Julianne Moore signs on to adaptation of Brian Selznick's 'Wonderstruck'

Brian Selznick's bestselling book "Wonderstruck" is headed to movie screens, and Julianne Moore has signed on to the project, Deadline reports. Selznick's hefty illustrated children's books have earned him an adoring fan following. "Wonderstruck," published in 2011, followed 2007's "The Invention... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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MCB signs Roald Dahl-winning illustrator Tazzyman

Macmillan Children’s Books has signed illustrator David Tazzyman to its list for his debut middle-grade fiction series and a new picture book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 16:24:51 UTC ]
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Octopus signs cookbook from Japanese TV chef Harumi Kurihara

Conran Octopus has signed a cookbook from Japanese TV chef and restaurateur Harumi Kurihara that “takes cooking back to basics and shows you how to master Japanese recipes to impress friends and family”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 14:35:33 UTC ]
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Lady Gaga signs with Macmillan for 'vital' children's book on kindness

Lady Gaga’s foundation has signed a global deal with Macmillan for a “vital” book of inspirational stories by young people and “notes of empowerment” from the singer herself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-09 16:12:04 UTC ]
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Harvill Secker signs Ailsa McFarlane's debut novel in 'swift' pre-empt

Harvill Secker has "swiftly pre-empted" debut novel Highway Blue from Ailsa McFarlane, a 23-year-old writer who had never shown her work before sending it to agents. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-08 18:43:41 UTC ]
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Excited fans queue for Mantel signing as Mirror & the Light cover lights up Tower of London

Hilary Mantel signed copies of The Mirror & The Light (Fourth Estate) for lucky fans ahead of today’s official publication as the book’s cover was beamed on to the Tower of London. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 07:49:45 UTC ]
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HQ signs Wilson's 'searing' memoir on autism and ageing

HQ has acquired the first adult memoir from children’s author Anna Wilson, billed as a “searing” account of autism and ageing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 06:36:10 UTC ]
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Welbeck signs two new novels from McInerney

Welbeck has signed two new novels from Monica McInerney in a deal which also sees the publisher acquire seven of her backlist titles for a “major relaunch” of her work in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 05:13:10 UTC ]
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W&N signs Turner's 'radical queering of military history'

Weidenfeld & Nicolson has signed Men at War, a "radical queering of military history" from The Quietus co-founder Luke Turner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-28 09:46:45 UTC ]
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Hodder signs Tanya Byrne's festive romance

Hodder & Stoughton has snapped up "cosy, festive romance" Someday at Christmas by YA author Tanya Byrne, writing under the pen name Lizzie Byron. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 23:09:19 UTC ]
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Granta signs Partlett's non-fiction debut about New York's Fire Island

Granta has signed non-fiction debut Written in the Sand by British poet and essayist Jack Parlett. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 09:17:55 UTC ]
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Trump's former national security advisor signs William Collins deal

William Collins has landed a “bold and provocative” book by former US Army Lieutenant General H R McMaster, who served as Donald Trump’s national security advisor. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 07:38:54 UTC ]
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Vintage signs 'delicious and delightful' Nigella Lawson cookbook

Vintage has snapped up Nigella Lawson’s “delicious and delightful” Cook, Eat, Repeat: Ingredients, Recipes and Stories. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 06:38:15 UTC ]
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Transworld signs McDonnell thriller amid global rights frenzy

Transworld has snapped up supernatural thriller The Stranger Times by C K McDonnell, with the novel at the centre of a six-way auction in Germany, auctions in France and Spain, and screen rights also sold.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-27 00:04:14 UTC ]
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HarperCollins signs two more books by Phoebe Morgan

HarperCollins is publishing two books by HarperCollins editor and author Phoebe Morgan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 18:39:35 UTC ]
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Coronet signs Graham Norton's third novel

Coronet has snapped up Graham Norton’s "compelling" third novel, with publication set for October.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 09:35:34 UTC ]
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Who should star in the upcoming BBC adaptation of Conversations With Friends?

Sally Rooney’s takeover of the world continues apace today with the announcement that the Irish literary phenom’s debut novel Conversations With Friends will be adapted into a twelve-part series for the BBC. Like the upcoming BBC/Hulu adaptation of Rooney’s 2019 juggernaut Normal People, which... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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BBC One to adapt Kit de Waal's My Name is Leon into film

BBC One will adapt Kit de Waal's novel My Name is Leon (Simon & Schuster) into a film. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 20:59:15 UTC ]
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History Press signs Ghee Bowman's debut to mark Dunkirk anniversary

The History Press will publish historian Ghee Bowman's debut non-fiction book, The Indian Contingent, for the 80th anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 19:33:46 UTC ]
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BBC Three adapting Sally Rooney's Conversations with Friends

BBC Three is adapting Sally Rooney’s 2017 debut novel, Conversations with Friends, into twelve half an hour episodes directed by Oscar-nominated Irish film director Lenny Abrahamson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Anderson Press signs Wheatle's first historical YA

Andersen Press is publishing Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle, a "visceral" historical novel about the real-life slave uprising against British plantation owners in Jamaica in 1760 known as Tacky’s War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-21 07:47:08 UTC ]
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