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Go cold turkey on these 11 words and other wit and wisdom from editing rock star

“Dreyer’s English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style” by Random House Copy Chief and Managing Editor Benjamin Dreyer is a heady combination of sound editing advice combined with humor worthy of Noël Coward. Read more



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Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: ___ Nonfiction 1."Educated," by Tara Westover (Random House: $28) A young woman raised without schooling by survivalists describes her path to Cambridge University. 2."Becoming," by Michelle Obama (Crown: $32.35) The former first lady recounts her childhood in Chicago, meeting Barack and their years ... Read more

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Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: ___ Fiction 1."Where the Crawdads Sing," by Dellia Owens (G.P. Putnam's Sons: $26) A young woman living on her own in the coastal marshes of North Carolina becomes a murder suspect. 2."The Island of Sea Women," by Lisa See (Scribner: $27) An ancient guild of female divers on a South Korean Island ... Read more

Review: DC superhero pic 'Shazam!' is a joy...seriously

Holy superhero fatigue, Batman, "Shazam!" is actually good. Read more

Adele and Jennifer Lawrence whoop it up at NYC gay bar

NEW YORK (AP) — Bar patrons in New York's Greenwich Village were in the right place at the right time when Adele and Jennifer Lawrence showed up. Read more

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