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Author Of Classic ‘Up The Down Staircase’ Dies At 103

Bel Kaufman was a middle-age teacher and single mother in the mid-1960s when her autobiographical novel was welcomed as a kind of civilian companion to Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22,” a send-up of the most maddening bureaucracy.

07/25/2014

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Author Of ‘Spot The Dog’ Series Dies At 86

Spot blossomed into a popular series of children’s books that have sold more than 60 million copies.

06/12/2014

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Author Richard Gabriel Discusses His New Book ‘Acquittal’

Author Richard Gabriel stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to tell viewers about his new book “Acquittal: An Insider Reveals the Stories and Strategies Behind Today’s Most Infamous Verdicts.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2014

Sharon Tate as she appeared in the film "Valley of the Dolls." (credit: CBS)

Sharon Tate’s Sister Wants New Book To Focus On Way Her Beautiful Sister Lived, Not Ugly Way She Died

If Debra Tate could go back in time, she candidly admits she would.

06/05/2014

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Religious Author, Motivational Speaker Accused Of Lewd Acts With Teen

Authorities didn’t say whether the teen was a boy or girl.

06/05/2014

Poet and author Maya Angelou died on May 28, 2014 at the age of 86. (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Maya Angelou, Poet And Author, Dead At 86

Maya Angelou’s story awed millions.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2014

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Author Anea Bogue Shares How To Empower Young Girls, Improve Their Self-Esteem

Anea Bogue, author of “9 Ways We’re Screwing Up Our Girls and How We Can Stop: A Guide to Helping Girls Reach Their Highest Potential”, stopped by KCAL9 Monday to tell viewers about the book.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2014

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Actor/Author Jason Priestley Shares Highs & Lows Of His Life In New Memoir

Actor and author Jason Priestley stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to talk about his new book “Jason Priestley: A Memoir”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2014

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Author Johanna Stein Dishes On Life, Motherhood In Book

Author Johanna Stein appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss her book, “How Not To Calm A Child On A Plane And Other Lessons From A Highly Questionable Source.”

05/11/2014

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Author Monica Parker Discusses Her New Book ‘Getting Waisted’

Author and actor Monica Parker stopped by KCAL9 Monday to talk about her new book “Getting Waisted: A Survival Guide to Being Fat in a Society that Loves Thin”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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International Speaker Touré Roberts Discusses New Book ‘Purpose Awakening’

In his new book, Roberts looks at the transformational moment when people are awakened to the purpose of their life, based on the premise that every life began as a brilliant thought in God’s mind.

04/13/2014

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Celebrated Author, Noted Environmentalist Peter Matthiessen Dies At 86

Few authors could claim such a wide range of achievements.

04/05/2014

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Rita Moreno’s Best-Selling Memoir Touches On Heartbreak, Heartthrobs

Rita Moreno is in the rare EGOT club. Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony — they all line her bookshelf.

03/14/2014

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Author Hollye Jacobs Shares Her Intimate Experience With Breast Cancer In New Book

Author Hollye Jacobs stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to tell viewers about her new book “The Silver Lining: A Supportive and Insightful Guide to Breast Cancer”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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Old Hollywood Is Celebrated Through Author Mark A. Vieira’s New Books

Author and historian Mark A. Veira stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to tell viewers about his two new books.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/04/2014

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