Tom Hanks, perhaps imagining the loss of one of his typewriters.
The Kobal Collection
November 4, 2014 The actor and director plans to write his first book of short stories, and he plans to make it about another collection — his personal trove of typewriters. Also: Jill Abramson details her startup.
A woman looks at an oil portrait of Toni Morrison at the National Portrait Gallery. A self-portrait of sorts, Morrison's life of fiction drawn in words will be permanently kept at Princeton.
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October 20, 2014 The Nobel laureate taught at Princeton University for 17 years. Now, her papers — some 180 linear feet of them — are returning to be housed in the school's library. Also: a roundup of new releases.
According to NPR's Laura Sydell, IT people need to be half technologist, half psychologist.
August 16, 2014 This week in tech, we read IT people need to be half technologist, half psychologist; more and more women are leaving the engineering field; and Tom Hanks created an app for the hipster in all of us.
Author Elmore Leonard poses during a portrait session on May 24, 2007 at Book Soup in Los Angeles, California.
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August 6, 2013 Also: A new short story by Zadie Smith; Tom Hanks on typewriters; and the unexpected resurgence of Borders.
TMZ.com was on the story quickly.
October 19, 2012 Asked to speak in character, the actor got a little too much into the role on live national TV. He immediately apologized, as did show host Elizabeth Vargas. "Next time I'm on this show, there will be a 7-second delay," Hanks said.
April 21, 2010 Tom Hanks really cares about the White House press corps, and making sure they don't fall asleep on the job.
December 24, 2007 Martin Frost talks about his old friend, Charlie Wilson.
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