Nonfiction

FILE - In this 1963 file photo, Black Nationalist leader Malcolm X attends a rally at Lennox Avenue and 115th Street in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. For decades, a burning question loomed over one of the most important books of the 20th century, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X”: What happened to the reputedly missing chapters that may have contained some of his most explosive thoughts. The answer came on Thursday, July 26, 2018, when an unpublished manuscript of a chapter titled “The Negro” was sold by Guernsey’s auction house in Manhattan, for $7,000. The buyer was The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. (AP Photo/Robert Haggins, File)
July 27, 2018 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, scholars have wanted to get a closer look at unpublished sections of a towering 20th century book, "The Autobiography of Malcolm X," including cut chapters that may have contained some of the most explosive thoughts of the African-American firebrand assassinated in 1965...
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FILE - In this Feb.14, 2013 file photo, French film director Claude Lanzmann holds the Honorary Golden Bear at the 63rd edition of the Berlinale, International Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. Lanzmann, director of the epic movie 'Shoah,' has died at age 92 his publisher said Thursday, July 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, File)
July 05, 2018 - 9:47 am
PARIS (AP) — French director Claude Lanzmann, whose 9½-hour masterpiece "Shoah" bore unflinching witness to the Holocaust through the testimonies of Jewish victims, German executioners and Polish bystanders, has died at the age of 92. Gallimard, the publishing house for Lanzmann's autobiography,...
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This March 13, 2012 photo provided by Steve Barber shows author Harlan Ellison in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles. Ellison, the prolific, pugnacious author of "A Boy and His Dog," and countless other stories that blasted society with their nightmarish, sometimes darkly humorous scenarios, has died at age 84. Ellison's death was confirmed Thursday, June 28, 2018. During a career that spanned more than half a century, Ellison wrote some 50 books and more than 1,400 articles, essays, TV scripts and screenplays. (Courtesy Steve Barber via AP)
June 28, 2018 - 8:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harlan Ellison, the prolific, pugnacious author of "A Boy and His Dog," and countless other stories that blasted society with their nightmarish, sometimes darkly humorous scenarios, has died at age 84 Ellison's death was confirmed Thursday to The Associated Press by Bill Schafer...
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June 25, 2018 - 9:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 24 about the death of former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a poem Hall wrote was "Building a House." It was actually called "To Build a House." A corrected version of the story is below: Prolific, painfully...
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This cover image released by Gallery Books shows "Never Grow Up," a memoir by Jackie Chan, which will be released in November. (Gallery Books via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jackie Chan is ready to share more stories about his amazing life and career. The star of blockbusters such as "Rush Hour" and "Kung Fu Panda" has a memoir coming out in November. Gallery Books told The Associated Press on Thursday that "Never Grow Up" is a "candid" account of...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2018 file photo, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise speaks at the 2018 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington. Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was shot and nearly killed during a Congressional baseball practice, apparently has a memoir coming this fall. The 304-page book is called “Back in the Game,” according to listings on Amazon.com and the web site for the publisher Center Street. The release date is Nov. 13. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
June 11, 2018 - 8:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise, the Louisiana Republican who was shot and nearly killed during a congressional baseball practice last year, apparently has a memoir coming this fall. The 304-page book is called "Back in the Game," according to listings on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com...
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June 11, 2018 - 2:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson is writing a memoir about surviving rape. Viking Children's Books announced Monday that the book is called "Shout" and comes out in March 2019. Anderson is best known for the acclaimed young adult novel "Speak," a groundbreaking work about...
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo, Executive Producer and narrator chef Anthony Bourdain attends the premiere of "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste" at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in New York. Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France, Friday, June 8, 2018, while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
June 08, 2018 - 10:03 am
PARIS (AP) — American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain was found dead in his hotel room Friday in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61. CNN confirmed the death, saying that Bourdain was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and...
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June 05, 2018 - 8:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey's next book club pick is a memoir about a wrongful murder conviction and the long fight to win acquittal. Winfrey's "O'' magazine and OWN network told The Associated Press on Tuesday that she has selected Anthony Ray Hinton's "The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 19, 2018, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte jokes to photographers as he holds an Israeli-made Galil rifle at Camp Crame in suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines. The author of the first biography of Rodrigo Duterte says the maverick Philippine president is gravitating toward China partly because of a personal animosity toward the United States and its criticism of his human rights record. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File)
June 01, 2018 - 6:05 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The author of the first biography of Rodrigo Duterte says the maverick Philippine president was gravitating toward China partly because of a personal animosity toward the United States and its criticisms of his human rights record. Jonathan Miller, Asia correspondent for...
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