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  • Three Authors Who Kept Their Visions By Adapting Their Books to Screen

    Generations of novelists have been frustrated upon seeing their books interpreted onscreen. But on three recent films, the writers won't be able to complain that their vision was compromised. Scripts for Dennis Lehane's "The Drop," Jonathan Tropper's...
  • The NFL scandal shows why you shouldn't get your news from the PR dept.

    The purchase and sale of news reporters by powerful institutions and influential people are hardly a new phenomenon. But like all manifestations of disproportionate wealth, it's been raised to glorious new heights during the early 21st century. Not only...
  • MacArthur Fellows include Alison Bechdel, Terrance Hayes

    Alison Bechdel, the innovative comic artist known for the graphic memoirs “Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic” and “Are You My Mother,” is one of 21 MacArthur Fellows named Wednesday. At first Bechdel, currently at an artist residency...
  • Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

    Between now and the holidays, publishers will push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for the entire year. And I do mean significant everything from "Revival," a scary Hawthornesque novel by horrormeister Stephen King, to a slim book called...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate" by Naomi Klein; Simon & Schuster (534 pages, $30) For Naomi Klein, the tensions between individual freedom, individual rights and the...
  • Low summer lake temperatures could delay steelhead runs

    For some 14,000 years at least since a great glacial lake receded to form the much smaller Great Lakes fish in that freshwater sea have followed a sort of cyclical rhythm. That's all changed, and the new routine is likely to be evident in this year's...
  • Authors urge Amazon board to end contract dispute with Hachette

    Authors urge Amazon board to end contract dispute with Hachette
    (This Sept. 15 story corrects headline, first and second paragraphs to show group contacting Amazon board also includes authors not published by Hachette) SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - More than 1,000 authors, including Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen King and...
  • 'Eleanor Rigby' disappears -- and I am confounded

    "THE GREATEST deception men suffer is from their own opinions," said Leonardo da Vinci. I WENT to a confounding movie last week, titled "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby." It stars a number of my favorite actors, including Jessica Chastain, James...
  • Legendary TV Buys John Scalzi Novel 'Lock In' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Legendary TV has acquired the rights to John Scalzi's novel "Lock In" to adapt into a pilot for a potential series. The book revolves around a highly contagious virus that causes one percent -- or five million -- of the U.S. population to become...
  • Authors United takes its case to Amazon's board of directors

    Authors United takes its case to Amazon's board of directors
    More than 1,000 writers acting as Authors United have signed a letter to be delivered to the 10 members of Amazon's corporate board. One of those board members has already gotten a letter from the group -- that's Chief Executive Jeff Bezos, the...
  • Leonid Bershidsky: New anti-Semitism in Germany isn't the same

    Leonid Bershidsky: New anti-Semitism in Germany isn't the same
    It should surprise no one that representatives from across Germany's political establishment, including the president and chancellor, turned out for a rally against anti-Semitism in Berlin on Sunday, given the country's history and a series of ugly anti-...