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Doerr, Powers on fiction longlist for National Book Awards

Sep. 17, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Doerr, Richard Powers and Lauren Groff are among this years nominees on the National Book Awards' fiction longlist, which also includes Honorée Fanonne Jeffers' epic debut novel “The Love Songs of W. E. B. Du Bois,” already an Oprah Winfrey selection and...

Piers Morgan to launch new TV show in deal with News Corp

Sep. 16, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British presenter Piers Morgan will join News Corp and Fox News Media and host a TV show that will air in the U.S., Britain and Australia, the company said Thursday. News Corp executive chair Rupert Murdoch said Morgan, 56, is “the broadcaster every...

US-Audiobooks-Top-10

Sep. 14, 2021 13:13 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. Bright Line Eating by Susan Peirce Thompson, PhD, narrated...

Whitehead's 'Harlem Shuffle' among Kirkus Prize nominees

Sep. 13, 2021 15:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest novels from Colson Whitehead and Joy Williams, and Honorée Fanonne Jeffers' debut work, “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois,” are among this year's finalists for the Kirkus Prize, $50,000 awards presented by the trade publication. ...

Ellen DeGeneres says show is 'happy place' for final season

Sep. 10, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ellen DeGeneres has a lot of ground to cover in the 19th and final season of her talk show, which she promises will be a “huge celebration.” She intends to salute longtime viewers, stroll down memory lane to revisit early appearances by fledgling...

Queen's London representative says royals back BLM movement

Sep. 10, 2021 11:47 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family back the Black Lives Matter movement, one of her senior representatives said in a television interview to be broadcast Friday. Philanthropist Kenneth Olisa, the first Black Lord Lieutenant of Greater London, told...

How the Sept. 11 attacks would shape Biden's presidency

Sep. 09, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For then-Sen. Joe Biden, Sept. 11, 2001, started like most days: riding the 8:35 a.m. Amtrak to work. He had a relatively quiet day planned, including meetings with constituents and a nomination hearing. Then his wife, Jill, called, telling him a plane...

They were some of 9/11's biggest names. Where are they now?

Sep. 08, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

Rudolph Giuliani was a hero before he was a punchline. Lisa Beamer was a wife and mother before she became a symbol of Sept. 11 — and though her celebrity passed, her widowhood cannot. In the aftermath of the planes falling from the sky, America and the world were...

They were some of 9/11's biggest names. Where are they now?

Sep. 08, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

Rudolph Giuliani was a hero before he was a punchline. Lisa Beamer was a wife and mother before she became a symbol of Sept. 11 — and though her celebrity passed, her widowhood cannot. In the aftermath of the planes falling from the sky, America and the world were...

US-Audiobooks-Top-10

Sep. 07, 2021 11:41 AM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. The Afghanistan Papers by Craig Whitlock and The Washington...