Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other sells in 21 deals with TV auction underway

Following Bernardine Evaristo’s historic Booker Prize win, translation rights to her novel Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) have been snapped up in 21 territories. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 06:13:51 UTC ]
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Evaristo's Girl, Woman, Other screen rights won by Potboiler

Bernardine Evaristo’s Booker winning Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton) is being adapted for the screen by “The Constant Gardener” creators Potboiler Television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Man who pointed shotgun at girl selling Girl Scouts cookies gets jail time

 A Southern California man who pointed a shotgun at a 7-year-old girl selling Girl Scout cookies has been given six months in jail. See more of our top stories on Facebook >> The Riverside Press-Enterprise says John Dodrill was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty to possessing an illegal... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo writing memoir about 'never giving up'

Manifesto will chart the first Black Booker prize winner’s 40-year journey to literary centre-stage and encourage others to pursue creative fulfilmentBernardine Evaristo, the first Black woman to win the Booker prize, is writing a memoir about how she “moved from the margins to centre stage”... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-27 09:00:08 UTC ]
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Bernardine Evaristo: the forgotten black British novels everyone should read

The Booker-winning novelist is relaunching a series of neglected novels by black British writers. She explains why they deserve a new readership In today’s culture, it’s as though black British literary history began relatively recently, and new books are published without reference to or... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Fourth Estate wins four-way auction for Brown Girls debut

Fourth Estate has triumphed in a four-way publisher auction for Daphne Palasi Andreades’ “evocative and original” debut novel Brown Girls in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Has Donald Trump already landed a $100m book and TV deal?

While books about the outgoing US president have been bestsellers for the last four years, Trump might be a step too far for some publishersFact-checkers are quaking in their boots amid reports that Donald Trump could be being “courted for a new tome on his time in the White House”. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People

At the Frankfurt Book Fair conference, writer Bernardine Evaristo delivered a forceful keynote on the systemic bias against people of color in the UK publishing industry The post Bernardine Evaristo to UK Publishing: Hire More Diverse People appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book Deals: Week of September 21, 2020

Custom House goes big on a debut, Nicole Maines sells a memoir to Dial, Crown pays seven figures for a new one from Deepak Chopra, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Potts' Half Baked Idea cooks up TV deal

Baby Cow Productions has optioned Olivia Potts’ memoir A Half Baked Idea (Fig Tree, 2019), for TV.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Black and Asian people not seen as readers’: Bernardine Evaristo condemns books industry

In foreword to report into diversity in publishing, Booker prize-winning author rails against ‘ridiculous’ beliefsBernardine Evaristo, the first black woman to win the Booker prize, has hit out at “ridiculous” and “misguided” beliefs in the publishing industry, where “black and Asian people are... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Author Bernardine Evaristo: 'This is a history-making moment'

Author Bernardine Evaristo becomes the first black British woman to top the UK paperback fiction chart. Continue reading at BBC News

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Dolan's Exciting Times optioned for TV after 'highly competitive' auction

Black Bear Pictures has optioned Naoise Dolan's debut novel Exciting Times for television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Narrativia strikes deal to bring Pratchett's Discworld to TV

Sir Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels are being brought to TV in a deal which remains “absolutely faithful” to his original vision. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Film and TV rights to Clift debut go to Scott Free after three-way auction

Ridley Scott's production company Scott Free has triumphed in a three-way auction to win the film and television rights for I Alone Survive (Hodder and Stoughton) by début author Bethany Clift.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bloomsbury wins satirical debut The Other Black Girl in six-figure deal

Bloomsbury has won Zakiya Dalila Harris’ The Other Black Girl, a satirical debut novel about race and authenticity in the workplace, for a six-figure deal following a nine-way auction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Former Knopf Assistant Sells Publishing Novel in Seven Figure Deal

Every assistant sifting through the slush pile, dreaming of selling their own novel, can now focus on the tale of Zakiya Harris, a former assistant editor who just sold her debut to Atria in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Roxane Gay’s favorite book of 2019 was Girl, Woman, Other.

From the fog of a so-far-extremely-cursed 2020, do you even remember 2019 anymore? The albino panda? 30 to 50 feral hogs? The US women’s national soccer team at the World Cup? What else even happened? Roxane Gay is here to remind us with this recap, which also lists her favorite books of the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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