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Nikolaj Coster-Waldau ("Jaime on "Game of Thrones") stopped by the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Cafe to talk about season five of the HBO show. Watch the video.
"Game of Thrones" star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau sits down with Christopher John Farley at the WSJ Cafe to talk about controversial scenes, killing of characters and what's ahead in season five.
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Here's "The Remains of the Day" author Kazuo Ishiguro reading from his new fantasy novel "The Buried Giant" at the WSJ Cafe.
Author Kazuo Ishiguro visits the WSJ Cafe in London and reads an excerpt of his first novel in a decade, “The Buried Giant“ Image: Getty
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Three decades ago, the Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) started to record the numbers of books published in the United States for children each year which were written and/or illustrated by African Americans. In 1985, the CCBC learned that, of the approximately 2,500 trade books that were published that year for children and teens, only 18 were created by African Americans. In 2013, CCBC received 3,200 of the 5,000 children’s books publi...
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I recently appeared on Jeff Rutherford's "Reading & Writing" podcast. Great to see that there are folks out there supporting grassroots literature. http://readingandwritingpodcast.com/christopher-john-farley-interview/
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Here's why Sting's "The Last Ship" had to close.
http://cjfarley.com/why-stings-the-last-ship-had-to-close/
The producers of Sting's Broadway musical “The Last Ship” announced this morning that the show will be closing on Saturday, January 24. When the production finishes its four-month run, it will have played 29 preview performances on Broadway and 105 regular performances.
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Stuart Scott helped change the looks and sound of ESPN... http://cjfarley.com/stuart-scott-game-changer/
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Hilary Mantel stopped by the Wall Street Journal's WSJ Cafe to talk about the Broadway and PBS adaptations of her novel "Wolf Hall."
Author Hilary Mantel on taking her novel "Wolf Hall" to Broadway and PBS.
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Here's my interview with Kazuo Ishiguro, author of "The Remains of the Day," about his new novel "The Buried Giant."
Kazuo Ishiguro, author of “The Remains of the Day,” discusses his new fantasy novel “The Buried Giant” at the WSJ Café.
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Joshua Malina of "Scandal" stopped by the Wall Street Journal to talk to me about the new season of the show. Where in the world is Olivia Pope?
Who kidnapped Olivia Pope on "Scandal"? Joshua Malina, who co-stars as David Rosen, has some clues.
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Here's a story I did on a new country singer-songwriter. Mickey Guyton reportedly set a record for the highest number of radio stations to decide to "add" a new artist's debut song to their playlists... http://www.wsj.com/articles/guyton-to-release-debut-single-monday-1421026617
Singer-songwriter Mickey Guyton Will Release “Better Than You Left Me” to country radio.
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Here's a great story--told in easy-to-read charts!--about how much wealth inequality has been growing.
Here are 14 charts, curated from our coverage at Real Time Economics, that tell the story of rising inequality by the numbers.
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"Downton Abbey" is back on Sunday! Here's my video interview with Laura Carmichael aka Lady Edith, one of the stars of the show. http://cjfarley.com/downton-abbey-co-star-laura-carmichael-on-fifth-season-secrets/
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  • Wall Street Journal
    Senior Editorial Director of Digital Features
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Novelist and WSJ Senior Editor, Blogger, Columnist
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I'm Senior Editorial Director, Features at the Wall Street Journal, and the host and founder of the WSJ Cafe, the WSJ's live arts and culture series. I'm the author of a number of nonfiction books, including "Before the Legend: The Rise of Bob Marley," and three novels, "Kingston By Starlight," "My Favorite War" and "Game World."
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  • Harvard University