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Shawn Levy on adapting celebrated novel 'All the Light We Cannot See' for the screen

Shawn Levy on adapting celebrated novel 'All the Light We Cannot See' for the screen

TORONTO — Adapting a beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel into a Netflix series sounds like a daunting task, but Canadian director-producer Shawn Levy says bringing “All the Light We Cannot See” to the screen didn’t feel that way for a simple reason
Book Review: 'The Warped Side of Our Universe' a novel look at secrets of cosmos

Book Review: 'The Warped Side of Our Universe' a novel look at secrets of cosmos

Black holes, wormholes and other mysteries of the universe are so firmly embedded in popular culture — from Carl Sagan's “Contact” to Christopher Nolan's “Interstellar” — that readers with no scientific background have some images in mind when the co
Book Review: 'White Holes' by Carlo Rovelli reads more like poetry than science lesson

Book Review: 'White Holes' by Carlo Rovelli reads more like poetry than science lesson

It doesn't take a degree in astrophysics or expertise on Albert Einstein to appreciate “White Holes,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli's latest book. But brushing up on Dante Alighieri's work might help.
Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki writes about her years in government in 'Say More'

Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki writes about her years in government in 'Say More'

NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has a two-book deal with Scribner, starting with a book in which she will reflect on her years in government and offer advice on both public and private communication.
Book Review: Broad themes meet niche topics in Fadipe's debut novel 'The Sun Sets in Singapore'

Book Review: Broad themes meet niche topics in Fadipe's debut novel 'The Sun Sets in Singapore'

Dara's dream of defying the odds and becoming a partner at her firm is just within reach when Lani enters the picture.
Legendary Canadian sprinter Donovan Bailey takes story back with new book

Legendary Canadian sprinter Donovan Bailey takes story back with new book

It’s a promise fulfilled for Donovan Bailey. The former 100-metre world-record holder and 1996 Olympic double gold medallist is set to release his book “Undisputed: A Champion’s Life” on Tuesday.

'The Art of War' and Amy Schumer's memoir are among many books banned in US prisons. Here's why

NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of thousands of books are being banned or restricted by U.S. prisons, according to a new report from PEN America. The list includes everything from self-help books to an Elmore Leonard novel.

Scholastic will drop policy that makes it easier for school fairs to exclude diverse books

NEW YORK (AP) — Scholastic Inc. will end a widely criticized policy that made it easier for school book fairs not to sell works with racial, disability and LGBTQ+ themes.
Suzette Mayr, Iain Reid among finalists for Governor General's Literary Awards

Suzette Mayr, Iain Reid among finalists for Governor General's Literary Awards

TORONTO — Suzette Mayr, Iain Reid and Susan Musgrave are among the well-known finalists for the Governor General's Literary Awards. The Canada Council for the Arts named 70 finalists across seven categories in both English and French on Wednesday.
Exhibits and collectors editions mark 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's First Folio

Exhibits and collectors editions mark 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's First Folio

NEW YORK (AP) — On the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's First Folio, rare originals are being displayed and publishers are offering collectors editions of Shakespeare's plays, including one that sells for $1,500.
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