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 Mart will be adapted into a feature film by MGM’s […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-08 14:46:24 UTC ]
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Dani Shapiro’s bestselling memoir Inheritance to be adapted into a film

Good news, memoir fans: Variety reports that Dani Shapiro’s bestselling memoir Inheritance will be adapted into a feature by Killer Films, with Cami Delavigne (the co-writer of Blue Valentine) on board to write the script. The memoir centers on Shapiro’s discovery, after a DNA test, that the man... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-03 13:43:07 UTC ]
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Judy Chicago’s memoir settles old scores with the art world

Chicago’s memoir, “The Flowering,” looks back at the uphill battle to make it in the art world as a woman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-15 12:00:00 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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Nico Walker has seen the film adaptation of his book, and he’s not impressed.

The movie adaptation of Nico Walker’s Cherry—the best-selling debut novel about an Iraq veteran turned heroin addict turned bank robber—will be released in theaters in two days, directed by the Russo Brothers (who you might know from Avengers) and starring Tom Holland (who you might know from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-24 18:21:44 UTC ]
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A Definitive Ranking of Roald Dahl Film Adaptations

Roald Dahl holds a special place in my childhood. I still have vivid memories of reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda in school (we even read his rather unsavory memoir Boy; his accounts of boarding school bullying haunt me to this day!) and of watching the delightful early ’90s... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2020-11-20 12:00:50 UTC ]
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Blue Ivy Carter is narrating the audiobook adaptation of the short film Hair Love.

Do you feel old yet? If the answer is yes, then join the club! Today, director and author Matthew A. Cherry announced via Twitter that Blue Ivy Carter (that’s right: Beyoncé and Jay Z’s eight-year-old daughter) is the narrator of the audiobook adaptation of his 2019 animated short film Hair... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-09 18:06:17 UTC ]
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The Things They Carried is finally being adapted for film (and the cast is insane).

Since its publication in 1990, Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, a linked collection of semi-autobiographical short stories about the Vietnam War, has become a modern classic—in fact, its title story is the most frequently anthologized piece of short fiction in the last three decades, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-03 15:27:57 UTC ]
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Charlie Kaufman is adapting Yōko Ogawa’s The Memory Police into a feature film.

Yōko Ogawa’s acclaimed surrealist novel—the story of a young woman, struggling to maintain her career as a writer on a island where objects are disappearing, who concocts a plan to hide her endangered editor from the Memory Police—was one of the sleeper hits of 2019, garnering rave reviews, a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-09 15:15:45 UTC ]
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SMILF creator to adapt T Kira Madden’s memoir.

Good news for fans of layered, literary, female-led dramedies: SMILF creator Frankie Shaw is set to direct a feature film adaptation of T Kira Madden’s acclaimed 2019 memoir Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls. “T Kira’s story is a lesson in radical self-acceptance, an open-hearted love... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-23 14:43:01 UTC ]
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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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Here’s Your 2020 Literary Film and TV Adaptation Preview

These days, it seems like every book that gets even the barest amount of hype gets snapped up by a production company in the first month of its publication, but that doesn’t necessarily mean those are the books whose adaptations get made. 2020 starts out with a whole host of movies adapted from... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Religion Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2020

Five faith-based titles are undergoing film adaptations this year, including the true story of friendship between an African American reverend and a KKK member in ‘Burden’ and a star-studded take on Ken Wilber’s memoir, ‘Grace and Grit.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Standup Comedy Memoirs That Will Make You Laugh And Cry

Writers of literary fiction are supposed to disdain celebrity memoirs. They’re sucking up all the big advances and lowering the bar of what’s supposed to be Literature, right?  But I’ve got a dirty reading secret. I love celebrity memoirs, particularly by standup comedians (and not just because... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Filming begins for BBC adaptation of Nicholls novel Us starring Hollander

Filming has started on a four-part BBC One dramatisation of Us by David Nicholls (Hodder & Stoughton), starring Tom Hollander and adapted by the author himself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-16 16:27:10 UTC ]
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Castellucci to Publish Graphic Memoir ‘Girl on Film’ in November

Noted YA novelist and comics writer Cecil Castellucci will team with Boom! Studios to publish Girl on Film, a graphic memoir, in November 2019 Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amy Adams to star in Ron Howard's film adaptation of ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

The highly anticipated film adaptation of J.D. Vance's memoir "Hillbilly Elegy" has its first star: six-time Academy Award nominee Amy Adams. The actress is the first announced cast member of the planned Netflix film, which will be directed by Ron Howard, Variety reported Thursday. Screenwriter... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir Becoming sells 10 million copies

The memoir, published in November, could be the world's most popular autobiography, its publisher claims. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama's memoir sells more than 10m copies

Former first lady’s Becoming is a global hit in 31 languages and has sold 600,000 copies in UKMichelle Obama’s autobiography, Becoming, is on track to become the most successful memoir in modern publishing history, selling more than 10m copies to date, as life after the White House continues to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama’s book has sold almost 10 million copies, a historic high for memoirs

Michelle Obama's publisher said that her book "Becoming" has sold almost 10 million copies and could be the most successful memoir in history, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The success of the former first lady's book helped German media company Bertelsmann SE, which owns American mega-publisher... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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