Peet's last book snapped up for TV

Late children’s author Mal Peet's final book, The Murdstone Trilogy (David Fickling Books), will be adapted for TV by the dramatist behind Hilary Mantel’s "Wolf Hall" for a newly formed production company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lovejoy books snapped up for updated TV adaptation

Lovejoy has been acquired for adaptation 33 years after it was first broadcast, to be "updated for the 21st Century". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-01 19:24:37 UTC ]
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Book and TV rights snapped up for Newham's crime debut

HQ has won two books by debut author Vicky Newham with TV rights selling to Playground Entertainment after a "hard-fought" five-way auction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Granta Books snaps up second book from Lulah Ellender

Granta Books is to publish a new book from Lulah Ellender, titled Grounding: Finding Home in a Garden.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lion TV snaps up Raffi Berg's debut for TV

Lion TV have acquired the option to develop BBC Middle East editor Raffi Berg's debut Red Sea Spies: The True Story of Mossad's Fake Diving Resort as a television documentary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 01:06:38 UTC ]
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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-09-23 14:41:55 UTC ]
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Hot Key Books snaps up two from sister writing duo

Hot Key Books has snapped up two new books from sister writing duo Katharine and Elizabeth Corr. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Manchester University Press snaps up first book by DJ Paulette

Manchester University Press has landed the first “remarkable” book from DJ Paulette, Welcome to the Club: The Life and Lessons of a Black Woman DJ.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lume Books snaps up sequel to Bilyeau historical thriller

Lume Books has snapped up the follow up to Nancy Bilyeau's historical thriller The Blue. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-17 00:09:57 UTC ]
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A few ideas for how TV shows about book publishing could include more Lit Hub.

I’ve recently been enjoying season two of the HBO Max series Love Life. I enjoyed season one because it felt like a combination of an extended rom-com and listening to someone talk about their first dates, two genres I enjoy. Season two is even better, because it stars William Jackson Harper... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lume Books snaps up debut psychological thriller from Milburn mentee Spiers

Lume Books has snapped up the debut psychological thriller by Madeleine Milburn mentee Sophia Spiers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-05 19:20:57 UTC ]
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Lloyd's latest thriller snapped up for film and TV

Film and TV rights have been sold for Sam Lloyd’s The Rising Tide (Bantam Press).   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-01 00:06:55 UTC ]
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Ebury snaps up Clover's 'urgent' book on saving oceans

Ebury imprint Witness Books has acquired Rewilding the Sea: How to Save Our Oceans, the new book by author and environmental campaigner Charles Clover.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-25 19:54:39 UTC ]
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HQ snaps up book on pain management by Davies

HQ has snapped up "an accessible and practical" book on pain management by osteopath, coach and massage therapist James Davies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pan Mac snaps up ex-lawyer Murphy's debut in two-book deal

Pan Macmillan has snapped up two books from debut author and former family lawyer Nora Murphy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-12 17:22:46 UTC ]
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I did not spend my summer binge-watching TV. Here are the books I loved instead.

Secondhand bookstores provided ample choices at low prices. So I picked up books by Joseph Conrad, James Webb and (too) many more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Let’s talk about science fiction and fantasy books that would make for great TV

N.K. Jemisin’s Inheritance trilogy got us thinking about other titles perfect for the small screen. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PMJ snaps up Dunbar's book on overcoming self-doubt

Penguin Michael Joseph has acquired the first book from clinical psychologist Dr Michaela Dunbar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Olivia Rodrigo started her career playing a book lover on TV.

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Cassell Illustrated snaps up book on landmark Oasis gigs at Knebworth

Cassell Illustrated will publish a 25th anniversary book on the inside story of the landmark Oasis gigs at Knebworth.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-04-19 19:09:19 UTC ]
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