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Brokeback Headed to Opera Stage

Composer working on converting Oscar-winning movie

(Newser) - Brokeback Mountain, the groundbreaking gay love story of two Wyoming ranch hands which went on to claim 3 Oscars, will be transformed into an opera, Reuters reports. The New York City Opera has commissioned a composer to write the work.  More »

Amazon's E-Book Gamble Gets Big Play

Newsweek looks at changes $399 device could wreak on reading

(Newser) - News that Amazon would debut its new Kindle e-book leaked earlier this week, and a Newsweek cover story has the full hype on what Jeff Bezos and company hope to achieve with it. "This isn't a device, it's a service," Bezos says of of the Kindle, pointing to... More »

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