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Acclaimed Shakespearean actor Antony Sher dies at 72

Dec. 03, 2021 10:31 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Antony Sher, one of the most acclaimed Shakespearean actors of his generation, has died aged 72, the Royal Shakespeare Company said Friday. Sher had been diagnosed with terminal cancer earlier this year. His husband, Royal Shakespeare Company Artistic...

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Dec. 02, 2021 17:13 PM EST

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone” by Diana Gabaldon (Delacorte) 2. “The Becoming” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “Fear No Evil” by James Patterson (Little, Brown) ...

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Dec. 02, 2021 14:25 PM EST

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone” by Diana Gabaldon (Delacorte) 2. “The Becoming” by Nora Roberts (St. Martin's Press) 3. “Fear No Evil” by James Patterson (Little, Brown) ...

Review: Leaving the Children of God 'sex cult'

Dec. 01, 2021 13:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sex Cult Nun” by Faith Jones (William Morrow) Faith Jones’ vivid memoir “Sex Cult Nun” chronicles her 23 years in the infamous Children of God cult and her slow journey to leave. Born into the cult in 1977 in Hong Kong, Jones was cult royalty,...

Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man cleared in 1981 rape

Nov. 30, 2021 19:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Alice Sebold publicly apologized Tuesday to the man who was exonerated last week in the 1981 rape that was the basis for her memoir “Lucky" and said she was struggling with the role she played “within a system that sent an innocent man to jail.” ...

Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man wrongly jailed 16 years for the rape chronicled in her bestselling memoir, "Lucky"

Nov. 30, 2021 14:29 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Author Alice Sebold apologizes to man wrongly jailed 16 years for the rape chronicled in her bestselling memoir, "Lucky."

Jessica Seinfeld encourages you to go vegan, no pressure

Nov. 30, 2021 08:56 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jessica Seinfeld became a vegan almost by stealth. The cookbook author and philanthropist started quietly making separate meals for herself without dairy or meat. “I just started doing it myself and experimenting with it and not talking about it and...

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Nov. 29, 2021 17:39 PM EST

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “The Judge’s List” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “Mercy” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 3. “The Stranger in the Lifeboat” by Mitch Albom (Harper) 4. “The...

Book grant program helps Mississippi libraries combat racism

Nov. 28, 2021 08:22 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Sixty years ago, a group of Black students was arrested and jailed for peacefully studying at the white-only Jackson Municipal Public Library. Today, shelves in public libraries in the Jackson-Hinds Library System display books called “We Are Not...

Q&A: T-Pain talks new book, embracing his musical legacy

Nov. 24, 2021 15:57 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There may be a plethora of adjectives to describe music superstar T-Pain, but boring is never included. So when the idea of writing a book was presented, he knew what he would not be writing: an autobiography. “I want to bring joy to other people. I...