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Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Two Americans to compete for YouTube festival prize at Venice Film Festival

Two Americans were among the lucky filmmakers that will vie for a top prize in the 2012 Venice Film festival.

By Ann Hornaday  |  08:50 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  film

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Chris Dodd blows the doors open at MPAA

Director Michael Apted visited the MPAA for an hour-long conversation with Sen. Chris Dodd. Along with championing the film industry as a job-creator and raising worries about piracy, Apted talked about his remarkably varied career making documentaries and feature films

By Ann Hornaday  |  04:37 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  film

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Books hitting the bestseller lists this week include Maraniss's “Barack Obama,” a zany new novel from Janet Evanovich and a memoir that is also the first book in the Oprah Book Club 2.0

Just what the Metro area is reading.

By Christopher Schoppa  |  09:17 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  books; authors; reading

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 06/25/2012

Alan Furst’s new WWII thriller, Glenn Beck’s latest crusade and Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne all pop up on this week’s bestseller lists ...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:38 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  books; authors; publishing

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Bestselling books this time around include Joan Rivers, Anita Blake (vampire hunter) and proud son Mark Shriver

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:47 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  books; authors; readings; publishing

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 06/11/2012

Bestselling books this weekend include the First Lady, an adrenaline rush with Clive Cussler and the Battle of Shiloh

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:50 AM ET, 06/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  books; authors; reading

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 06/03/2012

Book World bestsellers — June 3, 2012

By Christopher Schoppa  |  02:10 PM ET, 06/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  books; authors

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Henry Crumpton’s CIA and Edward Klein on Obama join the nonfiction bestsellers, while John Sandford’s latest thriller tops the fiction chart

By Christopher Schoppa  |  12:30 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  books

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 05/20/2012

Stephen Colbert tops nonfiction bestsellers, while a trio of literary fiction — Hilary Mantel, John Irving & Toni Morrison — hit the fiction list

By Christopher Schoppa  |  12:18 PM ET, 05/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  books

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 05/12/2012

Robert A. Caro’s next Lyndon Johnson bio and a new round of headaches for Sookie Stackhouse top the bestseller lists this weekend ...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  11:37 AM ET, 05/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  books

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Madeleine Albright’s childhood and Martha Stewart’s best recipes top the bestseller list

BOOK WORLD reports ...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  05:16 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Maryland Film Fest kicks off with Cutter Hodierne’s ‘Fishing Without Nets’

By Ann Hornaday  |  03:12 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  film

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 04/29/2012

The Bloggess, the Gilt gals, and the erotic “Fifty Shades” rule the rankings (Bestsellers of the week)

“Fifty Shades” triology sweeps into top three spots

By Christopher Schoppa  |  06:35 PM ET, 04/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012

Brad Meltzer’s inspiring lives; John Grisham and baseball; a Secret Service agent’s Kennedy detail

Grisham’s latest (non-thriller) novel nabs the top spot in new fiction.

By Christopher Schoppa  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 04/16/2012

New book fare: Mary Higgins Clark (& daughter), Van Jones, the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency

Book World reports ...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:41 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post

Posted at 10:55 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Must reads: Coaching Tiger Woods, Rachel Maddow, ‘Weeknights with Giada’

The Washington area decides ...

By Christopher Schoppa  |  10:55 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post | Tags:  books

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Haggadah, dragons and creativity: most read books of the week

A look at what the Washington area is reading, from creativity and dragons to The Pioneer Woman.

By Christopher Schoppa  |  08:29 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Caroline Kennedy shares style secrets from her grandmothers

Being the daughter of an internationally admired fashion icon is daunting enough, but Caroline Kennedy says she was even more awed by her regally turned out grandmas on both sides of her famous family.

By Stephanie Green  |  02:51 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arts Post, Fashion, Fashion