From page to screen and back again

Movie tie-ins for '12 Years a Slave,' 'Philomena,' 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and other films give their namesake books — including one from 1853 — a second life. The memoir "12 Years A Slave" was published in 1853, a year after Harriet Beecher Stowe's classic, "Uncle Tom's Cabin."     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Julianne Moore and Brian Selznick: From Screen-to-Page and Page-to-Screen: Star Power in Children’s Book

Actress Julianne Moore and award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick have more in common than writing books for children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Screen legend Sophia Loren is back in an adaptation of a Goncourt Prize-winning novel.

The late French author Romain Gary is the only writer to have won France’s most prestigious literary award under two names: he received the Prix Goncourt for The Roots of Heaven (Les Racines du ciel; 1956) under his birth name and, more than 20 years later, “Émile Ajar” won the prize for The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 17:36:47 UTC ]
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Australian newspapers black out front pages to fight back against secrecy laws

United campaign by media companies highlights government moves to penalise whistleblowing and criminalise journalism • Lenore Taylor: Concrete action rather than nice words are needed on press freedomThe front page of every newspaper in Australia was blacked out on Monday as part of a campaign... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-20 22:51:36 UTC ]
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How I Got My Toddler Back On Books After She Got A Taste Of Screen Time

I want my kid to treasure that magical reading time as much as I did growing up. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-06-06 15:39:29 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Little Hippo Bridges Screen and Page

Every day a new headline admonishes us to minimize our children’s screen time and encourage them to play with a real toy or, more importantly, read a real book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: The home page is back. Again.

For digital publishers, the home page is back in vogue as Facebook sends less traffic. The post The Rundown: The home page is back. Again. appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahoo Shutters Screen, Scales Back Original Series

Just four days into 2016, Yahoo is making good on a plans announced at the end of 2015. The struggling tech giant has shut down Yahoo Screen, a 5-year-old digital video platform that housed its original series, its first livestream of an NFL game, and old episodes of Saturday Night Live. The... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Page to Screen: 'The Boxcar Children'

More than 500 adults and children attended a free screening at the Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge, Ill. on Saturday, August 16 for a full-length animated feature film, 'The Boxcar Children.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC and Canongate back Page's new publishing call

HarperCollins and Canongate have backed Faber’s Stephen Page’s calls for a new... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Talking to the Editor Behind Back-to-Back Booker Prizes

Last week, Douglas Stuart’s Shuggie Bain was announced this year’s Booker Prize winner. It’s no small feat for any writer, but what makes this win so spectacular is the fact that Shuggie Bain is a debut novel. (It’s only the fifth debut novel to win in the Booker’s 51-year-old history.) During... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Check Out This Page-For-Page Digital Companion For Khaled Hosseini's Latest Novel

Afghan tourism footage, real-time weather info, historical photos, interactive video, and more complement the best-seller And the Mountains Echoed.How often can you say that every page of a book inspired you? To mark the May paperback launch of Khaled Hosseini's best selling novel And the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2014-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government backs Hargreaves, rows back on blocking filesharing websites

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:35 The Government has largely endorsed the recommendations of the Hargreaves Review, though, according to reports, business secretary Vince Cable has admitted that the website blocking clauses of the Digital Economy Act are... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYC radical bookstore Bluestockings is back—and they need your help.

YES! The volunteer-run, collectively owned radical bookstore and activist center Bluestockings is reopening in a new location after shutting down over the summer and fall. In July, Bluestockings announced they were shutting down their original location at 172 Allen Street for both pandemic and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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An Orpheus and Eurydice Remix: Talking to Lilliam Rivera about Never Look(ing) Back, by Bayleigh Acosta

Interviews   Photo of Lilliam Rivera by Lilith Ferreira / Las Fotos Project Lilliam Rivera is an award-winning author of children’s books who currently resides in Los Angeles, California. Rivera’s work has appeared in the New York Times,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Publishers Would Back a Reinvented BookExpo

With Tuesday's news that ReedPop was pulling the plug on the current version of BookExpo and BookCon, most people contacted by 'PW' expressed little interest in returning to the same kind of show—but nearly all hoped some type of annual event could be created. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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How Ta-Nehisi Coates's Memoir Went From Page to Stage to HBO

An all-star cast came together, remotely and in socially distanced shoots, to turn Ta-Nehisi Coates’s memoir into a vivid amalgam of art, music and performance for HBO. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-18 15:34:00 UTC ]
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Why I Went Into Debt to Buy Back the Rights for Two of My Books

Yesterday, I attended a virtual book club where Heavy: An American Memoir was being read. When I clicked the link to join the Zoom, I saw the faces, necks, and shoulders of seven beautiful pixelated Black women from as far west as Las Vegas and as far east as Long Island. I assumed from their... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-10 09:49:30 UTC ]
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Summer Scares Is Back to Celebrate Horror In Libraries (And Beyond!)

The Horror Writers Association, in collaboration with United for Libraries, Book Riot, and Booklist are excited to announce Summer Scares 2021. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Hachette backs bookshops' online sales of Rowling's Ickabog

Hachette Children's Books has said the publisher will be "pivoting" promotional plans for J K Rowling's The Ickabog to support closed bookshops. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 10:01:07 UTC ]
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