The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. Yesterday’s Man Booker Prize went to big-selling author Hilary Mantel for her Thomas Cromwell political thriller, Wolf Hall. [via The Independent] 2. Vacation is getting a sort of sequel that will focus on Rusty Griswold, now a father and taking his own kids on a road trip. [via THR] 3. HBO has renewed Jason Schwartzman’s Bored to Death for a second season; super-successful now Zach Galifianakis better be on board. [via THR] 4. It’s an exciting battle of people related to celebrities on Twitter: Frances Bean Cobain vs. Ali Lohan. [via TwentyFourBit 5. is taking Kindle global, and slashing prices in the US. [via Reuters]

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