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  • News Corp. Revenues Fall With Slower Ad Sales

    News Corp. said that its revenues in its most recent quarter fell 5% to $2.08 billion, reflecting foreign currency fluctuations and continued sluggish advertising revenues as its newspapers. The company said that its third-quarter net income fell to...
  • Amazon delaying shipments of books from Hachette, publisher says

    Mariano Rivera can throw a 90 mph fastball, but his brand new memoir "The Closer" is moving much slower for Amazon shoppers. It will take Amazon two to five weeks to ship his book, which was published Tuesday. Yet local retailers have it in stock and...
  • For some authors, it's a tour de farce

    For some authors, it's a tour de farce
    When Baltimore writer Rafael Alvarez was driving around the country peddling his books, he sold a collection of his newspaper articles and short stories to a drunken farmer in a men's room outside Memphis, Tenn. He's spent countless nights sleeping in his...
  • Punter Chris Kluwe lacks an NFL job, but he isn't finished kicking

     Punter Chris Kluwe lacks an NFL job, but he isn't finished kicking
    The footballs boom off his foot, sailing high and far, the equivalent of 45, even 50 yards beyond a line of scrimmage. And when the kicker eases up a bit to concentrate on location, he rolls punts within three feet of each other. If Chris Kluwe had...
  • Geithner's new book rips Kirk on U.S. debt and China

    Geithner's new book rips Kirk on U.S. debt and China
    WASHINGTON — In a memoir released today, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner takes a shot at Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois for "delusional" fears when Kirk purportedly warned officials in China not to buy U.S. Treasury securities or other U.S....
  • Woman who made up Holocaust memoir ordered to return $22.5M

    Woman who made up Holocaust memoir ordered to return $22.5M
    In her book "Misha: A Mémoire of the Holocaust Years," Misha Defonseca wrote of her experience of being a young Jewish girl on her own during World War II, fleeing into the woods where she was adopted by wolves, and killing a Nazi soldier. None of it...
  • Daily Press editor's life as award-winning novelist

    Daily Press editor's life as award-winning novelist
    Felicia Mason of York County lives a dual life. Some people recognize her as one of the faces of the Daily Press Feedback column. She also oversees the Good Life section of the newspaper. But in her spare time, Mason is a motivational speaker and...
  • Yorktown author pens novella of Civil War Romance

    "Return to Shirley Plantation: A Civil War Romance," debut work of fiction by Yorktown's Carrie Fancett Pagels, is an old-fashioned love story that rises up from the muddy banks of the James River in Charles City County, Va., where Northern war boats...
  • Noomi Rapace to Co-Star With Will Smith in Legendary's 'Brilliance'

    Noomi Rapace is set to co-star with Will Smith in Legendary's "Brilliance." Smith recently closed his deal to star, and Legendary had been working hard to nail down his co-star over the past couple of weeks. Legendary wants the movie to go into...
  • Robert F. Erburu, former Times Mirror chairman, dies at 83

    Robert F. Erburu, former Times Mirror chairman, dies at 83
    Robert F. Erburu, the last chairman of Times Mirror Co. with close ties to its founding Chandler family, which owned the Los Angeles Times for more than a century, died Sunday at his Santa Barbara home. He was 83. Erburu, a civic leader and prominent...
  • 'No Place to Hide' a vital discussion on Snowden's revelations

    'No Place to Hide' a vital discussion on Snowden's revelations
    Glenn Greenwald's "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State" comes with a built-in challenge: creating a sense of drama when we all know the basics of the tale. In December 2012, the Rio de Janeiro-based journalist,...