He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from until his death in In , Ebert became the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. Neil Steinberg of the Chicago Sun-Times said Ebert "was without question the nation's most prominent and influential film critic,"  Tom Van Riper of Forbes described him as "the most powerful pundit in America,"  and Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times called him "the best-known film critic in America. Ebert was known for his intimate, Midwestern writing voice and critical views informed by values of populism and humanism.
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These days, Stephen King is among the most universally beloved living American writers. You can find his stories published in The New Yorker and Esquire , his books never fail to make the New York Times's Best Seller list, and it feels like another film or television adaptation of his work is announced just about every few months. This wasn't always the case. A few decades ago he was still pumping out the best-sellers, but was largely dismissed by critics as purveyor of pulpy genre fiction— The New Yorker definitely wasn't knocking. And a few decades before that, he was a broke teacher struggling to support a young family with the help of income earned from selling short stories. Over more than 40 years, King has authored dozens of classic works—and he just announced that he'll be releasing a new novel , Later , in early
In this blockbuster novel from Danielle Steel, two estranged sisters get the chance to connect again and right the wrongs of the past. Melissa Henderson is leading a quiet life. Once a bestselling author, she now pours all her energy into renovating a Victorian house nestled in the foothills of rural New England. Six years ago, she lost her young son to cancer, and her marriage dissolved.