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Playful book about The Beatles wins major nonfiction prize

LONDON — A book that looks at The Beatles from a playful kaleidoscope of angles won Britain’s leading nonfiction literary award on Tuesday.
Restorers remove dangerous Notre Dame cathedral scaffolding

Restorers remove dangerous Notre Dame cathedral scaffolding

PARIS — Restorers at Paris’ fire-damaged Notre Dame cathedral have completed key preliminary work by successfully removing all the perilous roof scaffolding, officials said Tuesday.
12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out

12 Grammy facts: BTS and Dr. Luke in, The Weeknd out

NEW YORK — Twelve things worth noting about Tuesday's nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards, from snubbed singers to posthumous nominees to famous folks competing for awards.
Cirque du Soleil completes sale transaction, emerges from creditor protection

Cirque du Soleil completes sale transaction, emerges from creditor protection

MONTREAL — Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group says it has completed the sale company to a group of its creditors led by Catalyst Capital Group The company announced the closing of the transaction with its secured lenders and its emergence from cour

Review: A maximalist family romp in ‘The Croods: A New Age”

Remember “The Croods”? It’s understandable if the answer is a “sure, kinda?” The 2013 animated film about a cave family in a fictional prehistoric era featuring the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds and Cloris Leachman was pretty enjo
Disastrous first debate is one rerun Fox's Wallace avoids

Disastrous first debate is one rerun Fox's Wallace avoids

NEW YORK — Nearly two months later, Chris Wallace can't bring himself to watch a rerun of the disastrous first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden.
Quebec film darling Xavier Dolan to write, direct TV drama miniseries

Quebec film darling Xavier Dolan to write, direct TV drama miniseries

Arthouse darling Xavier Dolan is shifting to the small screen with a TV drama for Quebecor Content.
Renowned Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky donates archive to Ryerson

Renowned Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky donates archive to Ryerson

TORONTO — Esteemed Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky is donating his archive to his Toronto alma mater, Ryerson University.

Apple Books-Top-10

Apple Books US Bestseller List - 11/22/20 - Paid Books Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher 1. A Promised Land by Barack Obama - 9781524763183 - (Crown) 2. Daylight by David Baldacci - 9781538761687 - (Grand Central Publishing) 3.
Douglas Stuart hopes Booker win helps working-class writers

Douglas Stuart hopes Booker win helps working-class writers

LONDON — Fittingly in this year of work-from-home and lockdowns, Douglas Stuart’s life-changing moment came to him on his sofa. The Scottish writer was at home in Manhattan when he was announced as the winner of the 2020 Booker Prize last week.