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'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2015-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mirror Books signs puppy farming campaign tale

Mirror Books has acquired the true story of Lucy, the puppy farm Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and the campaign she inspired that led to Lucy’s Law and the nationwide ban on puppy farming. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 02:27:24 UTC ]
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Watchmen is by far the best adaptation of the comic – but should fans watch it?

HBO’s take on the Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons comic succeeds where all others have failed, but it is yet another DC project made without Moore’s approvalIt’s been profoundly depressing to watch Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s Watchmen mutate into a cottage industry for DC Entertainment. The comic... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-23 13:46:56 UTC ]
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Perminder Mann signs up as mentor for NLT and Lancôme careers platform for women

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) has joined with luxury cosmetic brand Lancôme UK to launch an online platform to support young women on the path to employment featuring insights from Perminder Mann, c.e.o. of Bonnier Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-20 01:24:01 UTC ]
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Michael Fassbender to adapt Kevin Barry’s Night Boat to Tangier.

Good news, lovers of brooding Irish actors and tragicomic literary noir: Michael Fassbender—the Academy Award-nominated Hiberno-German star of Inglourious Basterds, Shame, and the latest incarnation of the X-Men movies—has optioned the film rights to Night Boat to Tangier, Irish author Kevin... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-18 17:38:18 UTC ]
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ITV to adapt novels from Peter James' Roy Grace series

Two novels from Peter James' Roy Grace series will be adapted for ITV by screenwriter and 'Endeavour' creator Russell Lewis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 16:48:42 UTC ]
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How Libraries Are Adapting To Their Senior Populations: Critical Linking, December 18, 2019

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[ Book Riot | 2019-12-18 11:30:11 UTC ]
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Profile signs non-fiction from poet Cathy Park Hong

Profile Books will publish a “fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits” by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 01:56:53 UTC ]
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HCG signs Chitty Chitty Bang Bang picture book

Hachette Children's Group has signed a picture book adaptation of Ian Fleming's Chitty Chitty Bang Bang to be written by Peter Bently and illustrated by Steve Antony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 14:03:39 UTC ]
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Wes Moore, Julia Alvarez Highlight ALA Midwinter 2020 Speakers Program

At the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia, librarians will gear up for what figures to be an eventful year with a slate of inspiring authors and speakers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Influx signs Percival Everett

Influx Press has signed US author Percival Everett and will publish his novel, I Am Not Sidney Poitier, in the UK for the first time next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 19:00:36 UTC ]
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HCG signs Andreae and Dyson's festive tale for 2020

Hachette Children’s Group has acquired an "uplifting" tale, about a kind-hearted Christmas monster, from Giraffes Can’t Dance author Giles Andreae with illustrations from Nikki Dyson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-11 17:33:58 UTC ]
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Doubleday signs debut author Anna Bailey in 'major' pre-empt

Doubleday has signed a "major" pre-emptive deal for world rights in two books from Anna Bailey with the first offers already in from France and Italy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 15:35:31 UTC ]
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Headline Home signs frugal Instagram star

Headline Home has acquired a "part memoir, part guide", Real Life Money, by the woman who posted anonymously about her journey out of debt as @myfrugalyear on Instagram. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-06 14:05:55 UTC ]
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Canongate signs Kathleen Jamie collection

Canongate will publish "the first ever modern collection of contemporary Scottish writing on nature and landscape" curated by award-winning Scottish poet and essayist Kathleen Jamie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 22:35:56 UTC ]
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4 Graphic Novel Adaptations of Shakespeare

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[ Book Riot | 2019-12-04 11:39:41 UTC ]
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Audible signs Spanish course

Audible has secured worldwide English language audio rights to the Superpolyglotbros’ Beginners Spanish. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-02 16:49:21 UTC ]
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Granta signs Evelina Santangelo's 'powerful' novel

Granta Books has acquired award-winning Sicilian author Evelina Santangelo's powerful novel, From Another World. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-01 14:07:19 UTC ]
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Khorsandi, Gordon and Eclair sign up to expand the Bellatrix collection

Shappi Khorsandi, Bryony Gordon and Jenny Eclair have agreed to write books for the Hachette Children's Group's feminist YA collection, Bellatrix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 08:02:11 UTC ]
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Serpent's Tail signs two-book deal with debut author Alice Ash

Serpent’s Tail has acquired an "irresistibly surreal" debut short story collection by Alice Ash. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 21:39:09 UTC ]
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2020 YA Book Adaptations To Make Popcorn For: Critical Linking, November 26, 2019

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