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Jury backs Nicholas Sparks in Lawsuit by Former School Head

Jury backs Nicholas Sparks in Lawsuit by Former School Head

By Emery P. Dalesio | Aug 22
A federal jury sided Wednesday with novelist Nicholas Sparks and the private Christian school he founded in his North Carolina hometown, dismissing claims by the school's former headmaster that he was unjustly fired and then slandered by the author.

Jury Weighing Ex-School Head's Lawsuit Against Writer Sparks

Jury Weighing Ex-School Head's Lawsuit Against Writer Sparks

Aug 21
A federal jury is deciding whether the former head of a private Christian school that novelist Nicholas Sparks founded in his North Carolina hometown was unjustly fired, then slandered when the author said the educator suffered from mental illness.

 Review :: A Voice of the Warm

Review :: A Voice of the Warm

By Sam Cronin | Aug 16
Rod McKuen may not be a household name anymore, but at the height of his fame, he was one of the best-selling poets and most beloved crooners to his cadre of fans, as well as an early pioneer of sexual fluidity. Read the Edge review here.

Trial Starting in Defamation Lawsuit Against Author Sparks

Trial Starting in Defamation Lawsuit Against Author Sparks

By Emery P. Dalesio | Aug 14
The trial is getting underway in a lawsuit that accuses novelist Nicholas Sparks of defaming the former headmaster of a private Christian school he founded in North Carolina.

Trial Starting in Defamation Lawsuit Against Author Sparks

Trial Starting in Defamation Lawsuit Against Author Sparks

By Emery P. Dalesio | Aug 14
The trial is getting underway in a lawsuit that accuses novelist Nicholas Sparks of defaming the former headmaster of a private Christian school he founded in North Carolina.

J.D. Salinger's Books Are Finally Going Digital

J.D. Salinger's Books Are Finally Going Digital

Aug 12
You'll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger's books in digital format: Longtime Salinger publisher Little, Brown and Company said all four of his works, including "The Catcher in the Rye," will be made available as e-books Tuesday

Dying for Beauty? With 'Plastic,' Novelist Frank Strausser Looks Inside 'The Capital of Good Looks'

Dying for Beauty? With 'Plastic,' Novelist Frank Strausser Looks Inside 'The Capital of Good Looks'

By Robert Nesti | Aug 11
In his new novel "Plastic," Frank Strausser uses the Hollywood noir novel to explore the obsession with age and beauty in Hollywood. EDGE spoke to Strausser about his novel.

 Review :: Drama Dance

Review :: Drama Dance

By Christopher Verleger | Aug 8
Nicky and Noah return to their roots at home in Vermont, where a production of "The Nutcracker" goes haywire in Joe Cosentino's eighth mystery featuring the sexy sleuths.

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dead at 88

Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison Dead at 88

By Hillel Italie | Aug 6
Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at 88.

Meghan McCain will Talk Family and Politics in New Audiobook

Meghan McCain will Talk Family and Politics in New Audiobook

Aug 2
Meghan McCain will share some thoughts about politics and her late father, Sen. John McCain, on an audiobook coming out next year.

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