BrooklynFans Of Books: “Seduction” On Howard Hughes’s Hollywood

Seduction: Sex, Lies, and Stardom in Howard Hughes’s Hollywood

By Karina Longworth

Custom House/Harper Collins Publishers; Hardcover; $29.99; available today, Tuesday, November 13

Howard Hughes is one of the most legendary directors and producers who quickly established a reputation for discovering female talent in Hollywood’s Golden Age.

Hughes defied his family by investing his inherited riches in Hollywood beginning in 1925. As the owner and manager of RKO Pictures, Hughes consistently challenged the Hollywood status quo, especially the industry’s censors. His reputation as an iconoclast was challenged only by his reputation as a playboy who romanced dozens of actresses, from the town’s biggest stars to countless nameless aspirants.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: Nashville, Scenes from the New American South

Nashville: Scenes from the New American South

By Ann Patchett and Heidi Ross; introduction by Jon Meacham

Harper Design; 208 pages; $35.00, available Tuesday, November 13

Nashville is a city on the move and their moment is now. That energy and excitement can be found in the new book Nashville: Scenes from the New American South, which is complete with 175 full-color and black and white photographs.

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MLS Playoffs: Red Bulls Roll Past Columbus To Reach East Final

(The Red Bulls celebrating Daniel Royer’s late goal – Photo by Jason Schott)

The Red Bulls played one of their best games of the season at just the right time, as they beat the Columbus Crew, 3-0, on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena to win their Eastern Conference Semifinal matchup.

Columbus won the first leg at home a week ago, 1-0, and they didn’t put much pressure on the net in this one, as Red Bulls goalkeeper and captain Luis Robles needed to make just three saves for his seventh career postseason clean sheet in his 20th career playoff match.

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St. John’s Wins Battle With Bowling Green

(St. John’s celebrating during the second half – Photo by Jason Schott)

St. John’s faced a tough test in their second game of the season on Friday night at Carnesecca Arena, as they outlasted Bowling Green, 84-80.

Just as they did in their opening night win on Tuesday night over Loyola-Maryland, St. John’s jumped out to a nice lead early, as Marvin Clark II drained a pair of free throws to make it 20-12 seven minutes in.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: Find Out About Yourself & Friends With “Fill Me In”

FILL ME IN: Part Journal, Part Game, All Yours

Touchstone; hardcover; $14.99

Having close friendships is very important and can bring lots of joy to our lives. Throughout major milestones in life, people are there along the way that mean very much to us.

FILL ME IN: Part Journal, Part Game, All Yours, which was created solely by members of the Touchstone team, is here to capture and preserve all those memories.

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Red Bulls’ Aaron Long Named MLS Defender Of The Year

(Courtesy of the Red Bulls)

Red Bulls center back Aaron Long has been named the 2018 MLS Defender of the Year, the league announced on Wednesday.

Long earns MLS Defender of the Year honors in just his second MLS season, two years removed from being named USL Defender of the Year in 2016 with NYRB II. He also plays for the United States Men’s National team.

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