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Going Deep with Tucker Max

Going Deep with Tucker Max

Some people aspire to be like him, while others would describe him as a chauvinistic pig. Either way, Tucker Max has proven successful through his writings about sleeping with various types of women, getting drunk and getting in trouble.

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‘The Obamas’ author shares inside account of President’s personal life

Jodi Kantor, the author of “The Obamas,” an insider account of the Obama family, visited U. Virginia yesterday evening to discuss her best-selling book.

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Author discusses inside joke turned online phenomenon

Most people who pursue dreams in Hollywood end up being disappointed, but Christian Lander is not one of them.

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Toni Morrison reflects on race

Toni Morrison left college in the District of Columbia almost 60 years ago amid swelling racial tensions, but the Nobel Prize-winning author returned Wednesday to be honored for her work as a champion for racial equality.

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Jane Lynch talks alcoholism and being on TV

Jane Lynch talks alcoholism and being on TV

Jane Lynch isn’t all insults, like her character Sue Sylvester in Fox’s hit television show, “Glee” would have you believe. And no, she doesn’t always wear a tracksuit.

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“The Office” star Rainn Wilson discusses his new philosophical book

Rainn Wilson, popular for his antics as Dwight K. Schrute on NBC’s “The Office” and recently a “New York Times” best-selling author, believes he can resurrect spiritualism and philosophy in today’s society.

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Author’s manual mirrors own suave life

Author’s manual mirrors own suave life

Austin-based writer and 1999 U. Texas graduate Jeff Metzger’s first published book, “The Rogue’s Handbook: A Concise Guide to Conduct for the Aspiring Gentleman Rogue,” details how male readers can become better gentleman rogues.

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Football murder mystery revealed in new book

When former Auburn football player Bobby Hoppe proposed to Sherry Lee in 1971, he told her about a grand jury hearing a few years back in which he’d been briefly considered a suspect in the death of a Chattanooga man named Don Hudson.

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Jimmy Carter signs book detailing time as president

Jimmy Carter signs book detailing time as president

More than 600 people showed up at an Austin, Texas bookstore on Friday to see former President Jimmy Carter and get a signed copy of his new book, “White House Diary.”

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Rolling Stone journalist writes to commemorate author’s life

Rolling Stone journalist writes to commemorate author’s life

In 1996, writer David Lipsky spent five days with David Foster Wallace at the tail end of the book tour for his critical and commercial literary sensation “Infinite Jest” for a profile in Rolling Stone.

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