With the crazy ‘Italics’, Asterix returns for 37th adventure

PARIS, Oct 19 — Asterix, the indomitable pint-sized Gaul forever outfoxing the Romans, returns for his 37th comic adventure today, this time battling his way across Italy in a chariot...

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Pullman’s ‘Dark Materials’ world re-emerges after 17-year wait (VIDEO)

LONDON, Oct 19 — The 17-year wait for a return to the mystical world of British author Philip Pullman’s Dark Materials series ended today with the release of La Belle Sauvage, the first...

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Oscar winner Tom Hanks signs copies of first book (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, Oct 19 ― Hundreds of fans in New York stood in line to see actor-turned-author Tom Hanks and have their copies of Uncommon Type: Some Stories signed by him yesterday (October...

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Sequel to Mandela’s ‘Long Walk’ autobiography set for release tomorrow

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 18 — The sequel to Nelson Mandela’s celebrated autobiography Long Walk to Freedom will be released tomorrow after his unfinished draft was completed by a South African...

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Final work by US playwright Sam Shepard to be published in December

NEW YORK, Oct 18 — A final work of fiction by Sam Shepard, the award-winning US playwright who died this summer, is to be published in December, his publishers announced today. Spy of the...

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