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  • Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'

    Roxane Gay on 'Bad Feminist'
    It's not easy being a feminist these days (not that it ever was), in part because the push for equality for women managed to pick up a lot of negative baggage over the decades. Today, many people — including many women — think of feminism as a...
  • More than 900 authors sign angry, open letter to Amazon

    More than 900 authors have signed an open letter to Amazon, charging the online retailer with engaging in “selective retaliation” against writers in its dispute with the Hachette publishing group. The writer Douglas Preston began circulating...
  • Gillian Anderson's first book, a supernatural thriller, is coming

    Gillian Anderson's first book, a supernatural thriller, is coming
    Actress Gillian Anderson has written a supernatural/science fiction thriller, "A Vision of Fire," which will begin a series to be published by Simon & Schuster. Anderson's EarthEnd Saga will launch Simon451, a new Simon & Schuster imprint publishing...
  • CBS profit falls 7% in 2nd quarter with softer advertising sales

    Broadcasting giant CBS Corp. reported 7% lower second-quarter profit due to softer advertising sales, including at its marquee CBS broadcast network, and lower program licensing fees. For the quarter ended June 30, CBS reported net income of $439...
  • Hit the books, a little cheaper

    Back-to-school shopping has started, and for college students, that means figuring out how to pay for at least one big expense: textbooks. The average student at a four-year public college spends about $1,200 per year on course books and materials,...
  • News Corp. Revenues Fall on Weaker Ad Sales, Subscriptions

    Revenues at News Corp. fell during the most recent fiscal quarter on weaker subscription sales and a sluggish advertising market. The publishing company's revenues dropped 3% to $2.19 billion, compared to the $2.26 billion in the year-ago period. The...
  • Ad Softness Crimps CBS 2Q Results

    CBS said second-quarter net income fell 3.9%, as advertising softness resulted in revenue shortfalls at three of its major segments during the period. The company said revenue fell about 5.3% - to $3.17 billion from $3.39 billion - as its entertainment...
  • 'Alliance' dissects changing relationship between workers and managers

    If the hype is to be believed, you can see the future in Silicon Valley. In that part of California, youthful geniuses start companies that change everything about how we live and do business. And, if authors Reid Hoffman, Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh are...
  • State Appeals Decision That Freed Kennedy Cousin In Notorious Greenwich Killing

    State Appeals Decision That Freed Kennedy Cousin In Notorious Greenwich Killing
    In their effort to return accused Greenwich killer Michael Skakel to prison, state prosecutors filed an exhaustive appeal Friday of the decision by a judge who freed Skakel last year after concluding his conviction was the result of an ineffective defense...
  • A tribute and revelations from the son of the Godfather of Soul

    The world knew singer James Brown as The Godfather of Soul — the singer who essentially invented funk and who from the mid-1950s through the 1990s put more than 100 songs on the R&B charts and influenced generations of performers, including such...
  • Kim Kardashian's newest project: a selfie book

    Kim Kardashian's newest project: a selfie book
    Leave it to Kim Kardashian to release a photo book titled "Selfish." Cue the smirks. Now cue them in reverse, because this entrepreneur is simply embarking on her next make-me-money-honey venture. The 352-page hardcover book, made up entirely of Kimmy K...