Wednesday, earning an estimated $24.5 million in its first day of release, according to The Hollywood Reporter . A few more new films join The Hobbit in theaters this weekend.

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  14. Because Nothing Says Female Empowerment Like a Celluloid Sociopath!:Read the original story

    Friday | BrothersJudd Blog

    Bette Davis once said, "When a man gives his opinion, he's a man. When a woman gives her opinion, she's a b***h."

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  15. Witherspoon takes a walk on the a Wilda sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Cape Cod Times

    Cheryl's mother dies in her 40s of cancer. Crushed by guilt and heartbreak, Cheryl turns to indiscriminate sex, alcohol and heroin to block things out.

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  16. Re: Turning's CathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EETimes

    ... give "Soul of a New Machine" a 7, then I'd drop "Turing's Cathedral" down to a 5... @Antedeluvian: If we are talking books about engineering, you have to inlude " The Soul of A New Machine " by Tracy Kidder. My rating- 7 . We think alike -- it was a ...

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  17. The Colder War: 10 key principles to Vladimir Putin's grand strategy for RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheBlaze.com

    ... Putin's grand strategy, developed in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union, in a recent interview with TheBlaze Books [ Facebook , Twitter ]. As Katusa explains, there are 10 major values and principles that underlie Putin's push to return Russia ...

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  18. Review: WildRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Connect Savannah

    Official Site: www.foxsearchlight.com/wild Director : Jean-Marc Vallee Writer : Nick Hornby Cast : Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Tom Sadoski, Gaby Hoffman, Kevin Rankin and Michael Huisman Ever since its August debut at the Telluride Film Festival - and through its tireless relay race over the course of two dozen more fests - Wild has been positioned first and foremost as a showcase for star Reese Witherspoon, creating the impression that the rest of the movie is no more worthy of awards recognition than a bottom-feeding Adam Sandler comedy.

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  19. Science Says This Personality Trait Predicts Job PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Silicon Alley Insider

    "It Tough says that people who test high in conscientiousness get better grades in school and college, commit fewer crimes, and stay married longer. They live longer, too, he says.

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  20. Reese Witherspoon takes charge in "Wild"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Berkshire Eagle

    ... but I need to talk to her. I need to hug this person, and get to know her.' It is absolutely one of the most important books I've ever read in my life." It's important to note, Witherspoon adds, that "Wild," which has a screenplay by Nick Hornby, ...

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