Nghi Vo’s demonic adaptation of ‘The Great Gatsby’ might be — gasp — jazzier than the original

“The Chosen and the Beautiful” doesn’t wholly reimagine the Roaring Twenties; it simply adds black arts to the illicit inebriation. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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The ‘Great Gatsby’ Glut

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel about America and aspiration is now in the public domain, so new editions, as well as a graphic novel and a zombie adaptation, have gotten the green light. Continue reading at The New York Times

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'Nick' reveals what really happened before 'The Great Gatsby'

F. Scott Fitzgerald's copyright expired on Jan. 1, 2021 — more adaptations are coming! Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Prime Original adaptation of Banks' Culture series called off

A planned Amazon television adaptation of the late Scottish author Iain M Banks’ space opera, Consider Phlebas, has been cancelled. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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No Exit to publish prequel to The Great Gatsby

No Exit Press will publish a prequel to F Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby by Michael Farris Smith in February 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Netflix adapts Dahl's stories for original animated series

Netflix will create an original animated series of Roald Dahl stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and The Twits. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Book Day: Five great TV adaptations

From The Forsyth Saga to Game of Thrones, The Man in the High Tower and The Handmaid's Tale, books have provided the inspiration for some of television's most memorable shows. Continue reading at Stuff

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'Unbroken' YA adaptation follows original book to the bestseller lists

This past November, author Laura Hillenbrand published a young adult version of her 2010 bestseller 'Unbroken' (itself still on bestseller lists). The book for younger readers is also selling well, though reviewers disagree on whether it's necessary. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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12 Great Graphic Novel Adaptations

Everything from novels to movies, video games, and even government reports have been given the graphic novel treatment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Great Courses’ Great 30th Year

As it enters its fourth decade, the Great Courses, the Teaching Company’s educational audio and video publisher, has increased its focus on digital video content and distribution—all while inking new deals with such partners as Penguin Random House and Scientific American. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Panel Mania: Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation by Edward O. Wilson, adapted by Jim Ottaviani and C.M. Butzer

Science-comics writer Jim Ottaviani and artist C.M. Butzer team with the celebrated biologist Edward O. Wilson to turn 'Naturalist', his 1994 memoir, into an equally delightful and engrossing graphic work. In this 13-page excerpt Wilson, in love and recently engaged, nevertheless heads to New... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In these new audiobooks, a great tale is matched with a great narrator

For your listening pleasure, books by John le Carré, Marion Winik and Lynne Truss Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Shutterfly photo book review: Great photos, not-so-great editor

Founded in 1999, Shutterfly has been in the online photo printing business the longest among all its DIY photo book competitors. It’s very popular, with millions of customers ordering photo books, prints, cards, and other photo products every year.When it comes to photo books, Shutterfly offers... Continue reading at PC World

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Alan Rusbridger | Journalism can be anything—that is its great strength, or great weakness

As the editor of the Guardian through a period of tumultuous industry change, Alan Rusbridger says that the news sector needs to be fixed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Darwin's great-great-grandson opens 'treasure trove' of rare books

Charles Darwin’s great-great-grandson has created a “treasure trove” of rare, first edition and antiquarian books from the archives of his emporium store in Somerset. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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8 Great New Comics to Read This October

These new October graphic novel and manga titles are just the thing to read as you munch on some should-have-been-for-Halloween candy. Continue reading at Book Riot

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‘Goodnight Moon’: 75 years in the great green room

Decades after its first publication, Margaret Wise Brown’s classic children’s book “Goodnight Moon” still brings families together. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Review: 'Edie came from California': A Sedgwick sister on the original influencers, Edie and Andy

Alice Sedgwick Wohl's 'As It Turns Out,' on power duo Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick, is not a memoir but an investigation of a cultural obsession. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Great Nerdification

The crossover between tabletop gaming, comics, and book publishing is intensifying. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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These stories, including The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, are great in prose, but they are crying out for a graphic novel adaptation to bring the visuals to life. Continue reading at Book Riot

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