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HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer

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Plague as art: Over the centuries, many kinds of stories

NEW YORK (AP) — Lauren Beukes, a script and fiction writer, is drawn to narratives that allow her to probe themes of gender and...

Publisher cancels plans to release Woody Allen memoir

NEW YORK (AP) — Woody Allen's publisher has decided to cancel the planned release of his memoir "Apropos of Nothing."The announcement Friday by Hachette...

Long-rumored Woody Allen memoir coming in April

NEW YORK (AP) — A memoir by Woody Allen, rumored for years and once thought unpublishable in the #MeToo era, is coming out next...

Bestselling young adult authors are aiming at older readers

NEW YORK (AP) — After gaining millions of young readers for her "Divergent" fantasy series, Veronica Roth decided she and her characters were ready...

‘True Grit’ novelist Charles Portis dies at age 86

NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist Charles Portis, a favorite among critics and writers for such shaggy dog stories as "Norwood" and "Gringos" and a...

Kirk Douglas, longtime influential movie star, dies at 103

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kirk Douglas, the intense, muscular actor with the dimpled chin who starred in "Spartacus," "Lust for Life" and dozens of...

Barnes & Noble suspends reissues of classics with new images

NEW YORK (AP) — Barnes & Noble is withdrawing a planned line of famous literature reissued with multicultural cover images that has been met...

Elizabeth Spencer, ‘Light In the Piazza’ author, dies at 98

NEW YORK (AP) — Elizabeth Spencer, a grande dame of Southern literature who bravely navigated between the Jim Crow past and open-ended present in...

Hollywood ‘fixer’ Scotty Bowers dies; he wrote tell-all book

NEW YORK (AP) — Scotty Bowers, a self-described Hollywood "fixer" whose memoir offered sensational accounts of the sex lives of such celebrities as Katharine...

Erik Larson’s next book centers on Nazi blitz of London

NEW YORK (AP) — Erik Larson's next book tells a story he knows has been heard before."The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of...

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Veritex Holdings: 3Q Earnings Snapshot

DALLAS (AP) _ Veritex Holdings Inc. (VBTX) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $22.9 million.The Dallas-based bank said it had earnings of...