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Famed Texas Author McMurtry Releases New Western Book

The author of almost 50 books including novels, biographies and essay collections who has had simultaneous careers as a screenwriter and bookseller has a new novel out Wednesday.

05/07/2014

Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton To Name Memoir ‘Hard Choices’

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s publisher says her upcoming book on her role as President Barack Obama’s secretary of state will be called “Hard Choices.”

04/18/2014

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Louisiana Bill Would Name Bible As Official State Book

Louisiana lawmakers are moving ahead with a proposal to name the Bible as Louisiana’s official state book, despite concerns the bill would land the Legislature in court.

04/11/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks about immigration during a rally. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

He Could Be A Contender: Ted Cruz Has Book Deal

Sen. Ted Cruz, the Texas Republican often mentioned as a possible presidential candidate, is working on a project considered standard for national contenders: a book.

CBS 11–04/02/2014

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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.

04/01/2014

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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Gun Rights Advocates Want History Book Removed From Texas School

The 734-page book in question, U.S. History: Preparing for Advanced Placement Exams, is used as a supplemental instructional aid, according to a spokesperson for the Denton Independent School District.

09/17/2013

Actress Leah Remini speaks onstage at the "Family Tools" panel during the Disney/ABC Television Group portion of the 2012 Summer TCA Tour on July 27, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Leah Remini Plans Memoir With “Taboo” Topics

Is Leah Remini planning to open up about her experiences in the Church of Scientology in a tell-all book? It seems pretty likely.

08/06/2013

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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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Best Specialty Bookstores In DFW

Large-chain stores seem to dominate most of the retail world. But if you are looking for something rare, unique and different, then the look no further than an independent bookseller.

04/29/2013

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Is It Feasible For Female Texas Professionals To ‘Lean In’?

The so-called work-life balance for women has become a hot topic of debate since Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg published her book Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead.

CBSDFW.COM–03/12/2013

MENLO PARK, CA - JANUARY 15:  Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg greets members of the media prior introducing Graph Search features during a presentation January 15, 2013 in Menlo Park, California. Facebook announced a search function that works within the website and allows users to search content that people have shared with you or is public. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Facebook Exec’s New Book Urges Women To ‘Lean In’

For a book that has yet to be released, Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” — part feminist manifesto, part how-to career guide — has got a lot of people talking.

03/07/2013

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