New books by and about musicians: Ideas for holiday gift-giving

NEW YORK, Nov 19 — They have all the albums by their favourite artist, but have they read the book? This holiday season, offer the music-lover in your life a look behind the music, using this...

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Tintin and Snowy drawing sells for €500,000

PARIS, Nov 18 — A colour drawing of Tintin and his faithful canine companion Snowy sold at a Paris auction today for more than half a million euros. The India ink and watercolour image,...

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Cantona the artist ponders sex, life and death in new book

PARIS, Nov 18 — Football legend Eric Cantona was a brooding artist on the field. Now he is proving that he is also one off it as a book of his drawings is published. The former Manchester...

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Anne Frank Foundation buys her family home in Amsterdam

THE HAGUE, Nov 17 — The foundation maintaining the Amsterdam house where Anne Frank hid from the Nazis during World War II said yesterday that it had bought another property where her family...

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Novel on legacy of Algerian war wins France’s richest prize

PARIS, Nov 17 — A powerful account of what happened to an Algerian “harki” family who sided with the French during the country’s war of independence won France’s most lucrative book...

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