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Françoise Hardy, French singing legend and pop icon, dies at 80

Jun. 12, 2024 21:08 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Françoise Hardy, a French singing legend and pop icon since the 1960s, has died. She was 80. Her son, musician Thomas Dutronc, announced her death on social media, sharing a poignant photo of himself as a child with his mother. Hardy had lymphatic cancer since 2004...

Book Review: 'Swole' explores what masculinity could be in a hyperconnected, TikTok-imaged world

Jun. 12, 2024 17:54 PM EDT

Author Michael Brodeur takes the gym too seriously, and not seriously at all at the same time, in his book “Swole: The Making of Men and the Meaning of Muscles” in an effort to show the readers that the overly online world of hypermasculinity is an illusion and what a man can be is what you...

Nicola Coughlan, Luke Newton and 'Bridgerton' cast offer real-life dating advice

Jun. 12, 2024 16:58 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The stars of “Bridgerton,” Netflix’s Regency-era drama rife with romance and heartbreak, offered some dating and relationship advice for fans looking for love. Nicola Coughlan and Luke Newton, who play Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton, dominate the...

At the Tony Awards, a veteran host with plenty of stars and songs on tap

Jun. 12, 2024 13:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tony Awards are Sunday with a familiar host and a new venue, Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater in Manhattan. Here's a guide on what to look for and what to expect. Who is hosting? Academy Award winner and Tony nominee Ariana DeBose, who...

Matty Healy's mom says The 1975 singer and model Gabbriette Bechtel are engaged

Jun. 12, 2024 13:01 PM EDT

The 1975's Matty Healy and model Gabbriette Bechtel are engaged, according to Healy's mother, the English actor Denise Welch. Welch, a regular panelist on the ITV talk show “Loose Women," confirmed the news Wednesday on the U.K. program. “I've obviously known for...

Bestselling author V.E. Schwab agrees to 7-figure book deal. Her next novel comes out in 2025

Jun. 12, 2024 10:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bestselling author V.E. Schwab has a 7-figure book deal. Tor Books, a Macmillan imprint, announced Wednesday that it has agreed to terms on a $2 million contract for a new work from the science fiction/fantasy novelist. “Bury Our Bones in the Midnight Soil” is...

Billy Ray Cyrus files for divorce from Firerose after 7 months of marriage

Jun. 11, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billy Ray Cyrus has filed for divorce from singer Firerose after seven months of marriage. The 62-year-old country musician filed for divorce from the 36-year-old whose legal name is Johanna Rose Hodges in a Tennessee court on May 22, citing irreconcilable...

Jennifer Aniston launches children's book series with best 'friend' Clydeo the dog

Jun. 11, 2024 15:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Inspired by her beloved dog, Jennifer Aniston will soon become a children's author. The “Friends” star has a four-book deal with HarperCollins Publishers and animation studio Invisible Studio for a series of works featuring the animated dog Clydeo, based on the...

Science fiction author Ted Chiang wins PEN/Malamud Award for short story writing

Jun. 11, 2024 14:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Ted Chiang has won a lifetime achievement prize for short stories, the PEN/Malamud Award, marking only the second time a science fiction writer has been honored since the award was established in 1988. Chiang, who has received numerous Nebula, Hugo and other...

US-Audiobooks-Top-10

Jun. 11, 2024 14:13 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 2. 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene, narrated by Richard Poe (HighBridge, a Division of Recorded Books) 3. The Anxious Generation by Jonathan Haidt, narrated by Sean...