Oprah Winfrey and author Jonathan Franzen have put their rocky past behind them. Franzen appeared on yesterday’s “The Oprah Winfrey Show,’’ embracing his host after she chose his novel “Freedom’’ for her book club. Winfrey did not have Franzen on her show nine years ago, when “The Corrections’’ was a club selection, because he called some of her choices “schmaltzy.’’
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LaPierre back on WBZA familiar radio voice is back to giving New Englanders their news. Longtime WBZ-AM morning anchor Gary LaPierre is anchoring the morning shift this week as the station searches for a permanent successor to the recently retired Ed Walsh.
Philipsz wins TurnerSusan Philipsz received the prestigious $39,000 Turner Prize at the Tate Britain in London yesterday for her recording of herself singing three versions of the 16th-century Scottish folk song “Lowlands Away.’’
Face the facts“I haven’t had anything done and I don’t think I will.” — Angelina Jolie, on her feelings about plastic surgery, in an interview with British paper The Daily Mail.
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