Books to Film: Josh Malerman’s ‘Bird Box’ on Netflix

Michigan-based author Josh Malerman's debut novel 'Bird Box' is a Christmas release from Netflix in its Universal Pictures production directed by Denmark's Susanne Bier and starring Sandra Bullock. The post Books to Film: Josh Malerman’s ‘Bird Box’ on Netflix appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Morton Schindel, Who Turned Children’s Books Into Animated Films, Dies at 98

Morton Schindel in his home office in 1985. His illustrations turned beloved children’s books into animated films. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2016-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix to produce a film of The Panama Papers

Netflix has acquired exclusive film rights for The Panama Papers, published in the UK by Oneworld. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comics at BEA: New Books from Raina Telgemeier, Jessica Abel, Box Brown

Comics publishers seemed happy with BookExpo's move to Chicago show, citing the opportunity to meet new Midwestern retailers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Fantastic Beasts': From Book to Film and Back Again

Warner Bros. Consumer Products has announced its global publishing licensees for the November 18, 2016, feature film release 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' and its sequels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What It’s Like to Pitch a Book at the Berlinale Film Festival

For a second time, Turkey's Kalem Literary Agency pitched a book to a crowd of film producers at the Berlinale Film Festival. Agent Nazlı Gürkaş shares the experience and some advice. The post What It’s Like to Pitch a Book at the Berlinale Film Festival appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Startup of the week: Book In A Box

The concept behind Book In A Box - that aspiring authors can outsource the entire writing and publishing process - might be controversial, but then founder Max Tucker has made a bestselling publishing career out of profitable controversy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Books Behind 2016's Big Oscar Films

From 'The Martian' to 'Brooklyn,' here is the backstory on 10 books behind Oscar-nominated films. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Square Peg buys gift book for Britain's bird-lovers

Square Peg has acquired a book by naturalist Stephen Ross about one of Britain’s favourite birds, the robin. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Television takes on film in the next chapter of book adaptations

Fungus the Bogeyman and Stick Man are latest book characters to go on the boxAdaptations of children’s and young adult literature are big news right now, both in film and, increasingly, on television. Mockingjay – Part 2, the climax of Lionsgate’s big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Netflix for Books’ Startup Oyster Is Shutting Down

Most of the ebook startup's team is reportedly moving to Google. The post ‘Netflix for Books’ Startup Oyster Is Shutting Down appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Jane Austen film based on Carolyn V Murray book

The life of Jane Austen is set to be the subject of a new film called "Jane by the Sea", based on the novel by Carolyn V Murray (Sandcastle Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Asks: Does the Film Prevent You From Imagining the Characters in the Book?

When a book gets made into a film, do the actors faces forever prevent readers from imagining how the characters look? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Speed appointed as 'book to film' agent at Curtis Brown

Curtis Brown has appointed Luke Speed as a book to film agent in its book department. Speed previously spent 15 years at Marjacq running its book to film department. Curtis Brown joint c.e.o. Jonny Geller said: “We have long admired Luke's work as book to film agent at Marjacq and are... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How New Dr. Seuss Book Was Discovered in a Box by His Widow

Twenty-four years after the death of classic children's author Dr. Seuss, his hidden manuscript was published today to the delight of fans of all ages. Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2015-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix-Like Book Services Would Be Happy if You Read Less

As long as they pay publishers every time a book is read, ebook subscription services are more successful the less people read. The post Netflix-Like Book Services Would Be Happy if You Read Less appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian Faber signs bird names book

Guardian Faber has signed a book on the history of bird names by nature writer Stephen Moss. Mrs Moreau's Warbler: How Birds Got Their Names will be published in autumn 2017, following a deal for world English rights between Laura Hassan at Guardian Faber and Broo Doherty at DHH Literary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indian to direct film on Barnes book

India's Ritesh Batra is to direct the film adaptation of The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes' Booker-winning novel, with British actor Jim Broadbent in the lead. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-05-13 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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Oyster, a Netflix for books, will take on Amazon with new ebookstore

Oyster, the subscription ebook startup that has been slowly persuading publishers to embrace the Netflix model for books, has now ventured into the ebook retail business: On Wednesday, the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2015-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The ‘Netflix for Books’ Just Invaded Amazon’s Turf

Oyster, which offers "all you can eat" access to 1 million books, is now taking on Amazon directly with individual book sales. The post The ‘Netflix for Books’ Just Invaded Amazon’s Turf appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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