Madonna tops Forbes' list of high-earning celebrities

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. pop star Madonna is No. 1 on Forbes' list of top-earning celebrities, having raked in $125 million between June 2012 and June 2013.
EL James tops Forbes' top-earning author list

EL James tops Forbes' top-earning author list

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- EL James, the British scribe who wrote "50 Shades of Grey" and its two sequels, topped Forbes magazine's list of the highest-earning authors.
Patterson tops rich authors list

Patterson tops rich authors list

NEW YORK, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. crime novelist James Patterson is the top-earning author in 2011-12, earning $94 million thanks to the 14 new titles he published, Forbes reported.
Tyler Perry to play Alex Cross

Tyler Perry to play Alex Cross

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Tyler Perry will be the next actor to play fictional Washington detective-psychologist Alex Cross on the big screen, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Idris Elba to play Alex Cross in film

Idris Elba to play Alex Cross in film

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- British actor Idris Elba will play District of Columbia police detective-psychologist Alex Cross in the film adaptation of the novel "Cross," EW.com said.

Best-sellers banned in Texas prisons

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Texas routinely bans from its prisons books by best-selling and award-winning authors, officials said.
'Women's Murder Club' to return to ABC

'Women's Murder Club' to return to ABC

LOS ANGELES, March 31 (UPI) -- The U.S. television drama "Women's Murder Club" will return to ABC with new episodes, starting next month, the network announced Monday.

Jamaica to become a republic

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Jamaica's prime minister has announced plans to make his country a republic, which would remove Britain's queen as Jamaica's head of state.

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James Patterson
Author James Patterson attends the cocktail hour for the Quill Award ceremonies in New York on October 10, 2006. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)

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James B. Patterson (born March 22, 1947) is an American author of thriller novels, largely known for his series about African-American psychologist Alex Cross. Patterson also wrote "When The Wind Blows" and its sequel "The Lake House."

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