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Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

Pope book backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptic

ROME — Pope Francis is supporting demands for racial justice in the wake of the U.S.

Queen, Prince Philip to spend Christmas at Windsor Castle

LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, Prince Philip, will spend Christmas at Windsor Castle instead of their Sandringham estate for the first time in decades.
Netflix Canada loses 'Friends' as Crave nabs exclusive streaming rights

Netflix Canada loses 'Friends' as Crave nabs exclusive streaming rights

TORONTO — Netflix Canada will bid farewell to "Friends" later this month as the hit sitcom moves to Crave. Both streaming platforms confirmed the switch on Tuesday, saying Dec.
Event organizer drops BookExpo, annual publishing convention

Event organizer drops BookExpo, annual publishing convention

NEW YORK — The annual publishing convention and trade show known as BookExpo, a decades-old tradition where guest speakers have ranged from Bill Clinton to Margaret Atwood, may be coming to an end.

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Nonfiction 1. A Promised Land by Barack Obama, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 2. Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey, narrated by the author (Random House Audio) 3. Unf—k Your Brain by Faith G.
Awards season hopefuls line up for December streaming debuts

Awards season hopefuls line up for December streaming debuts

TORONTO — Awards season is in full swing on streaming services this month, even if the Oscars and Golden Globes have been pushed further into 2021 due to the pandemic.
Irina Antonova, head of top Moscow art museum, dies at 98

Irina Antonova, head of top Moscow art museum, dies at 98

MOSCOW — Irina Antonova, a charismatic art historian who presided over one of Russia's top art museums for more than half a century, has died at 98. The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts said Antonova, its president, died in Moscow on Monday.
‘I’m Your Woman’ puts a fresh spin on the 1970s crime drama

‘I’m Your Woman’ puts a fresh spin on the 1970s crime drama

Director Julia Hart couldn’t stop thinking about Tuesday Weld. She had just watched Michael Mann’s 1981 thriller “Thief” and Weld’s character Jessie had taken over her imagination.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Bestsellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Rhythm of War” by Brandon Sanderson (Tor) 2. “Daylight” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 3. “A Time for Mercy” by John Grisham (Doubleday) 4. “The Law of Innocence” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 5.

Review: Hitman hiding out in England stars in 'Eddie's Boy'

“Eddie’s Boy,” by Thomas Perry (Mysterious Press) The hitman known as the butcher’s boy is back, forced out of retirement at age 61 to confront an implacable old enemy who wants him dead.