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January Religion Bestsellers: Lysa TerKeurst Dominates; ‘Redeeming Love’ Soars

Women’s ministry president Lysa TerKeurst takes two spots on PW’s Religion Nonfiction Bestsellers; the film adaptation of Francine River’s ‘Redeeming Love’ boosts the 17-year-old Western romance to #2 in Religion Fiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Novel of Old Shanghai: In Conversation with Weina Dai Randel, by Susan Blumberg-Kason

Interviews   Weina Dai Randel burst onto the literary scene a number of years ago with her duology about Empress Wu Zetian, China’s first woman leader. After winning the prestigious Rita Award in 2017 and seeing her novels translated into seven... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2022-01-20 14:33:49 UTC ]
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A documentary about Anthony Broadwater’s exoneration, called Unlucky, is in the works.

Yesterday, a footnote to an op-ed in the LA Times revealed that Red Badge Films is now producing a documentary about Anthony Broadwater’s conviction and then exoneration of Alice Sebold’s rape, called Unlucky. Red Badge Films is helmed by Tim Mucciante, previously the executive producer for the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-12-03 17:48:54 UTC ]
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Data and AI Bring Moneyball Methods to Level the Sports Marketing Playing Field

About 20 years ago, Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane used data and statistics to help his low-revenue team keep pace with wealthier competitors, making for a stronger roster. The resulting success inspired Michael Lewis' bestselling book Moneyball, which in turn led to Brad Pitt... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2021-11-01 21:30:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Zauner will score the film adaptation of her own memoir, Crying in H Mart.

It’s been a big year for Michelle Zauner. This spring, her much-lauded memoir Crying in H Mart was published, and last week her band Japanese Breakfast released Jubilee, another critically acclaimed album. And the excitement continues: yesterday, the Hollywood Reporter announced that Crying in H... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-08 14:46:24 UTC ]
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Natalie Portman to star in film of Ferrante's Days of Abandonment

Natalie Portman is to star in a film adaptation of Elena Ferrante's second novel, The Days of Abandonment (Europa Editions). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-14 11:17:10 UTC ]
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Nico Walker has seen the film adaptation of his book, and he’s not impressed.

The movie adaptation of Nico Walker’s Cherry—the best-selling debut novel about an Iraq veteran turned heroin addict turned bank robber—will be released in theaters in two days, directed by the Russo Brothers (who you might know from Avengers) and starring Tom Holland (who you might know from... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-24 18:21:44 UTC ]
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Rival GameStop movies being rushed into production

Netflix has announced a film centered on the ongoing stock saga starring Noah Centineo after MGM acquired rights to a book proposal on the same subjectThe GameStop content race is on, even as the Reddit-fueled market rebellion against billionaire hedge funds continues to play out in real... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-01 19:04:34 UTC ]
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Race Consciousness: Fascism and Frank Herbert’s “Dune”

FASCISTS LOVE Dune: Denis Villeneuve’s film adaptation was highly anticipated on white nationalist sites such as Counter-Currents and the Daily Stormer. As soon as the trailer dropped, they began poring over it for signs of deviation from their pet interpretations of Frank Herbert’s 1965 science... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-11-19 18:00:46 UTC ]
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Oprah and Brad Pitt are adapting Ta-Nehisi Coates’ The Water Dancer.

It was announced earlier today that MGM is teaming with Brad Pitt’s Plan B Entertainment, Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Films, and director Kamilah Forbes on a film adaptation of National Book Award-winner Ta-Nehisi Coates’ 2019 bestselling novel, The Water Dancer. Coates’ debut novel tells the story of... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-11 15:33:22 UTC ]
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Just in time for an updated ‘West Side Story,’ a look back at the 1961 classic

Richard Barrios’s new book delves into the history of the film adaptation that did boffo business and won multiple Oscars. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-29 13:56:23 UTC ]
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Hope you like horrifying CGI, because we’re getting an Animorphs movie.

After spending the week getting destroyed by Gen Z on TikTok, here’s some good news for millennials: every 90s kid’s favorite portmanteau-titled book series is finally(?) getting a film adaptation. For the unacquainted(/Irish), the Animorphs were a scrappy gang of teens who, according to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-18 18:44:19 UTC ]
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April Lit Fest at the University of Oklahoma

News and Events WLT Bestselling Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid will visit the University of Oklahoma April 6 through 8 for the 2020 Puterbaugh Lit Fest hosted by World Literature Today magazine. Events start on April 6 with a conversation about... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-03-02 22:05:09 UTC ]
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Talks underway for fourth Bridget Jones film

Talks are underway for a film adaptation of Helen Fielding's Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy (Vintage).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-20 21:56:32 UTC ]
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Issa Rae adapting Tayari Jones’ ‘Silver Sparrow’ for the big screen

"Insecure" creator Issa Rae is producing a film adaptation of "Silver Sparrow," the 2011 novel by acclaimed author Tayari Jones. Jones, whose latest novel, "An American Marriage," was shortlisted for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, confirmed the news to Oprah Magazine. "Issa Rae is an artist... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-16 18:20:00 UTC ]
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Amy Adams to star in Ron Howard's film adaptation of ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

The highly anticipated film adaptation of J.D. Vance's memoir "Hillbilly Elegy" has its first star: six-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams. The actress is the first announced cast member of the planned Netflix film, which will be directed by Ron Howard, Variety reported Thursday. Screenwriter... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weisz to star in film adaptation of Porter's Lanny

Max Porter’s second book Lanny (Faber) has been optioned by BBC Films, actress Rachel Weisz and The Bureau production company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Books Bestsellers: 'Crawdads' Adaptation Keeps the Book Singing

Delia Owens's 'Where the Crawdads Sing' keeps seeing dividends thanks to a bump from Reese Witherspoon, whose film adaptation of the novel was announced last month. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Hot Book Properties, Week of November 12, 2018

This week's hot international books include an Australian backlist novel that has gained new sales after a film adaptation, and a Finnish title about a woman seeking inspiration from historical figures. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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iBooks Bestsellers: 'Crazy Rich Asians' Keeps Selling Like Crazy

The film adaptation of Kevin Kwan's 'Crazy Rich Asians' is dominating the U.S. box office, and its source book continues to sell well in Apple's iBooks store as well. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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