Philip Roth says he's done writing
2012-11-09 22:10:02 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) — Exit, Philip Roth? Having conceived everything from turning into a breast to a polio epidemic in his native New Jersey, Roth has apparently given his imagination a rest.
The 79-year-old novelist recently told a French publication, Les inRocks, that his 2010 release "Nemesis" wo...
SEAL's book shows bin Laden raid up close
2012-08-30 04:58:41 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Navy SEAL's firsthand account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden pulls back the veil on the secret operations conducted almost nightly by elite American forces against terrorist suspects.
Former SEAL Matt Bissonnette's account contradicted in key details the account of...
Publisher: Here's cover of new J.K. Rowling novel
2012-07-03 17:29:28 UTC
LONDON (AP) — Publishers have released the cover of the J.K. Rowling novel set for worldwide release in September.
"The Casual Vacancy" will be the Harry Potter author's first offering aimed primarily at adults.
The novel is set in the fictional English town of Pagford and deals with the un...
NYPD: Man swiped Dali painting from art gallery
2012-06-22 05:31:52 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police are looking for a suspect who stole a $150,000 Salvador Dali painting from a Manhattan art gallery.
Police say the man walked into the Venus Over Manhattan art gallery on Madison Avenue posing as a customer and removed the watercolor and ink painting from the wall, put ...
First lady's book: On growing seeds, healthy kids
2012-05-29 18:33:11 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the beginning, Michelle Obama's kitchen garden has been an overachiever, churning out more peppers, parsley and eggplant than expected, and generating interest that — yes, really — crosses oceans.
Now, the first lady has added a 271-page book to her gardening resume, and...
'Da Vinci Code' author Dan Brown speaks in NH
2012-05-19 03:12:06 UTC
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Best-selling author Dan Brown made a rare public appearance in New Hampshire on Friday, saying very little about his next novel other than he's well into the writing process.
"The Da Vinci Code" author, who grew up in New Hampshire, spoke at a benefit for The Music Hall...
'Where Wild Things Are' author Maurice Sendak dies
2012-05-08 15:04:35 UTC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Maurice Sendak didn't think of himself as a children's author, but as an author who told the truth about childhood.
"I like interesting people and kids are really interesting people," he explained to The Associated Press last fall. "And if you didn't paint them in little blue,...
Irina Shayk: 'Perfect Bra' Book Launch!
2012-04-25 16:44:46 UTC
Irina Shayk blows kisses to the camera at the launch of Intimissimi’s new book, “The Perfect Bra”, on Tuesday (April 24) in London, England.
The 26-year-old model has been keeping busy promoting the book!
“I was soo happy to meet you today guys in Intimissmi boutique in Madrid!” Irina tweet...
J.K. Rowling's next book: 'The Casual Vacancy'
2012-04-25 04:12:25 UTC
LONDON (AP) — It may lack wizards and witches, but J.K. Rowling and her publisher are hoping her first novel for adults, "The Casual Vacancy," will have the magic touch.
The book's title was announced Thursday by Little, Brown & Co. along with a brief plot synopsis and publication date.
Claudia Schiffer is a model for ageing well
2012-04-11 12:35:17 UTC
- CATWALK QUEEN DAZZLES IN GUESS ADS -
VETERAN supermodel Claudia Schiffer shows she's still got it in a series of ads for US fashion brand Guess.
The 41-year-old beauty looks half her age in the upmarket black-and-white snaps, which see her posing in underwear.
And it's easy to see what...
2012-04-10 13:58:56 UTC
CHLOE GREEN is set to unveil her debut shoe collection at a glamorous party held at The Arts Club in Mayfair on April 17. The daughter of Arcadia boss Sir Philip Green has named her label CJG after her own initials. The range will arrive in Topshop stores and on TOPSHOP.COM on May 17.
2012-04-10 13:56:02 UTC
VENA CAVA's financial worries have been solved, after the brand signed a licensing and design deal with new backers LF USA - the US counterpart of Hong Kong-based investors Li & Fung Limited. The New York label, which is comprised of friends Lisa Mayock and Sophie Buhai, was previously close to f...
Has Victoria been giving you tips? David Beckham to become ELLE magazine's FIRST solo male cover star
2012-04-10 20:55:37 UTC
His wife regularly dominates the covers of the top women's magazines. But it seems that husband David Beckham may be venturing onto her turf.
Mail Online can exclusively reveal that the handsome football star - who is as famous off the pitch as he is on it - has been chosen to grace the cover ...
Dior fashion house replaces disgraced artistic director John Galliano
2012-04-10 12:42:08 UTC
Belgian designer Raf Simons is taking over as artistic director at Christian Dior, the Paris fashion house announced on Monday, ending months of speculation over who would replace his disgraced predecessor, John Galliano.
The top design post at Dior, the parent company of luxury conglomerate L...
Calvin For Macy’s
2012-04-09 14:56:59 UTC
CALVIN KLEIN creative director Francisco Costa will launch a limited edition collection for Macy's next month, signifying a first- and extensive - foray onto the high street by the American fashion giant.
With price points from $135 (£84.40), to $180 (£112.60), the range will mark the start of...
2012-04-09 14:45:12 UTC
IF Linda McCartney was still alive today, it seems her daughter Stella would have plenty to ask her. Almost 15 years on from her mother's death, McCartney still feels the large gap that her mother has left behind.
"Losing my mum - that was a punch-me moment. Obviously, being a woman, I've prob...
2012-04-09 14:40:48 UTC
SIENNA MILLER has revealed that her sister Savannah is already working hard on her new label - in Sienna's attic.
"My sister is an amazing designer - she's working on her new label at the moment." Sienna told us. "In fact she's designing in my attic as we speak. I just can't wait to wear all o...
VOGUE - The May Issue: CHARLIZE THERON
2012-04-09 14:14:48 UTC
CHARLIZE THERON smoulders with the heat of almost-summer, despite the weather's current unfriendly turn, on the cover of the May issue of Vogue (before telling Fiona Golfar about life with her baby son Jackson) - and inside things are just as hot.
Carmen Kass heads to the desert with Mario...
Mill Valley Middle School Welcomes Chelsea Clinton
2017-04-21 06:59:14 UTC
<blockquote>Mill Valley, California — Recently, Chelsea Clinton has been traveling around to schools to promote her new book,<strong><i> It’s Your World</i></strong>, her most recent stop being Mill Valley Middle School.
Clinton’s inspiration for<strong><i> It’s Your World</strong></i> is the ...
Mike Flynn Seeks Immunity To Testify
2017-03-31 03:01:29 UTC
<blockquote><h2>Former national security adviser may know details of Russia ties</h2>
<h3>President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly willing to testify about the Trump team’s ties with Russia in exchange for immunity from prosecution.</h3>
Romney criticizes Biden on consulate attack
2012-10-13 04:17:53 UTC
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Broadening his attack on administration foreign policy, Mitt Romney accused Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of "doubling down on denial" in a dispute over security at a diplomatic post in Libya that was overrun by terrorists who killed the U.S. ambassador and three other A...