Posts Tagged Books and literature

TV’s ‘Twin Peaks’ headed to bookstores as a novel

NEW YORK (AP) — In an Oct. 16 story about an upcoming “Twin Peaks” novel, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a “Twin Peaks” TV sequel will be directed by Mark Frost. It will be directed by David Lynch, Frost’s series co-creator and executive producer.

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Head of TED has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of TED, Chris Anderson, is working on a primer for all would-be TED talkers.

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TV pioneer and sitcom king Norman Lear pens a book

This book cover image released by Penguin Press shows "Even This I Get to Experience," a memoir by Norman Lear. (AP Photo/Penguin Press)

NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment Norman Lear began writing his memoir, he knew what the first line would be: “When I was a boy I thought that if I could turn a screw in my father’s head just a sixteenth of an inch one way or the other, it might help him to tell the difference between right and wrong.”

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Review: ‘Book of Life’ celebrates death

This image released by Twentieth Century Fox  shows the characters Manolo, voiced by Diego Luna, left, and Carmen Sanchez, voiced by Ana de la Reguera  in a scene from "The Book of Life."  (AP Photo/Twentieth Century Fox)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s not surprising that a companion art book to the new animated film directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez and produced by Guillermo del Toro has already been released. Steeped in Mexican folk art and inspired by that country’s holiday the Day of the Dead, “The Book of Life” is a visually stunning effort that makes up for its formulaic storyline with an enchanting atmosphere that sweeps you into its fantastical world, or in this case, three worlds.

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