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Publishers defend American Dirt as claims of cultural appropriation grow

Jeanine Cummins’s novel, acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey, Stephen King and others, also faces scathing criticism from Latinx writersJeanine Cummins’s British publisher, Headline, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the American press that published her divisive thriller, declaring that it is proud... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-24 14:53:36 UTC ]
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Film deal for Hurley as John Murray snaps up third novel

John Murray has snapped up Costa First Novel winner Andrew Michael Hurley's third novel as film rights go to House Productions. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-31 14:10:44 UTC ]
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Book to Film Deals, Week of February 26, 2018

This week's notable book acquisitions in Hollywood include a seven-figure preempt to option a HaprerCollins thriller, and a film deal for a narrative poem by Stephen King. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YA Reimagining of 'Cinderella' Sells in Major Pre-Frankfurt Deal

Jennifer Donnelly's 'Stepsister,' which is told from the vantage point of one of the "wicked" stepsisters in 'Cinderella,' sold to Scholastic after a nine-bidder auction. It went for a sum rumored to be in the mid-to-high six-figure range, and a film deal is imminent. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Film deal for Jacaranda's Book of Harlan

Director Mark Tonderai has acquired the film rights to Jacaranda Books title The Book of Harlan by Bernice L. McFadden. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Lido makes waves with film deal

A debut which made a splash at the London Book Fair this year may be set to make it onto the big screen after the 26-year-old author sold film rights to the title. Catalyst Global Media has optioned The Lido by Libby Page, which sold for six figures to Orion in the UK on the eve of London Book... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Film deal for hyped Frankfurt children’s title

Twentieth Century Fox has signed the film rights to Jessica Townsend’s Nevermoor, a children’s manuscript that was subject to an eight-publisher auction at the Frankfurt Book Fair last month.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Film deal for Frances Hardinge novel

Catalyst Global Media has optioned the film and TV rights to Cuckoo Song by YA author Frances Hardinge. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Film deal for Hurley's The Loney

Film rights to Andrew Michael Hurley’s The Loney (John Murray) have been optioned by DNA Films, with the support of Film4, after a five-way auction. The gothic novel is set on the Lancashire coast and follows a Catholic family who make an Easter pilgrimage from London to try and cure their mute... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hilton's Maestra gets film deal

The first book acquired by Zaffre, the adult fiction imprint of Bonnier Publishing, has been optioned by Columbia Pictures for a film adaptation. Amy Pascal, a producer for the forthcoming "Ghostbusters", "Spider-Man", and Angelia Jolie's Cleopatra movie, is set to produce the film adaptation... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2015: After Film Deal, ‘Maestra’ Set as Launch for Bonnier’s Zaffre

A racy novel picking up attention at the London Book Fair has officially been set as the launch title of the new adult fiction imprint at Bonnier. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hegarty's 'Darkmouth' gets film deal

Alcon Entertainment has acquired the film rights to Darkmouth, the newly released children’s fantasy novel by Irish author Shane Hegarty, for a "very high" six-figure dollar sum. The book, published today (29th January) by HarperCollins Children’s Books, is the first in a monster-hunting... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Film deal for Caitlin Moran novel

Newly formed production company Monumental Pictures has acquired the film rights to Caitlin Moran’s novel How to Build a Girl (Ebury Press). Moran and John Niven will adapt the book for the big screen, with Film 4 backing the project. Moran’s debut novel follows teenager Johanna Morrigan, who... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New film deal for Moyes' latest

Jojo Moyes' chart-topping novel The One Plus One (Penguin) has been optioned by Hollwood film... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Alderson plus film deal for S&S

Simon & Schuster has signed two more books from YA author Sarah Alderson, also announcing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Film deal for Wilbur Smith Somalia novel

UK-based Reelart Media has bought film rights to Wilbur Smith's Those in Peril (Pan Macmillan... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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