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Sean Penn will publish his first novel, 'Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,' next year

Sean Penn, the celebrated actor and activist, will release his debut novel next year, a “darkly humurous” tale titled “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.” Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will publish “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff,” in March 2018. The novel is based on an audiobook Penn released last year under the pseudonym Pappy Pariah. ...

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ET Obsessions: ‘Mudbound,’ ‘Jane the Virgin’ Companion Novel and More!

Why We’re Obsessed With ‘Mudbound’ Mudbound follows two families — the McAllans and the Jacksons — as they deal with the effects of war, race and poverty in a 1940s Mississippi Delta. Anchored by an impressive cast, including Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Jason Clarke and a standout performance by Mary J. Blige, and directed by Dee Rees, this film ...

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‘Jane The Virgin’ Boss on Season 4’s Exploration of Bisexuality and Releasing Jane’s Novel

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read if you have not yet watched the Nov. 10 episode of “Jane The Virgin,” entitled “Chapter Sixty-Nine.” Jane Gloriana Villanueva (Gina Rodriguez) is all grown-up and about to become a published author. The single mother’s debut novel, a romance tale based on her relationship with Michael (Brett Dier), is about to hit shelves not only on ...

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Researchers find novel mechanism of resistance to anti-cancer drugs

by Leigh MacMillan The targeted anti-cancer therapies cetuximab and panitumumab are mainstays of treatment for advanced colorectal cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, many patients have tumors with genetic mutations that make them resistant to these anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) monoclonal antibodies, or the cancers develop resistance during treatment. Researchers seeking to understand ...

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Novel Treatment Causes Cancer to Self-Destruct Without Affecting Healthy Cells

BRONX, NY—Scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have discovered the first compound that directly makes cancer cells commit suicide while sparing healthy cells. The new treatment approach, described in today’s issue of Cancer Cell, was directed against acute myeloid leukemia (AML) cells but may also have potential for attacking other types of cancers. “We’re hopeful that the targeted compounds we’re developing will ...

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Showtime Acquires Rights to Bill Clinton, James Patterson Novel ‘President Is Missing’

The television rights to the upcoming Bill Clinton–James Patterson novel “The President Is Missing” have been acquired by Showtime with plans to adapt it into a series, the network announced Friday. Set to be published in 2018, the book tells the story of a sitting U.S. president’s disappearance, with the level of detail that only someone who has held… Variety

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