Lulu Wang’s Grandmother Learned That She Has Cancer From The Farewell, Lulu Wang’s Film About Not Telling Her Grandmother That She Has Cancer

“We haven’t talked about it, so I’ll see what happens when I see her,” Wang told the audience. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2020-01-06 00:00:34 UTC ]
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Laughing through the tears: Lulu Wang navigates contradictions in The Farewell

Opening in the middle of the hot, hazy blockbuster season, Lulu Wang's The Farewell — based on a very personal, bittersweet experience from her own life — is being described as an indie hit of the summer. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-07-21 08:00:16 UTC ]
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Tell Us Your Favorite Fall Food and We’ll Tell You What National Book Award Nominee to Read

Autumn means changing leaves, apple-based baked goods, decorative gourds, pumpkin spice lattes—and an avalanche of literary award longlists. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the must-read National Book Award nominees you’re now realizing you didn’t read, why not base your TBR pile off of... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-09-25 11:00:06 UTC ]
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The Changing Ecosystem of Learning: PW Talks to Macmillan Learning GM Susan Winslow

Macmillan Learning general manager Susan Winslow explains how the textbook publishers of yesterday are transforming into cutting-edge digital platforms focused on student success, and what the Covid-19 crisis is revealing about the future of learning. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’

'I knew I wanted to see it as a film,' says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto's 'The Trail' from Scholastic. The post Books to Film: Scholastic and Imagine Announce Deal To Film Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-16 06:30:03 UTC ]
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Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, Goethe-Institut’s Uwe Johnson Series

This month has included the announcement of the Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards, and in November, New York City's Goethe-Institut will produce a monthlong film series to honor a new major publication of Uwe Johnson's work in English. The post Film Notes: Frankfurter Buchmesse Film Awards,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Film Awards Add Prize for Illustrated Book on a Film Subject

The new category announced in Frankfurter Buchmesse's Film Awards program is for Best Illustrated Book on a Film-Related Subject–sumptuous film biographies, costume-design studies, or the making of a ground-breaking design: all are fair game in this new class of entry. The post Frankfurter... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann buys e-learning company Relias Learning

Bertelmann is to spend "in the mid-hundreds of millions" in US dollars on American e-learning provider Relias Learning, describing it as the company's "biggest purchase in the US since it took over Random House in 1998". The buy, which will have to be approved by antitrust authorities, is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author Lucinda Riley dies after four-year cancer battle

Bestselling Irish author Lucinda Riley, best known for the Seven Sisters series, has died after battling cancer for four years.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-12 03:14:18 UTC ]
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Michelle Zauner will score the film adaptation of her own memoir, Crying in H Mart.

It’s been a big year for Michelle Zauner. This spring, her much-lauded memoir Crying in H Mart was published, and last week her band Japanese Breakfast released Jubilee, another critically acclaimed album. And the excitement continues: yesterday, the Hollywood Reporter announced that Crying in H... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-08 14:46:24 UTC ]
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Katherine Johnson of ‘Hidden Figures’ tells her story in her own words

“I always pushed myself to go higher,” Johnson wrote in her posthumous memoir “My Remarkable Journey” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Blended learnings

The advance of digital textbooks through lockdowns has meant a re-evaluation of the sector is long overdue, and it will require collaboration Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Film Rights: London’s BKS Agency Has an Option for Stephen McGinty’s ‘The Dive’

Mark Gordon's new production company's London wing has picked up the forthcoming HarperCollins UK release. The post Film Rights: London’s BKS Agency Has an Option for Stephen McGinty’s ‘The Dive’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-21 18:13:27 UTC ]
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One of NASA’s ‘hidden figures’ tells her own story

Katherine Johnson’s work as a NASA mathematician was essential during the space race, if underappreciated. A new memoir sheds light on her story. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Eric Nguyen Learns to Live with History

At the Chicago Review of Books, Eric Nguyen discusses his new novel, Things We Lost to the Water, and how Vietnamese American literature processes the ongoing influence of colonialism, as seen in two of the book’s characters, Công and Ben. “Công’s narrative is parallel with Ben’s, who doesn’t... Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2021-05-17 20:30:35 UTC ]
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DK joins forces with learning company Mrs Wordsmith

DK has joined forces with Mrs Wordsmith, “the world's silliest learning company", on a range of curriculum-based publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 07:16:14 UTC ]
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Swift reprints Nomadland after film scores Oscar hat-trick

Swift Press is reprinting 10,000 copies of the UK edition of Nomadland by Jessica Bruder, after the film adaptation won three Oscars earlier this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-29 04:37:06 UTC ]
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Macmillan International Higher Education moves from Springer Nature to Macmillan Learning

The Macmillan International Higher Education team, with 17 employees, is to be transferred from Springer Nature to Macmillan Learning.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-22 20:34:47 UTC ]
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Streaming TV, Films Drive Surge In Graphic Novel Sales

Many of the biggest hits on such streaming services as Netflix and Disney+ have been adapted from comics and graphic novels. Publishers have learned to scramble to be sure the books these shows are based on are available when demand spikes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Wattpad Has First Film Project With Netflix

A day after Amazon announces its Kindle Vella serialization platform, the 90-million-user Wattpad arrives with its first serial-based film deal with Netflix. The post Canada’s Wattpad Has First Film Project With Netflix appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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