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The times they are a changing: the austere and respected Nobel Prizes are in a bit of chaos this year. They've just announced that...
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Not surprisingly, Anthony Bourdain's books have zoomed to the top of the Amazon best sellers. Alas, death sells when these things happen. The paperback of...
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The president's PR machine is missing. Bill Clinton didn't have to write a mystery with James Patterson, but he did. And in doing publicity for...
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Stunning: Philip Roth is dead at age 85. Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Joseph Heller, Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Norman Mailer. It's sort of incredible,...
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It's Saturday morning in Manhattan. For many that means preparing for brunch or a late lunch at Fred's at Barney's, the hottest spot in...
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Book publishing re-learned an old lesson this winter. Books by celebrities are not automatic best sellers. Indeed. they are flops. To wit: Sean Penn's novel,...
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Famed playwright David Mamet, winner of the Pulitzer Prize,  is not known for writing sympathetic parts for women. Indeed, most of his famous plays,...
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Rose McGowan is "Brave." And as Citizen Rose, in her E! documentary, I was fascinated by her childhood, her resolve, and the path she's...
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Wednesday was a wild day for Donald Trump. While he was busy tweeting inanities to distract the media, a ticking bomb went off that...
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I'm still catching up from yesterday, one of those rare days when you spend the...