Winfrey, Coates among speakers at tribute to Toni Morrison
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Winfrey, Coates among speakers at tribute to Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison celebrated as a pathfinder, an inspiration and a guardian at tribute where speakers included Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis and Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss and others
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Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss and others

President Trump celebrates artists and a couple of well-known institutions with the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal

First Marvel Comics issue sells in Texas for $1.26 million
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First Marvel Comics issue sells in Texas for $1.26 million

A rare near mint condition copy of the first Marvel Comics comic book has sold at auction in Dallas for $1.26 million

James Taylor audio memoir coming early next year
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James Taylor audio memoir coming early next year

James Taylor isn’t working on a typical rock star memoir: The singer-songwriter has a deal with producer-distributor Audible for the audio-only “Break Shot,” focusing on his early years and ending on “the cusp” of his 1970s fame

Dave East is in ‘Survival’ mode for debut album
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Dave East is in ‘Survival’ mode for debut album

Dave East is making his official debut with ‘Survival,’ even though he’s well-known to the hip-hop community

Marvel ‘Voices’ podcast inspires comic book anthology
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Marvel ‘Voices’ podcast inspires comic book anthology

A Marvel podcast that emphasizes diversity is inspiring an anthology of new adventures for some of its most popular superheroes

From ‘Knives Out’ to Bond, Ana de Armas is on the rise
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From ‘Knives Out’ to Bond, Ana de Armas is on the rise

With ‘Knives Out,’ Bond and a turn as Marilyn Monroe, Cuban actress Ana de Armas is on the rise

Country star Sam Hunt arrested for DUI in Tennessee
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Country star Sam Hunt arrested for DUI in Tennessee

Country singer Sam Hunt was arrested for driving under the influence and violation of the open container law after police in Nashville stopped him for driving the wrong way down a one-way road

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Susan Choi, Sarah M. Broom win National Book Awards

Susan Choi’s novel “Trust Exercise” has won the National Book Award for fiction; Sarah M. Broom’s “The Yellow House” won in nonfiction Wednesday night and Martin W. Sandler’s “1919 The Year That Changed America” for young people’s literature.

Janet Evanovich and the plot twist of success
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Janet Evanovich and the plot twist of success

Janet Evanovich, promoting her 26th Stephanie Plum novel, “Twisted Twenty-Six,” is used to being atop the bestseller list

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