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"Walking Dead's" Robert Kirkman sued by illustrator

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Nine months before he was sued by his former illustrator for payments over their "Walking Dead" comic book and the TV show it spawned, Robert Kirkman made a joke he probably... | Reuters – 2012-02-11

Robert Munsch book translated for children of Nunavut

The Nunavut Literacy Council has published the book Just One Goal, by acclaimed Canadian children's author Robert Munsch, in the Inuit language. | CBC – 2012-02-02

Robert Finigan, an Early Wine Critic, Dies at 68

Robert Finigan, above in 1995, self-published a newsletter. | The New York Times – 2011-10-12

Robert Guth Becomes Reader's Digest Association's Third CEO in 2011

In another turn of events in Reader Digest Association’s executive saga, Robert Guth, former CEO of telecommunications company TelCove, is named president and CEO. Guth replaces Tom Williams (who... | Folio Magazine – 2011-09-13

Robert Newman Officially Joins Reader’s Digest as Creative Director

Robert Newman is now creative director with Reader’s Digest; he served as a consulting creative director with RD since December. | Folio Magazine – 2011-06-30

Robert Crumb set to publish 'scandalous' Bible satire

Cartoonist Crumb's vision of the first book of the Bible said to be a 'complex, even subversive narrative that calls for a re-examination of its role in our culture' The famously subversive US... | Guardian Unlimited – 2009-04-02

Robert Pattinson readies fans for "Twilight" sequel

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - For "Twilight" movie fans who are anxiously awaiting the sequel but haven't read the second book in the vampire series, "New Moon," the film's star Robert Pattinson offers... | Reuters – 2009-03-26

Robert J. Cole, Business Journalist, Dies at 83

Mr. Cole doggedly covered major mergers and acquisitions in the 1970s and ’80s. | New York Times – 2009-03-11

Robert Anderson, 'Tea and Sympathy' author, dies

Playwright Robert Anderson, author of such Broadway hits as "Tea and Sympathy" and "You Know I Can't Hear You When the Water's Running," has died at age 91. | AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-02-10

Southern Black Journalist Robert Churchwell Sr. Dies at 91

Robert Churchwell Sr., one of the first black journalists to work at a prominent Southern newspaper, has died. He was 91. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-02

Disney Publishing Worldwide Names Robert W. Hernandez Senior Vice President & General Manager of Global Magazines ...

NEW YORK----Disney Publishing Worldwide has named Robert W. Hernandez senior vice president & general manager, Global Magazines, effective January 14, 2009. The announcement was made by Russell... | Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-14

Robert Nylen, Magazine Founder and Publisher, Is Dead at 64

Mr. Nylen was a founder and the publisher of New England Monthly, a highly regarded regional magazine published from 1984 to 1990. | New York Times – 2008-12-31

Robert Plant and Terry Pratchett win UK honors

LONDON (Reuters) - Rock singer Robert Plant, fantasy author Terry Pratchett and Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton were all honored by Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday. | Reuters – 2008-12-30

Robert Houghtlin, Former VP/Publisher, Car and Driver Magazine Is Named Vice President, Sales for Jumpstart Automotive ...

Steve Wilhite, President, Jumpstart Automotive Media Inc. announced today that Robert Houghtlin, former Vice President/Publisher, Car and Driver, has been named Vice President, Sales for Jumpstart... | PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-10-24

Robert Giroux, Editor, Publisher and Nurturer of Literary Giants, Is Dead at 94

Mr. Giroux introduced and nurtured some of the major authors of the 20th century and ultimately added his name to one of the nation’s most distinguished publishing houses. | New York Times – 2008-09-06

Publishing giant Robert Giroux dies at 94

Robert Giroux, a titan of 20th-century publishing, has died at his New Jersey home. He was 94. The New York Times has filed this obituary. The man whose name was attached to one of the leading... | USA Today – 2008-09-05

'Retired' Robert Novak Will Continue to Write Occasional Columns

Robert Novak, who announced his retirement earlier this month after being diagnosed with a brain tumor, will still write occasional columns. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-27

Robert Downey Jr returns advance

Robert Downey Jr has postponed plans to write... | The Bookseller – 2008-07-23

Madeleine McCann: Newspapers apologise to Robert Murat and pay £600,000 libel damages

Four national newspaper groups have apologised for publishing false claims about Robert Murat and two other people, and agreed to pay £600,000 in libel damages. By Oliver Luft and John Plunkett | Guardian – 2008-07-17

Robert Harris’ sci-fi thriller, ripped from the business headlines

Most thrillers do not send me hustling off to Wikipedia for a refresher course in the Stoic philosophy of the first century A.D. Greek sage Epictetus. But that's where I found myself before... | Salon.com – 2012-02-06

Robert Harris's "The Fear Index" makes a thriller out of a man sitting at a computer

Robert Harris, the author of 'The Ghost,' discusses his new financial page-turner "The Fear Index" and his predilection for writing about ancient Rome. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-02-22

‘The Fear Index,’ by Robert Harris

Baffling things are happening to Alex Hoffmann, co-founder of a wildly successfully hedge fund in Geneva and the protagonist of Robert Harris’s ingenious new novel, “The Fear Index.” First, he... | The Washington Post – 2012-02-24

Robert Caro’s bloated LBJ biography

“Even the President of the United States sometimes must have to stand naked.” When Bob Dylan wrote that line in 1964, the naked emperor was Lyndon Johnson, which makes that image perhaps the most... | Salon.com – 2012-05-08

Two from Robert Ryan for S&S

Simon & Schuster has signed two historical thrillers from Sunday Times-bestselling author and... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-11

‘The Coldest Night,’ by Robert Olmstead, takes readers back to the Korean War

How is it that Americans tuned into “M*A*S*H” for 11 years — savoring a mighty impressive 250-plus episodes — and yet the Korean War remains “The Forgotten War”? The answer may be that... | The Washington Post – 2012-05-22

What Robert Caro Got Wrong

Robert Caro’s series on The Years of Lyndon Johnson, now in its fourth volume (with, the author’s health willing, one more to go) ranks among the towering achievements in literary biography.... | Slate – 2012-06-01

Robert Hughes, influential art critic, dies at 74

Australian art critic and writer Robert Hughes, author of The Fatal Shore and Shock of the New, has died in New York. He was 74. | CBC – 2012-08-07

National book awards: Anthony Shadid, Robert Caro, Junot Diaz among finalists

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The late New York Times journalist Anthony Shadid and his personal history "House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East" are among the National Book... | Yahoo! News – 2012-10-11

Robert Caro, Katherine Boo nominated for National Book Critics Circle prize

Nominees across the six categories also included Zadie Smith, the late Anthony Shadid and Junot Diaz | Salon.com – 2013-01-14

Dan Brown to bring back symbologist Robert Landgon in “Inferno” this May

The "Da Vinci Code" writer will take readers on an exploration based on Dante's famous work | Salon.com – 2013-01-15

Robert Frost memorabilia goes on display fifty years after poet's death

A collection of Frost memorabilia will be displayed at the University of Buffalo and will run until March 29. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-01-30

HC buys Robert Plant biography

HarperCollins has signed world rights for a major new biography of rock star Robert Plant.... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-13

Robert Frost: his 10 favorite books of all time

In addition to being a master writer, celebrated American poet Robert Frost was also a master reader. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-04-10

'Bates Motel': it all goes back to a brilliant novelist named Robert Bloch

'Bates Motel,' which airs its season finale May 20, owes its origins to the novel "Psycho" by horror writer Robert Bloch. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-05-21

Robert Thomson may front News UK, but Murdoch's influence remains

It's hard to believe that it was the chief executive of Murdoch's News UK who made the decision to replace the editor of the SunThe new editor of the Sun did not signal the start of his tenure by... | Guardian – 2013-06-30

‘Saving Italy: The Race to Rescue a Nation’s Treasures from the Nazis’ by Robert M. Edsel

In 1914, shortly after Germany invaded neutral Belgium, the German authorities exacted revenge for the shooting of several of their soldiers on patrol in Louvain. They executed more than 200... | The Washington Post – 2013-07-13

Rowling unmasked as Robert Galbraith

J K Rowling has been revealed as the author of The Cuckoo's Calling, a crime novel published... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-14

J.K. Rowling is mystery writer Robert Galbraith

The "Harry Potter" author wrote detective novel "The Cuckoo's Calling" under the male pseudonym | Salon.com – 2013-07-14

Who is Robert Galbraith? The Mystery is Solved!

After it was revealed that JK Rowling wrote the crime novel, The Cuckoo's Calling, under pseudonym Robert Galbraith, book sales on Amazon have spiked by 507,000 percent. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-16

‘Robert oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center’ by Ray Monk

Celebrity fades — a truism that applies to scientists as much as to anyone else. Few are remembered outside their disciplines once the generations pass that knew them as famous. Judging, however,... | The Washington Post – 2013-07-20

J.K. Rowling, Robert Galbraith and the pseudonym game

Pseudonyms have been in the air with the big news that J.K. Rowling published a crime novel, "The Cuckoo's Calling," under the name Robert Galbraith.Pseudonyms have been in the air with the big news... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-24

Good to meet you … Robert Schofield

A rural-dwelling reader who finds the Guardian's fashion pages irksome but the news and sports coverage sublimeThe Guardian has been at my side since I brought one home from my paper round aged 15.... | Guardian – 2013-07-27

Betty, Robert Maxwell's widow, dies aged 92

Elisabeth Maxwell, widow of the former Daily Mirror owner, Robert Maxwell, died on Wednesday (7 August) in the Dordogne, France. She was 92. According to the New York Times's report, her death was... | Guardian – 2013-08-09

Active Interest Media Buys 3 Titles from Robert Kennedy Publishing

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Rupert Murdoch asks a spy novelist: who killed Robert Maxwell?

There was a fascinating Rupert Murdoch anecdote in a Financial Times interview with David Cornwell (aka John Le Carré) at the weekend.Cornwell told Philippe Sands about an occasion when The Times... | Guardian – 2013-09-09

Luc Besson Wanted 'Honey' From Robert De Niro In 'The Family'

Luc Besson's new film "The Family" features a third act loaded with gunplay, car chases and one well-placed bundle of dynamite. Just don't call it an action film. "It's a fake action movie," Besson,... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-12

'Lost Girls' author Robert Kolker discusses a mysterious Long Island murder case

In 'Lost Girls,' Kolker examines five young female murder victims and the lives they led, along with the aspects of the case much of the media missed at the time. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-09-14

Tim Bernaby Pleads Guilty In Robert Frost Papers Theft, Gets $100 Fine

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. -- WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man charged with stealing original cards and letters written by poet Robert Frost has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-02

Style Blog: Joyce Carol Oates skewers Robert Frost as a sexist, racist old bore

In July, Harper’s magazine ran a snide broadside against modern poetry. But next month, it gets personal. The magazine’s November issue contains a wicked takedown of the kindly grandfather of... | The Washington Post – 2013-10-18

Paris Review – Faulkner’s Cocktail of Choice, Robert Moor

When I first started working at Kings County Distillery, in the summer of 2010, I was delighted to find the job provided ample time to read. Whiskey making has its own peculiar rhythm. Each batch... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-25

Book review: ‘Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House’ by Robert Dallek

It is tempting to say of Robert Dallek’s latest book that there’s nothing really new here. The basic story line in “Camelot’s Court” will seem familiar to even casual readers of the vast... | The Washington Post – 2013-10-25

Robert Hilburn balances vice and virtue in 'Johnny Cash: The Life'

The many facets of Johnny Cash are captured in this biography of a complicated man.There are few figures in the whole of pop music that as conveniently summarize American Identity — how we... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-25

Kate DiCamillo's 'Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane' will be directed by Robert Zemeckis

Zemeckis has also directed such films aimed at children such as 'The Polar Express' and 'A Christmas Carol.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-02

'Death of the Black-Haired Girl' a Robert Stone special

The chaos brimming at the heart of Robert Stone's finest works surfaces in his latest book set on a New England campus.Robert Stone has long been a big-picture novelist. "Dog Soldiers," which won a... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-11-16

Robert K. Massie's 'Catherine the Great' could become an ABC TV show

Robert K. Massie's biography 'Catherine the Great' is reported to be in the process of being adapted into a limited series for ABC. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-19

Robert Leeson obituary

My friend and former colleague Robert Leeson, who has died aged 85, was a powerful force for change in children's books in the 1970s and 80s, as a critic, campaigner and creator. The author of more... | Guardian – 2013-11-20

JFK biographer Robert Dallek looks back at the life of the 35th president

JFK biographer Robert Dallek discusses the Bay of Pigs, Kennedy's relationship with his vice-president, and what we can learn from his life. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-22

JFK biographer Robert Dallek looks back at the life of the 35th president (+video)

JFK biographer Robert Dallek discusses the Bay of Pigs, Kennedy's relationship with his vice-president, and what we can learn from his life. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-22

Robert Redford Eating Bread Is the Best New York Times Magazine Video

If you ever wanted to see Robert Redford eat a piece of bread like a turtle, it's your lucky day.      | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-11-26

Robert Peston attacks Daily Mail for revealing wife's cancer

BBC business editor calls for 'common decency on newspapers' amid criticism of Daily Mail for disclosing details of wife's illnessRobert Peston, the BBC's business editor, has criticised the Daily... | The Guardian – 2013-11-27

Daily Mail apologises to Robert Peston - with a sting in the tail

The Daily Mail carries a piece today in which it apologises to the BBC's business editor, Robert Peston for having revealed that his late wife had cancer.In 2008, the paper reported on the illness of... | The Guardian – 2013-11-28

Were Media Right to Expose Missing Spy Robert Levinson

At first blush, the Robert Levinson affair seems like the epitome of reckless reporting on national security: The news media flat out blew a missing spy's cover. Levinson, a former FBI agent who... | The Huffington Post – 2013-12-26

Obama Didn't Believe In His Own Afghanistan Strategy, Robert Gates Claims In Memoir

In a new memoir, former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates claims that President Barack Obama had doubts about his own strategy in the war in Afghanistan. According to reports on the book by the New... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-08

Robert Gates Thinks Joe Biden Hasn't Stopped Being Wrong for 40 Years

"I think he has been wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades,” former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says of Vice President Joe... | The Atlantic Wire – 2014-01-08

Obama Is Paving The Way For The Antichrist, Claims Pastor Robert Jeffress In New Book 'Perfect Ending'

Though Pastor Robert Jeffress insists that he doesn't think that President Obama is the Antichrist, he does make the assertion that Obama's policies are opening the door for the Antichrist in his... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-08

White House Defends Joe Biden Against Robert Gates Criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bristling over former Defense Secretary Robert Gates' new memoir accusing President Barack Obama of showing too little enthusiasm for the U.S. war mission in... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-08

Jay Carney: Obama-Biden Lunch Photo Was Not Response To Robert Gates Book

At Wednesday's White House press briefing, spokesman Jay Carney denied that allowing photographers into President Obama's lunch with Vice President Biden was anything besides an attempt to increase... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-09

Robert Gates memoir shocks Washington

Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates is the first to offer a scathing critique of President Obama and his administration from within the Cabinet. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-01-09

Robert Gates Memoir Backfires On Obama Criticisms

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates' upcoming memoir has all the makings of a Washington bombshell book. It has dominated cable news coverage. White House Press Secretary Jay... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-09

Robert Gates Stands By Memoir As 'Honest Account'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he doesn't regret anything he wrote in his controversial new book and calls the memoir "an honest account." In "Duty: Memoirs of a... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-12

Robert Gates’ Primal Scream

Robert Gates’ Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War, is the most peculiar book of its kind that I’ve read in a long time, maybe ever. It’s a fascinating, briskly honest account of one dyspeptic... | Slate – 2014-01-15

Harry Reid: Robert Gates Denigrates Others To Make A Buck

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says former Defense Secretary Robert Gates is out to make a buck with a book denigrating other senior officials. Reid was one target of Gates in... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-17

'Under the Wide and Starry Sky' author Nancy Horan discusses Robert Louis Stevenson and his marriage

Nancy Horan's novel 'Under the Wide and Starry Sky' centers on author Robert Louis Stevenson and his marriage to American Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-01-24

Hillary Clinton: Robert Gates Was A 'Very Good Colleague'

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton says former Defense Secretary Robert Gates was a "very good colleague" and says her main takeaway from his new book is his admiration for both Presidents... | The Huffington Post – 2014-01-27

Robert Dahl Dead: Yale Political Scientist Dies At 98

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the country's most esteemed political scientists, Robert A. Dahl, has died. His daughter Sara Connor says that Dahl died Wednesday at a nursing home in Hamden, Conn. He was... | The Huffington Post – 2014-02-07

JK Rowling to publish second novel as Robert Galbraith

The Silkworm focuses on killing of a vindictive novelist who has written character assassinations of his peersThe new novel from JK Rowling, written under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith, will feature... | The Guardian – 2014-02-17

Robert Kuok, Ananda maintain top spots

Robert Kuok, the Hong Kong-based Malaysian tycoon is still the richest man in Malaysia, with a wealth of RM54.48 billion from last year s RM46.1 billion, followed by businessman T. Ananda Krishnan... | New Straits Times – 2014-02-20

Review: 'You Must Remember This' by Robert Wagner and Scott Eyman

In new book, Wagner's 'Golden' moments few, far betweenMost of you know Robert Wagner, the actor.     | Chicago Tribune – 2014-02-28

Robert Munsch books to be translated for Mi'kmaq students

A team of Mi'kmaq educators in Cape Breton have translated seven Robert Munsch books into Mi'kmaq to distribute to First Nations students in the province. | CBC – 2014-03-27

Authors on the Air April 11, 2014: Robert Dawson

Robert Dawson, author of "The Public Library: A Photographic Essay" (Princeton Architectural Press, 9781616892173), will appear on "Weekend Edition Saturday" on Saturday, April 12. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-11

Media Monkeys Diary: BBC traitors, the Sun, John Ryley and Robert Peston

Professor Jean Seaton, the BBCs official historian, has at last agreed a title with it for her volume on the 1974-87 period, due in January. These were years of endless friction with the Thatcher... | The Guardian – 2014-06-15

Why Aren't People Interested In Robert Pattinson Anymore?

In the year 2008, Robert Pattinson struck mega-fame when he landed the role of vampire Edward Cullen in the then indie-adaptation of "Twilight." Well, that little film -- with a reported budget of... | The Huffington Post – 2014-06-20

Review: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith

In J.K. Rowling's latest Robert Galbraith novel, the detective from 'The Cuckoo's Calling' makes a grand returnIn J.K. Rowling's second novel under the pen name Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike... | Chicago Tribune – 2014-06-27

Robert Menendez: Cuban Plot Led To Daily Caller Prostitute Claims

NEW YORK -- Daily Caller editor-in-chief Tucker Carlson pushed back Tuesday following Sen. Robert Menendez's allegations that yet-unproven prostitution claims, published by the conservative news site... | The Huffington Post – 2014-07-08

Don’t Feel Sorry for Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Most paranoid, grandiose, relentless conspiracy theorists can’t call a meeting with a U.S. senator. Then there’s Robert F. Kennedy Jr. A profile of Kennedy in this weekend’s Washington Post... | Slate – 2014-07-21

Veteran TV impresario Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90

Prolific TV producer Robert Halmi, Sr., has died. Mr. Halmi died Wednesday in his New York City home at 90, said spokesman Russ Patrick. The Hungarian-born Halmi found success as a magazine... To... | Crains New York – 2014-07-31

Review: ‘The Confessions of Frances Godwin,’ by Robert Hellenga

The worldwide success of the “Harry Potter” series has led to a great emphasis on young adult crossover novels in contemporary publishing. For years, teen wizards, warriors, werewolves and... | The Washington Post – 2014-08-01

Robert Sherrill, self-described ‘independent radical’ journalist, dies

Robert Sherrill, a self-described “independent radical” journalist who brought an acerbic, at times polemical, wit to books about political leaders including Lyndon B. Johnson and Edward Kennedy,... | The Washington Post – 2014-08-22

Robert Hass Wins $100K Poetry Prize

The Academy of American Poets has awarded Pulitzer Prize-winner and former poet laureate Robert Hass the 2014 Wallace Stevens Award. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-27

Editor's choice: 'The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace'

As the title of the astonishing book "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace" makes clear, life did not turn out well for Robert Peace. But was it a tragedy of inevitability, or a tragedy of... | Chicago Tribune – 2014-09-18

Yardley: Book review: ‘Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature,’ by Robert Darnton

In this provocative study of censorship as it was practiced in three different places at three different times, the distinguished scholar Robert Darnton argues that it can be a considerably subtler... | The Washington Post – 2014-09-20

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