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  • For Maya Sloan, ghostwriting Jenners' YA book just part of fiction fun

    NEW YORK — One day. That was all the time Maya Sloan allowed herself to Google reviews of the dystopian young adult novel she ghostwrote for Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Not surprisingly, Internet trolls had it out for the youngest sisters of the...
  • Samuel Beckett's 'Echo's Bones' finally published after 80 years

    It was “More Pricks Than Kicks” that made me fall in love with Samuel Beckett. The author’s first published work of fiction (he had previously put out a couple of volumes of critical writing), it’s a collection of 10 linked stories...
  • ‘Superman/Wonder Woman’ No. 10: Man of Steel battles Doomsday mutation

     
    The “Superman/Wonder Woman” series was meant to explore the new couple's burgeoning relationship, but between battling General Zod and Faora […]...
  • Universal Studios visitors get early Hogwarts Express ride

    Universal Studios visitors get early Hogwarts Express ride
    Universal Studios allowed guests in the theme park to ride Hogwarts Express on Tuesday afternoon. The train from the “Harry Potter” books and movies will be used to connect the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley at...
  • ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’: ‘Godfather’ inspires Serkis’ Caesar

     
    Before Francis Ford Coppola shot “The Godfather,” he gathered his cast for a meal during which the actors all reflexively […]...
  • Gringotts ride an ambitious centerpiece for Diagon Alley

    Gringotts ride an ambitious centerpiece for Diagon Alley
    There will be a lot riding on Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts when Diagon Alley opens Tuesday. The Gringotts thrill ride is the centerpiece of Universal Orlando's expansion of its Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The company describes it as...
  • Universal's Harry Potter Diagon Alley has soft opening

    Universal's Harry Potter Diagon Alley has soft opening
    Diagon Alley finally had a soft opening for the general public Thursday afternoon, as Universal Orlando let visitors without hotel packages into the new Harry Potter land. Universal did not give information about what the soft opening schedule will be...
  • Review: 'Fare Forward' edited by Laura Sims

    Review: 'Fare Forward' edited by Laura Sims
    "Fame is a fickle food," Emily Dickinson wrote upon the occasion of David Markson's death in 2010. "Pretty much the high point of experimental fiction in this country," David Foster Wallace called Markson's novels (or "novels"), which sold about a...
  • 'Snowpiercer' is sci-fi with a satiric bite to it

    "Snowpiercer" is a veritable United Nations of sci-fi films. Directed by the Korean Bong Joon-Ho ("The Host"), based on a French graphic novel and with a cast built around Captain America (Chris Evans), Oscar winner Octavia Spencer, Tilda Swinton, Jamie...
  • Donna Tartt, 'The Leftovers' and charity in the Hamptons!

    "BEAUTY IS rarely soft or consolatory. Quite the contrary. Genuine beauty is always quite alarming." So says one of the characters in Donna Tartt's first best seller -- "The Secret History." I had determined to read Tartt's other works after "The...
  • 'I Origins' Helmer Mike Cahill Talks Science and Sequels as Sci-fi Pic Prepares to Open Karlovy Vary

    Variety speaks to writer-director Mike Cahill, whose sci-fi mystery "I Origins" opens the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival on Friday. The pic, which was purchased by Fox Searchlight for worldwide distribution, stars Michael Pitt as a young scientist...