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1. “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama (Crown) 2. “Cat Kid Comic Club” by Dav Pilkey (Scholastic) 3. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne) 4. ”Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Deep End” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 5.
The Who concert memorial fundraiser plays on, virtually

The Who concert memorial fundraiser plays on, virtually

CINCINNATI — For years, alumni of a Cincinnati-area high school have gathered to raise scholarship money in memory of three classmates killed in a crush of people at a 1979 concert by The Who.
Dutch national museum to stage 2021 exhibition on slavery

Dutch national museum to stage 2021 exhibition on slavery

AMSTERDAM — To tell the troubling story of the Netherlands' deep historical links to the slave trade, the country's national museum is making it personal.
Q&A: Christopher Nolan on ‘Tenet’ home release

Q&A: Christopher Nolan on ‘Tenet’ home release

Christopher Nolan movies almost demand another look and “ Tenet ” is no exception.

Salzburg Festival forges ahead with full program for 2021

The Salzburg Festival in Austria is forging ahead with a full program for 2021 after becoming one of the few classical music organizations to manage a limited program last summer.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Bestsellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Ready Player Two” by Ernest Cline (Ballantine) 2. “Deadly Cross” by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 3. “A Time for Mercy" by John Grisham (Doubleday) 4. “The Return” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing) 5.
DeGeneres: Positive test for coronavirus but 'feeling fine'

DeGeneres: Positive test for coronavirus but 'feeling fine'

LOS ANGELES — Ellen DeGeneres says she has tested positive for COVID-19 but is “feeling fine right now.
Kevin Bacon brings music back to venues for charity concert

Kevin Bacon brings music back to venues for charity concert

NASHVILLE — Musician and actor Kevin Bacon is bringing live music back to venues that have been shuttered this year with an all-star concert TV special.
CBC and BET Plus partner on 'The Porter,' depicting 1920s Little Burgundy in Montreal

CBC and BET Plus partner on 'The Porter,' depicting 1920s Little Burgundy in Montreal

A new series depicting railway workers in the historically Black Montreal community of Little Burgundy in the 1920s is bound for the CBC. The public broadcaster says it's partnered with the U.S.
Pop Culture in (ugh) 2020, from the bizarre to the sublime

Pop Culture in (ugh) 2020, from the bizarre to the sublime

And now, for our annual look at the year in pop culture…. Oh, wait. This was 2020. The year everything stopped cold. Well, not really.