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‘Unvarnished’ bio of Ray Dalio scheduled for next fall

NEW YORK (AP) — An "unauthorized, unvarnished" biography of billionaire hedge-fund manager Ray Dalio will be published next fall, authored by a Wall Street Journal investigative reporter whom the Bridgewater Associates founder has called biased and dishonest. "The Fund: Ray Dalio, ...

Review: A 1960s underground abortion network in ‘Call Jane’

In Phyllis Nagy's "Call Jane," Joy (Elizabeth Banks) is a 1960s housewife married to a defense attorney (Chris Messina) with a teenage daughter (Grace Edwards) and a baby on the way. A heart condition, though, threatens her life in childbirth. The only treatment, her doctor tells her, is "to ...

Woman testifies Harvey Weinstein rape filled her with guilt

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who says Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2013 testified Tuesday that she had feelings of guilt and disgust that began soon after she let him into her hotel room and lasted for years. The woman, a model and actor living and working in Rome who was in Los Angeles at ...

Naomi Alderman novel ‘The Future’ scheduled for next fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Novelist Naomi Alderman is a "what if" kind of writer, as in: What if women were able to release electricity through their fingers, the premise of her acclaimed bestseller "The Power "? For her upcoming book, simply and descriptively titled "The Future," she imagined a ...

‘1619 Project’ publisher launches series of readalongs

NEW YORK (AP) — Authors Matthew Desmond, Michelle Alexander and Leslie Alexander will be among the participants in a series of readalongs from the book edition of "The 1619 Project," the Pulitzer Prize-winning report from the New York Times that has been widely acclaimed, debated and ...

Adidas ends partnership with Ye over antisemitic remarks

NEW YORK (AP) — Adidas ended a partnership that helped make the artist formerly known as Kanye West a billionaire and lent the German sportswear an edgy appeal, but ultimately couldn't survive a mounting outcry over the rapper's offensive and antisemitic remarks. The split will leave Adidas ...