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Toni Morisson’s New Novel ‘God Help The Child’ Arrives In April

It’s going to be a long six-month wait for fans of the prolific author Toni Morrison. Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced last Tuesday that Morrison’s new book “God Help the Child,” will be released next year on April 30. The Nobel-prize winning author’s new book was described as a “searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the …

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Joe McGinniss: Author of ‘Fatal Vision’ Passes Away at 71

Author Joe McGinniss passed away Monday afternoon after a two-year battle with prostate cancer. His attorney Dennis Holahan confirmed that he died while being treated at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. He was 71 years old. McGinniss has written 12 books in all, mostly well-known for their politically-related storytelling. One of those books is based on the 1968 campaign and …

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Mark Helprin’s Novel Is Now A Colin Farrell Film

“If it weren’t for music, I would think that love is mortal.” This prosaic musing about music might seem like words written by a romance novelist. Indeed, it’s a quote from one of Mark Helprin’s novels. However, the 66-year-old author has created far more than mere love stories and his work covers various subjects. As he has jumped across genres …

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Leighton Meester Is Set To Debut On Broadway In 2014

Leighton Meester, the former teen star, is set to make her debut appearance on Broadway next year. She will join a cast that already has a couple of stars attached to the project, in a revival of Steinbeck’s classic, Of Mice And Men. Meester is the former star of the popular teen drama, Gossip Girl, and is looking to get …

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Victor Rasuk: New Actor Added To 50 Shades Of Grey

Victor Rasuk is the latest actor to be added to the anticipated adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey. Whether or not someone is a fan of the books and looking forward to the film or not, it has been hard to avoid all of the controversy going around about the film. The big story for a long time was about …

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James Franco’s Book Is Out Now: Actors Anonymous

James Franco has become the ultimate celebrity, changing what it means to have celebrity status. His latest project is a novel called Actors Anonymous, which he loosely based off of the format of Alcoholics Anonymous’ twelve step program. This book is the follow up to his 2010 collection of short stories called Palo Alto, which was his first published written …

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Man Booker Prize: Eleanor Catton Wins The Award

The Man Booker Prize of 2013 was awarded to Eleanor Catton. Catton is a lives in New Zealand, and only 28 years old. She was born in Canada, but moved to New Zealand at the age of 6. This makes her the youngest author to ever win the award, which is the highest literary honor to receive in Great Britain. …

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Charlie Hunnam Backs Out Of Fifty Shades Of Grey

Charlie Hunnam was set to play the lead role of Christian Grey in the upcoming film, Fifty Shades of Grey, but has since backed out. He made the announcement today that he would not follow through with the role, citing his busy television schedule as the main conflict of interest. Hunnam is currently the star of the FX series, Sons …

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