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  • MGM Buys Movie Rights to Spy Thriller 'I Am Pilgrim'

    MGM has bought movie rights to Terry Hayes' epionage thriller "I Am Pilgrim" and set it up with Lloyd Braun at his Whalerock Industries. Hayes, whose credits include "Payback," "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior" and "Dead Calm," is adapting his debut novel....
  • This week's best-sellers from Publishers Weekly

    Here are the best-sellers for the week that ended Sunday, July 13, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide, powered by Nielsen BookScan (c) 2014, The Nielsen Co. (Reprinted from...
  • Book details father's experiences during the Holocaust

    When Cooper City resident Mort Laitner was a boy, he'd sit at the top of the stairs and listen as his father recounted his terrifying experiences during the Holocaust. "My father would tell this story in the living room to friends from Eastern Europe and...
  • Read & Write: 3 more authors on favorite book characters

    Read & Write: 3 more authors on favorite book characters
    Chicago-area authors continue to tell us about their favorite characters from childhood books as a preview to this year's Children's Read & Write Program, which invites children to submit book reviews for possible publication. Here's what they said. --...
  • Reviews: 'Suspicion' by Joseph Finder, 'The Book of You' by Claire Kendal

    Reviews: 'Suspicion' by Joseph Finder, 'The Book of You' by Claire Kendal
    I spent April and part of May feeling like occupied France, a Hun-like bacterial force having invaded my ears and sinuses. I couldn't do much besides imagine the antibiotics I was taking as tiny biplanes strafing tiny cornfields through which tiny Cary...
  • Exclusive: KKR names Sarnoff head of Americas media and telecoms team

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - KKR & Co said on Thursday that Richard Sarnoff, a former senior executive at European media conglomerate Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA, would succeed Alexander Navab as head of its Americas media and telecommunications industry team....
  • Texan upgraded domestic service

    Texan upgraded domestic service
    Lucille Bishop Smith was a chef, educator, entrepreneur and food corporation president who has been called the first African-American businesswoman in Texas. She is credited with inventing the first commercially marketed hot roll mix and establishing...
  • Spanish engineers create bookstore, hangout in Dallas neighborhood

    At first glance, the nondescript orange bungalow blends into the neat row of homes lining West Eighth Street in Dallas' Oak Cliff neighborhood. It's a bright and breezy Saturday, and the glass front door at number 314 creaks and groans as people wander...
  • It's here: Amazon's e-book subscription service, Kindle Unlimited

    Leaked on Wednesday, launched on Friday: Meet Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's e-book subscription service. Think of it as Netflix for e-books. Like Netflix, the idea is that the service will provide unfettered access to all the content you might imagine...
  • Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71

    Terence T. Finn, author and retired NASA executive, dies at 71
    Terence T. Finn, a retired NASA executive who boosted the Space Shuttle program and whose passion for military history fueled four books on the subject, died June 27 of a blood platelet disorder. The Eastern Shore resident was 71. Dr. Finn, a New York...
  • Death of comics' Archie meant to be 'inspirational' -publisher

    By Alicia Powell NEW YORK, July 15 (Reuters) - Archie Andrews, the redheaded American teenager in the "Archie" comic book series, will die taking a bullet protecting his gay friend in the issue that comes out on Wednesday. But the death of the character...