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Streisand memoir a publisher’s dream

The top-selling female music artist of all time will recount her six decades in show business in a memoir due in 2017.

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‘CSI forensics largely bunk’

David Klatzow says the series (and others like it) gives the public the wrong impression of how dependable forensic science is.

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Acid-tongued Joan 'loved to lie': book

Daughter’s memoir reveals Joan Rivers’s list of people she wanted to die on Death Flight 5000, and more.

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Book sheds more light on Michelle Obama
March 23 2015 at 13:24

A new book about Michelle Obama reveals little-known details about the first lady of the United States.

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Co-star's shameful Sheen tales in book
March 20 2015 at 15:20

During the painful Charlie Sheen years of Two and a Half Men, Jon Cryer rarely said a word in public...

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Harper Lee ‘elderly abuse’ claim probed
March 16 2015 at 15:47

Complaint filed amid suspicions about whether author gave consent for release of new novel.

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Author Terry Pratchett dies
March 12 2015 at 17:57

Terry Pratchett, author of the popular "Discworld" fantasy novels, has died of a form of Alzheimer's disease.

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Terry Pratchett: a reader remembers
March 13 2015 at 07:32

Renee Moodie pays tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett. Christmas just won't be the same without him.

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The light fantastic goes out
March 13 2015 at 07:02

Terry Pratchett told writer Arifa Akbar that the fight against Alzheimer's kept him going.

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Sir Terry Pratchett dies at home
March 13 2015 at 06:54

Sir Terry Pratchett's comic fantasy novels made him one of the most prolific and successful authors of his generation.

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Nicholls happy to miss Booker shortlist
March 5 2015 at 11:06

Best-selling author David Nicholls was “relieved” when his Man Booker Prize longlisted novel didn’t make the cut...

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Clapton's fling with Princess Di
March 5 2015 at 10:37

Eric Clapton enjoyed a romantic liaison with Britain's Princess Diana, a new book has claimed.

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'Happy' song spawns children's books
February 17 2015 at 14:51

Pharrell Williams has a deal for a series of picture books based on his Grammy award-winning song.

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