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Maya Angelou attends Surprise Oprah! A Farewell Spectacular at the United Center on May 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Poet, Author Maya Angelou Dies At 86

Author and poet Maya Angelou, who rose from poverty, segregation and violence to become a force on stage, screen and the printed page, has died. She was 86.

05/28/2014

Richardson H.S.

Controversial Speaker Fuels Firestorm At Texas High School

Was it well-intentioned motivation or gender stereotypes taken too far? Either way, the social media fueled firestorm over an assembly at Richardson High School this week seems only to be gathering stea

CBS 11–11/14/2013

Singer Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys performs onstage. (credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Backstreet Boy, Now Author Nick Carter Talks With CBS 11

You may know him from the Backstreet Boys, as a solo artist, or his reality TV show “House of Carters”, now meet Nick Carter the author. Nick talked to CBS 11 about his new book “Facing The Music And Living To Talk About It.”

CBS 11–09/24/2013

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Ghost Writer Materializes Bestsellers

A mom in Flower Mound is one of the country’s premier ghost writers for pro-athletes and celebrities.

08/01/2013

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A Conversation With North Texas Best Selling Author Sandra Brown

If you’ve even been inside a book store in the last 20 years, or scrolled through a list of Top 10 E-Books, chances are you’re familiar with the name, Sandra Brown.

CBS 11–09/27/2012

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Former Pro Basketball Player Goes From Homeless To Published Author

A man who once slept in cardboard boxes on the streets of Dallas is now a published author and business owner.

04/21/2012

"American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and Greggo at 105.3 The Fan (Photo: @1053RAGE)

“American Sniper” Author Chris Kyle

Chris Kyle, the deadliest sniper in U.S. history, stopped by 105.3 The Fan to talk with Richie & Greggo (RAGE) on Thursday.

03/01/2012

J.K. Rowling attends the World Premiere of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1. (credit: Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

J.K. Rowling Has Deal For New Novel For Adults

Adult fans of J.K. Rowling can rejoice: She has a new novel coming, for grownups. The kids will have to wait and see.

02/23/2012

US Military, Sniper

‘American Sniper’ Author Chris Kyle Joins RAGE

He is the deadliest American sniper ever, called “the devil” by the enemies he hunted and “the legend” by his Navy SEAL brothers.

02/09/2012

Author Jonathan Franzen speaks on stage. (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for The New Yorker)

Author Jonathan Franzen Speaks Out Against E-Books

American writer of bestselling novels “The Corrections” and “Freedom” Jonathan Franzen came out swinging against e-books at a speaking engagement in Colombia.

01/31/2012

Chris Matthews, MSNBC

Chris Matthews Pens New Book “Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero”

Chris Matthews, the well known political pundit and commentator has a new book about President John F. Kennedy called “Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero.”

11/16/2011

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Texas Professor/Author: Ugliness Should Be Legally Protected

Does it really pay to be beautiful? A UT economics professor, who’s written a new book about it, says yes. And he thinks the remedy isn’t with the scalpel, but with the gavel.

09/15/2011

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