Harris: 'TV book shows could help BBC survive'

Novelist Robert Harris has said that developing dedicated TV books programming is one of the ways in which the BBC can fight back against funding cuts. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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While offensive TV shows get pulled, problematic books are still inspiring debate and conversation

A look at how people have engaged with “Huck Finn” and “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” over time offers a snapshot of who we were and are. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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For TV shows based on books or comics, fans are a mixed blessing

During a recent talk show chat, "Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams revealed she had listened to fans' online opinions when crafting her scrappy Arya Stark character, originally written as a left-handed swordswoman in George R.R. Martin's book series. "The fans are so die-hard; they're... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade supports Harris on TV books

There has been an outpouring of support in the trade for Robert Harris's public call for a dedicated BBC TV books programme. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harris attacks BBC books coverage

Novelist Robert Harris calls on the BBC to give books more coverage "at a time when they're really fighting like crazy for a bit of space". Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morning TV Show “Today” Launches a New Book Club

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VIDEO: How to Make the Perfect Comic Book TV Show

As the nation's geeks and nerds pack away their spandex and cardboard cosplay costumes (until October's New York Comic-Con of course) staff writer and office comic book aficionado Sam Thielman explains who should be TV's next smash hit superheroes.     Continue reading at AdWeek

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NBCUniversal Taps Lion Forge Comics to Develop Digital Comic Books Based on Beloved 80s TV Shows

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[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC Books to develop series around TV's Sherlock

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Ebury's BBC Books launches BBC Radio partnership

BBC Books, part of Ebury Publishing, has launched an expanded partnership with BBC Radio, giving it exclusive first option on books accompanying series and Sounds podcasts. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2017: With No Single Big Book, Multiple Memoirs Steal the Show

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You're a legend Harry! The Harry Potter books turn 20

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Accio Books!: Harry Potter Alliance hopes to get thousands of books to those who need them

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London Book Fair 2015: The Buzz Books of the Show

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Harris leaves Bonnier Books UK for Welbeck

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The Australian Book Industry Awards’ Digital Show: Undaunted by COVID-19

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Sally Rooney's Normal People tops UK book charts as readers fall for TV version

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