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  1. Author of 'Orange is the New Black' speaks at UNCWRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Orange is the New Black is one of the most known Netflix originals. The series follows the story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her 30s who is sentenced to 15 months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money for her drug-dealing girlfriend.

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  2. Makers of Scientology Documentary Call on Tom Cruise and John Travolta to Address 'Abuses'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | People

    The makers of one of Sundance's most buzzed-about films are putting the heat on John Travolta and Tom Cruise . At a TimesTalk panel on Monday to discuss the controversial documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief , director Alex Gibney was joined by writer Lawrence Wright, who wrote the 2013 book the film is based on, and two well-known critics of Scientology featured in the film: former church member Paul Haggis and Mike Rinder, a former head of Scientology's Office of Special Affairs.

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  3. Spike TV Rebrands, Inks Deal With Dwayne JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hollywood Reporter

    At its upfront presentation Tuesday, the Viacom-owned cabler also announced additional episodes for 'Lip Sync Battle' and a script deal for drama 'Emergency Broadcast.' Spike TV used its upfront presentation platform Tuesday to unveil a new logo and tagline and announce an overall deal with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson , among other news.

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  4. Guy-Centric Spike Network Hopes Scripted Shows Like Tut Will Entice Female ViewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Adweek

    Viacom's bro-centric Spike network hasn't been in the upper echelons of cable TV in the recent past, but the company plans to change all that. Today at Manhattan's Cipriani 42nd Street, a cavernous restaurant housed in what used to be an art deco bank building, the network announced its intentions to attract more women to its air, pump up its scripted offerings, and bring viewers the story of King Tut.

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  5. Shonda Rhimes' Newest Pilot Adds Mireille Enos In Key RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cinema Blend News

    ... an adaptation of a Kate Atkinson novel, although I'm not sure which one it's supposed to be. None of Atkinson's nine books are called The Catch , and none of them share the same plotline as this pilot. Perhaps it's an upcoming work of Atkinson's, ...

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  6. On the Books: Kick off National Reading Month with these recommendation listsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Business Insider has 100 books you should read before you die , . If you're more interested in new releases, Vulture has its monthly recommendations as well.

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  7. Pacific University to host best selling author Lisa Genova, reading from her novel 'Still...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Courier Mailer

    Lisa Genova, PhD , author of the best selling novel, "Still Alice," will read from her work at Pacific University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5 in Marsh Hall's Taylor Auditorium. Admission is free.

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  8. Calendar: March 4-11Read the original story

    Tuesday | Philadelphia Weekly

    One Book, One Painting: Arrival Thomas Hovenden's classic painting Breaking Home Ties depicts a boy leaving home for the first time. Join museum-goers in exploring how it sheds light on Christina Baker Kline's novel Orphan Train , which explores the fate of children without families in the 19th century.

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  9. 5 books that would make great moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

    ... city that hosts them. The 87th Academy Awards may have set out to honor films, but this year was also a celebration of books, honored for adaptation and even inspiration. A lot of great books. Why do some books make it to the big screen though, and ...

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  10. 'American Crime' creator visits Bill MaherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Orlando Sentinel

    ABC premieres "American Crime" on Thursday. The show's creator, John Ridley, visits "Real Time With Bill Maher" on Friday.

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  11. Teens find literary lounges at Abington, Dalton librariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times Leader

    In the digitally-saturated world of 2015, where Kindles and Nooks are replacing books and websites and blogs get more visits than local libraries and book stores, some area teens have agreed to silence their smartphones long enough to experience hard-copy books together in a physical environment. Lackawanna County Library System is hosting Teen Reading Lounge during March and April.

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  12. J.K. Rowling Calls New Harry Potter Bibliography Mind-BogglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Writerswrite.com's Writer's Blog

    Can't get enough of Harry Potter? You are in luck. Philip Errington, Sotheby's director for children's books, has just written the definitive bibliography for Potter and Rowling fans.

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  13. Upcoming Steve Jobs book promises 'sensational' new storiesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Boy Genius

    Walter Isaacson's 2011 Steve Jobs biography left much to be desired. For a person as mercurial, intelligent, inspirational, and influential as Jobs was, many anticipated that the biography would provide a never before seen glimpse into the man responsible for some of the greatest technological innovations of our time.

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  14. 19 very important life lessons we learned from the world of Harry PotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... secretly kind of wish he'd kept it and gone on to be the most powerful wizard of all time. Hermione buries herself in books, always puts her hand up in class and turns her homework in on time, every time. But without her endless magical knowledge, ...

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  15. 'The Girl on the Train' by Paula Hawkins tops Maclean's fiction listRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Brandon Sun

    Here are the top 10 hardcover fiction and non-fiction books in Canada for the week ending March 1 as compiled by Maclean's magazine. The previous week's position is in parentheses.

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  16. Bill O'Reilly's Publishers Stand By Fox News Host Over Disputed BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hollywood Reporter

    Bill O'Reilly 's publishers Crown Archetype and Henry Holt are standing by the Fox News star after errors were discovered in two of his books. The news comes in the wake of more than a week of reports about inaccuracies in his description of the danger he faced in reporting on the 1982 Falklands War and other conflicts.

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  17. James Franco heading to Toronto to star in Stephen King miniseries '11/22/63'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | GlobalNews

    The actor is producer and lead actor of 11/22/63 , a nine-hour miniseries based on the 2011 novel by Stephen King. Franco will play Jacob Epping, a high school English teacher in Maine who travels back in time to stop the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

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  18. Schletter Praises GLP's 'Unique' X4 BAR 20 at Jaguar LaunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Live Design Online

    Experienced German lighting designer, Henning Schletter has become one of the first creatives in the world to adopt GLP 's new impression X4 Bar 20 LED batten lights deploying them at a major product launch for Jaguar , in front of a star-studded audience that included British actor, and Hollywood star, Idris Elba. In addition to starring as Luther and Nelson Mandela Elba is also a rapper and DJ.

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  19. Jim Gaffigan Coming to GIANT Center, 8/10Read the original story

    Tuesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Jim Gaffigan, a Grammy nominated Comedian, New York Times Best Selling author and top touring performer is coming to Giant Center on Monday, August 10 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets for this show are $42.35, $52.35, $62.35 and $77.85 and are available at Giant Center Box Office. They can be charged by phone at 717-534-3911 and online at www.HersheyEntertainment.com or www.TicketMaster.com .

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  20. Bestselling author Erik Larson garners rave reviews for his upcoming book 'Dead Wake'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... U-Boat. More than a thousand passengers were killed. Both the Monitor and Amazon have named "Wake" as one of the best books of March, with Amazon editorial director Sara Nelson saying of the book, "You know where it's going, [but] he makes you care ...

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