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‘Battle of the Sexes’: Books Inspired by Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs

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When Billie Jean King trounced Bobby Riggs in the legendary 1973 tennis match now referred to as the “Battle of the Sexes,” she wasn’t just winning a game, she was staking a claim for female athletes everywhere. The story of that iconic match – and what it meant for females players – is at the heart of the new Emma Stone and Steve Carrell film, Battle of the Sexes. Premiering on September 22nd, Battle of the Sexes dives into the lives of both Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King, and how much was at stake for both of them during the match, despite the over-the-top spectacle that surrounded the events. Not only did 55-year-old Riggs taunt King and all female…

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Discover La La Land: Novels that Chase Our Ultimate Dreams

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Can Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling only make movies together from now on, please? From their scene-stealing chemistry in Crazy, Stupid, Love to the ‘40s glamour of Gangster Squad, these two are just better together. Their latest collaboration, La La Land, is officially in theaters in an expanded release Christmas Day, December 25. It’s a quirky, surprisingly deep musical that’s already getting tons of great reviews (and Oscar buzz!), and it looks sooooo good: Romance, dancing, awesome musical numbers, and Ryan Gosling being super hot? You can bet that we’ll be first in line. The film is about a musician and an aspiring actress in LA who fall in love even as they’re busy chasing their careers – and the two pursuits…

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