Potter scribe 'talks Jungle Book'

Steve Kloves, the screenwriter who brought all seven Harry Potter books to the big screen, is in talks to direct a live action remake of The Jungle Book. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2012-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean talks ‘The Library Book’ on first day of L.A. Times Festival of Books

Susan Orlean cracked open her book and bent toward the microphone. “Covers burst like popcorn,” she said, reading from her book about the mysterious 1986 fire at downtown L.A.’s Central Library. “Pages flared and blackened and then sprang away from their bindings, a ream of sooty scraps soaring... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Girls' Book Club talks brunch, booze and books

We spoke to Melissa Cummings-Quarry, co-founder of the Black Girls Book Club, about the club's plans for the future and thoughts on diversity in the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: Talking to William T. Vollman and more book news

Welcome to the books newsletter! I’m Carolyn Kellogg, L.A. Times books editor, and this is what’s going on in books this week. THE BIG STORY William T. Vollmann writes big, ambitious journalism — books about poverty, violence, the history of North America — and now, climate change. “Carbon... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

PW's Louisa Ermelino reports on the robust book culture scene in and around the Glastonbury festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harry Potter and Beatrix Potter up for Waterstones book of the year

A Harry Potter script and a Beatrix Potter story are among the titles up for Waterstones Book of the Year 2016. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Accio Books!: Harry Potter Alliance hopes to get thousands of books to those who need them

The goal for organization's Accio Books! campaign is to get 60,000 books donated. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Wicked! Daniel Radcliffe kicks off a star-studded reading of the first Harry Potter book

David Beckham, Dakota Fanning, Eddie Redmayne and "Harry Potter" himself, Daniel Radcliffe, have all signed on to read chapters of "The Sorcerer's Stone." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-05 18:07:58 UTC ]
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15 Magical Books Like Harry Potter for Adults

Did you grow up with the Boy Who Lived? You can re-read the series or you can check out these books like Harry Potter for adults. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-29 10:32:45 UTC ]
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J.M.G. Le Clézio Talks the Common Good (and Other People’s Books)

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, French author and laureate of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature, is commonly known as J.M.G. Le Clézio, an abbreviation he rather fancies. His numerous works complement his life’s many journeys, reflecting the injustice and beauty of near and far-away lands. He has... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-13 08:48:38 UTC ]
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Author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters talk food and family with L.A. Times Book Club

In a virtual meet-up, "Almost Home" author Fanny Singer and mother and famed chef Alice Waters join book club readers April 21 for a kitchen conversation. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-07 20:33:16 UTC ]
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There’s No Getting Over These Differences Between the HARRY POTTER Books and Movies: Critical Linking, March 15, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Breathing New Life into Old Books: PW Talks with 'The Booksellers' Director D.W. Young

We spoke to the director of a new documentary on the world of antiquarian bookselling about how the movie came about, what the future of the rare book world looks like to him, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Got $200k to spare? Why not bid on this miniature, handwritten Harry Potter book?

Do you consider yourself a hard-core Potterhead? Did you defy your Veron Dursley-esque stepfather by joining the college Quidditch team? Did a rough breakup prompt an ill-advised dalliance with Snapism? Is your work commute enlivened by the dulcet tones of the weekly MuggleCast? Have you inked a... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-11 17:04:10 UTC ]
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Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 02:44:21 UTC ]
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Steph Cha and Joe Ide talk noir with the L.A. Times Book Club

"Your House Will Pay" author Steph Cha and "Hi Five" author Joe Ide join the L.A. Times Book Club in Long Beach. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-02 21:46:24 UTC ]
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This beautiful coloring book talks to kids about the border, family separation, and empathy

The unfinished illustrations in the book are themselves an act of optimism, encouraging children to imagine a world without lines others create for them. “Children teach us,” writes Ai-Jen Poo, cofounder of Families Belong Together, a coalition of close to 250 organizations working to end family... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-17 12:30:49 UTC ]
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Nine black Hermiones, and 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' still won't talk race

As the Harry Potter play officially opens in San Francisco on Sunday, the production continues to sidestep a deeper discussion about casting. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-01 23:54:38 UTC ]
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Talking About the 10 Best Books of 2019

On a special episode of the podcast, taped live, editors from The New York Times Book Review discuss this year’s outstanding fiction and nonfiction. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-26 16:47:15 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business

Amid what Amazon Publishing's Mikyla Bruder describes as 'the unconscious bias you're confronted with every day,' panelists call for equal pay for women. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 04:27:59 UTC ]
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