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  1. Books: Satisfaction in meaty charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    All the squalor and grit of late 19th-century New York is evoked in this highly original story about strangers whose lives become entangled. Sisters Odile and Belle Church are performers at a Coney Island sideshow but, when it burns down, Belle disappears into the city.


  2. Meet The Creator Of The New Magazine By Women, For Everyone, That's Going To Change EverythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | MTV

    Jillian Goodman saw a problem, and she set out to fix it. The 28-year-old, an editor at Fast Company, has been paying attention to the VIDA Count , a study that looks at how many women contributed to various publications versus how many men contributed.


  3. Why didna t Vanity Fair tell readers it hadna t seen bin Laden burial photos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | The Washington Post

    Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh has shaken Washington with a massive piece, titled " The Killing of Osama bin Laden ," in the London Review of Books. It takes issue with the talking points pushed out by President Obama and his aides following the May 2011 killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.


  4. Seymour Hersh: The press was misled about bin Laden raidRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Poynter Online

    Article alleges 'blatant' lies A new report from heavyweight investigative reporter Seymour Hersh published in the London Review of Books outlines a dramatic revision to the prevailing narrative of the killing of former al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden . The report, which runs more than 10,000 words, alleges that the press was misled on several key details of the mission, including how bin Laden was tracked, how many times he was shot and whether he was buried at sea.


  5. Dinesh Da Souzaa s year of magical thinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Religion News Service

    Vanity Fair recently reported that conservative activist Dinesh D'Souza requested a "summer break" from his court-ordered confinement. D'Souza, the author of The End of Racism and What's So Great About Christianity , plead guilty last year to campaign finance violations.


  6. More 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' details releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Inside Bay Area

    On Star Wars Day , Vanity Fair is giving us some more details about the upcoming "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," along with a cover shot of Han Solo , Chewbacca , Rey and Finn . Director J.J. Abrams told the magazine he's considering briefly showing the bones of the most annoying creature in the universe.


  7. Bookselling Roundup, Week Ending May 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... letting its inventory dwindle and will close its doors in the next few months. BAM Closed in Williamsburg, Va. : The Books-A-Million on Richmond Road closed with little fanfare earlier this week. The nation's number two bookstore chain will close ...


  8. The band that released the best folk album of 2015 is playing Johnny Brenda's in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... For The Roses. It is vulnerable, intimate, alluring and graceful acoustic music, inspired by bluegrass as much by The Books, whose music Lindeman is a fan of. The album was recorded with Afie Jurvanen (Bahamas) and Robbie Lackritz (Feist). In a ...


  9. Monday Musings, Vol. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 |

    As I write this, I'm feeling a bit of pressure to keep turning those pages. As you may know, I'm on a mission to surpass the number of books I read last year .


  10. Pen Parentis to Host 5/12 Literary Salon at the Historic New York Times BuildingRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 |

    Pen Parentis Literary Salons close an exciting season with readings by internationally best-selling author Sarah Pekkanen, Pulitzer Prize nominee Charles McNair, Amazon #1 Women's Fiction pick author Amy Scheibe, and triple-threat writing phenomenon Liz Rosenberg . The night begins at 7pm with networking over wine.


  11. 1Book140: Vote for a Book to Read in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | The Atlantic

    In light of the robust conversation happening over at #1book140 about commenting, voting, and community , May's vote is going to be a bit of a grab bag of military fiction, books with maternal themes, books suggested ironically, and books that people just felt like reading. Full points to @twindy5 , who nominated Anthony Doerr's novel before Monday's announcement that it won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.


  12. Damn liberal mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    It was during the question-and-answer session on a panel of political literary heavyweights that Los Angeles Times Washington, D.C. bureau chief David Lauter flummoxed the liberal crowd. The panel, on Day 2 of the annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, had gone well up until that point, exploring the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act , the Supreme Court and the end of President Richard Nixon 's tenure .


  13. 16 exciting things to do in Glasgow this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 |

    ... Singh Kohli steps up at the Mitchell Library on Tuesday (21 Apr) as the latest Scottish celebrity to discuss The Books That Made Me - part of the Aye Write! festival. Also delving into inspirational tomes, comic book writer Mark Millar - of Wanted ...


  14. First Listen: Paul De Jong, 'IF'Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    At the turn of the 21st century, computers began to audibly infiltrate musical realms far beyond the electronic and experimental spaces, cropping up in rock, indie-pop and more. One of the cagiest uses of the computer could be heard on The Books' winsome 2002 debut Thought For Food .


  15. at the Festival of Books this weekendRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | LA Observed

    Hi all. I'll be back at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at USC on both Saturday and Sunday.


  16. Sarah Pekkanen, Amy Scheibe, Liz Rosenberg, and Charles McNair Set for Pen Parentis, 5/12Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 |

    Pen Parentis Literary Salons close an exciting season with readings by internationally best-selling author Sarah Pekkanen, Pulitzer Prize nominee Charles McNair, Amazon #1 Women's Fiction pick author Amy Scheibe, and triple-threat writing phenomenon Liz Rosenberg . The night begins at 7pm with networking over wine, compliments of Andaz Wall Street.


  17. Read-aloud list for homeschooling familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2009 |

    With school upon us I thought a list of read-aloud books would help families increase their reading family time. We have read just about every one of these books as a family.


  18. Atticus Lish wins the PEN/Faulkner Award for 'Preparation for the Next Life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Inside Bay Area

    Where Philip Roth, John Updike and Ann Patchett have gone before, Atticus Lish has now followed. Earlier this week, it was announced that his novel "Preparation for the Next Life," will receive the 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction.


  19. DIY Maven Styles Cute Decorations For A Spring SoireeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | CBS Local

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  20. Yep, 'Game Of Thrones' Is Definitely Going To Spoil The End Of The BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | MTV

    Vanity Fair quotes "Game of Thrones" show runner David Benioff discussing how the show and the books by George R.R. Martin will intersect moving forward, what with the upcoming season five expected to cover the two remaining published books in the series. Basically, if you were hoping that "Thrones" would just cough up an entirely different ending than what Martin has planned, well let's go right ahead and give those hopes the King's justice right here and now: "Luckily, we've been talking about this with George for a long time, ever since we saw this could happen, and we know where things are heading.