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Roger Ebert's Picks

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Roger Ebert passed away at the age of 70.  He dedicated his life to watching, writing and talking about films.  Each year, Ebert picked one film as his favourite.  Many of his most recent picks are available here.

Shirley MacLaine tells all

Fresh from her appearance on Oprah,  Shirley MacLaine's memoir "I'm Over All That" promises to be just as interesting.  Place your holds and read it first!

Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79

One of the greatest legends to have come out of the 20th century has died today.  There have been tons of books written about her.  Check out these outstanding titles:

2011 Charles Taylor Prize

The shortlist has been announced for the 2011 Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Nonfiction:

1.  On the Farm : Robert William Pickton and the Tragic Story of Vancouver's Missing Women / Stevie Cameron

Bestselling CDs of 2010

Here they are:  Billboard's bestselling CDs of 2010.  Have you had a chance to hear them all?

Best Nonfiction of 2010

Looking for great gift ideas? A book is always the perfect gift. Check out these noteworthy picks from 2010:

Temple Grandin at the Emmys

The made for TV movie based on the life of Temple Grandin took home top awards at the Emmys Sunday night.   Check out some of her books here:

World Cup is coming to South Africa

World Cup SoccerThe world is gearing up for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.  Check out the following titles about the game:

The Glorious World Cup

Boy in the Moon takes Charles Taylor Prize

Boy in the MoonIan Brown has been awarded this year's Charles Taylor Prize for excellence in literary non-fiction.  You can see a full list of previous winners here.