Saturday , 25 October 2014

Category: Arts & Entertainment

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Official Book Club Selection

The feisty comic settles a few scores, celebrates the friends and mentors who helped her claw her way to the middle, and shares insider gossip about celebrity behavior—the good, t ...

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Pop Salvation

Caleb is a small southern boy at a Washington private school. Lonely and isolated, he comes into his true self when he discovers the art of Andy Warhol, Rocky Horror Picture Show, ...

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Cheever: A Life

John Cheever (1912–1982), Pulitzer Prize-winning chronicler of suburban angst, was the very model of a postmodern, self-loathing, closeted, alcoholic bisexual who viewed his sexua ...

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Café Tempest

I love fictional memoirs—they allow writers to share the heart of a story while allowing them to protect the innocent. In Café Tempest, Sarah agrees to direct the local Greek town ...

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Forbidden Love, Bubbala

As the English mother of a half-Jewish gay son, Anne Rosenbaum is the kind of person who . . . no, she is a person, period, who doesn’t let nationality, culture, or inherited reli ...

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Double Jeopardy

You just can’t help it. Much as you try, you can’t help picking up one of those tabloids while you’re waiting in line at the grocery store. This star divorced that one after he ha ...

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Sugarland: Live On the Inside

This CD/DVD combo platter offers live recordings from the locally monikered country duo’s current tour, including their Grammy-winning “Stay.” Covers of Pearl Jam’s “Better Man” a ...

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Nuke the Soup: Make Waves Not War

NTS’s veteran pop rocker Mark Davison says the ska-y closing track here was inspired by a dream in which he was performing onstage with Eddie Vedder at a Neil Diamond concert. Wha ...

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Cathy-Anne McClintock: Cathy-Anne McClintock

This lilty-voiced Canadian bluegrass/folk singer/songwriter’s inspirational, frequently covered “I Wanna Live Like That” is the big commercial draw here. But listen closest to the ...

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A Fine Frenzy: Bomb in a Birdcage

Traces of Feist sneak through on this upbeat sophomore offering from the alt group fronted by Alison Sudol. The perkiness of the CD’s opener, “What I Wouldn’t Do,” belies the dept ...

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