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Charles Soule dishes on the many, many comics he writes

A panel from "Superman/Wonder Woman" No. 5

(Credit: DC Entertainment/Tony S. Daniel)

Practicing law is certainly time-consuming.

Practicing law while also writing seven monthly comics featuring the likes of Superman, Wonder Woman and She-Hulk seems like an unwieldy task, but that's the current workload for Brooklynite Charles Soule.

"I think [it's] because they're so different that I'm able to do it," Soule says. "If all were a weird horror book or a superhero romance...

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'Lean In,' 'Gone Girl' NYPL's most checked-out books in 2013

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(Credit: These were some of the most checked-out books at the NYPL in 2013.)

Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In,” the book that started a movement, was the most frequently checked-out nonfiction book in 2013 by patrons of the New York Public Library.

“Gone Girl,” a thriller by Gillian Flynn, was the top circulating fiction title, according to the library’s list, which was released Tuesday.

Other top spots for fiction include “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling, the...

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Column: Google Chromebooks in the notebook market

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"You can come up with statistics to prove anything, Kent. Forty percent of all people know that."

-- Homer Simpson

I don't care what all those headlines are telling you, Google Chromebooks did not account for 21% of US

notebook sales this year.

Anyone who tells you otherwise has no appreciation for details or fine print.

Wait, what are we talking about here?

On...

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Q&A with Rep. John Lewis on his graphic memoir 'March: Book One'

Rep. John Lewis

(Credit: Rep. John Lewis (Eric Etheridge))

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has a story far more heroic than any costumed superhero you'd find in a graphic novel.

The Congressman, the last living speaker from the 1963 March on Washington, tells his story in the Civil Rights movement in the graphic novel "March: Book One," co-written with Andrew Aydin and illustrated by Nate Powell.

amNewYork chatted with Rep. Lewis about the...

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