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2012-02-28 11:28:00

SAINT LOUIS, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Chess Hall of Fame will open its doors on two new exhibits starting March 9, 2012. Bobby Fischer: Icon Among Icons, Photographs by Harry Benson, CBE and Marcel Dzama: The End Game explore the game of chess and its role in society from dramatically different angles. The shows will run through August 12, 2012. Harry Benson's Bobby Fischer: Icon Among Icons Photojournalist Harry Benson's work ranges from photographs of world leaders to pop...

2011-11-01 13:02:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A blazing orange office on the sixth floor of Asheville's Flatiron building reflects the paired creativity of two very different business partners. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100908/DC61634LOGO</font>) Chris Sparks is an extrovert, bursting with energy, who loves to talk about his passion for comics and design. Jamie King is poised, more subdued, yet equally passionate...

2011-03-07 07:35:00

LOS ANGELES, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Producer J. Herbert Klein believes in giving back, and has established International FA Publishing to honor the people who gave him his big breaks -- by capturing their inspiring stories for posterity. "Ronald Reagan gave me my start in the movie business, and Howard Hughes put me in charge of a major production," Klein remarked recently, "and I want to make sure these American heroes get their due." In early February 2011, International FA...

2010-07-14 10:50:00

INDIANAPOLIS, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Saturday Evening Post, the nation's oldest magazine, which traces its roots to Benjamin Franklin and is famous for covers that illustrate the lives and experiences of the American people, announced today its July/August 2010 issue will re-release a rare J.D. Salinger short story, "A Boy in France," first published in the magazine 65 years ago. Joan SerVaas, chief executive officer and publisher of The Saturday Evening Post, made the...

2010-04-30 15:07:00

NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In a ground-breaking decision that altered US copyright law, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit today overturned a lower court ruling that had barred publication of 60 Years Later -- Coming Through the Rye. The case will now return to Judge Deborah A. Batts of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. Judge Batts, who had barred the book on July 1, 2009, must now apply a new legal standard to the case. Attorneys...

2009-06-09 17:40:54

J.D. Salinger's longtime literary agent says the 90-year-old U.S. author has age-related health problems and is totally deaf. The New York Post reported Phyllis Westberg made the revelations about the famous recluse in an affidavit filed last week in Manhattan federal court. Salinger is suing to block the publication of an unauthorized sequel to his classic 1951 novel Catcher in the Rye. 60 Years Later: Coming Through the Rye reportedly was penned by an anonymous author known only as J.D....

2009-06-02 13:34:30

Reclusive author J.D. Salinger has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit in Manhattan against the publishers of 60 Years Later: Coming Through the Rye. The novel by an anonymous author known only as J.D. California is being promoted as a sequel to Salinger's 1951 classic The Catcher in the Rye, the New York Daily News said. The lawsuit was filed Monday in Manhattan Federal Court and describes the followup, which finds Salinger's iconic Holden Caufield character at a retirement home in...

2009-02-27 21:00:06

U.S. producer-director Damian Chapa is set to begin shooting his new Bobby Fischer bio-picture next month, Amadeus Pictures announced. Bobby Fischer Live, a movie featuring Chapa as the U.S. chess champion, is to be filmed in Los Angeles, New York, Russia and Iceland. Bobby Fischer is considered to be the greatest chess player of all time, the production company said in a news release Thursday. The company said Fischer's victory over Soviet champion Boris Spassky in 1972 was historical in...

2008-10-09 21:00:27

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 9, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- We live in a society where image and age matter. There are those who go through desperate lengths to hold on to the youth they have lost. But all the nose "jobs", face lifts, breast implants, and tummy tucks will never replace your youth. So, How Do You Stay So Young? Author Terry Moore reveals the "secrets" that Hollywood stars have shared with her that proves staying young is possible! In How Do You Stay So Young?, Moore searched for...