Puttnam to bring Greenpeace book to screen

The story of Greenpeace activists Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg by Ben Stewart will be made into a film buy Oscar-winner Lord Puttnam. The book, published by Guardian Faber last month, tells the story of the Arctic 30, a team of Greenpeace activists who were detained in a Russian jail following their attempt to storm a Gazprom oil platform. Lord Puttnam, the producer of "Chariots of Fire" which won the Academy Award for best picture, announced at this week's Cannes Film Festival that he would be turning the story into a film. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-20 00:00:00 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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London Book Fair Announces Programming for March’s Book and Screen Week

The London Book Fair's annual London Book and Screen Week events include a cooking demonstration, films, and onstage discussions. The post London Book Fair Announces Programming for March’s Book and Screen Week appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair’s ‘Book and Screen Week’ Embraces Women’s Suffrage Centenary

The writings and adaptations of  'oustanding female writers whose work continues to be iconic and influential' is featured in the 'Book and Screen Week' program that runs parallel to London Book Fair in April. The post London Book Fair’s ‘Book and Screen Week’ Embraces Women’s Suffrage Centenary... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2015: Julianne Moore and Brian Selznick: From Screen-to-Page and Page-to-Screen: Star Power in Children’s Book

Actress Julianne Moore and award-winning writer and illustrator Brian Selznick have more in common than writing books for children. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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These children’s books have engaged my kids after a long day in quarantine (and on screens)

“Big Idea,” “The Magical Yet,” “I Am Leonardo da Vinci” and other new books that delight and teach. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-30 15:50:46 UTC ]
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Walker Books and Girlguiding join forces to bring adventures into homes

This week Walker Books launched a family guide to adventure activities 100 Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up, the first children's book by author, adventurer and Girlguiding ambassador Anna McNuff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 13:51:42 UTC ]
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London Book & Screen Week and CAMEOs cancelled over coronavirus

London Book & Screen Week, the consumer-facing arm of the London Book Fair, has been cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-10 12:41:54 UTC ]
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2020 YA Book Covers Bring Disability Representation to the Forefront

These 2020 YA book covers showcase disability representation -- and may be the start of the sea change we need. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-13 11:37:47 UTC ]
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Brontë Society wins auction to bring rare Charlotte Brontë book home

The Brontë Society in Haworth has won an auction to bring one of Charlotte Brontë’s rare ‘little books' back home.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 12:51:15 UTC ]
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H.G. Parry: When We Read Books, We Bring Their Worlds Into Life

While all fiction writers can pull characters from their imaginations and commit them to the page, most readers can’t do what Charley Sutherland can: pull characters from the page and commit them to the real world. Sutherland’s fantastical ability is at the center of H.G. Parry’s debut novel The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-25 08:46:30 UTC ]
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Lime Pictures to bring Duffy's YA debut to television screens

Lime Pictures has acquired television rights for Malcolm Duffy's young adult debut novel, Me Mam. Me Dad. Me., about a young boy trying to make sense of his mother's abusive relationship. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 00:42:15 UTC ]
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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

During the past decade, Marvel and DC have created more than 20 TV shows featuring their superheroes and villains, but DC Universe's upcoming Harley Quinn series has something that none of those others does: lots and lots of F-bombs. The animated series, coming this fall to the DC Universe SVOD... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 18:14:43 UTC ]
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How many books should you bring on your summer vacation?

This is a question as timeless as it is vexing, particularly if your work life is book-adjacent. Book critic extraordinaire Kate Tuttle claims to have finally pulled it off, citing a 6-to-5 books-to-days ratio (to the shock and admiration of her followers on Twitter). There are, of course, many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-08 15:39:09 UTC ]
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How I Got My Toddler Back On Books After She Got A Taste Of Screen Time

I want my kid to treasure that magical reading time as much as I did growing up. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-06-06 15:39:29 UTC ]
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France’s Lagardère Studios Announces a Book-to-Screen Deal With Wattpad

Wattpad Studios' screen development portfolio adds France's Lagardère Studios, a sister company to Hachette Livre. The post France’s Lagardère Studios Announces a Book-to-Screen Deal With Wattpad appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Sharna Jackson: Bringing diversity into children's books

The children's novelist inspiring BAME readers to see themselves positively in the stories they read. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The stars of ‘Shazam!’ on bringing the ‘Big’-meets-Superman comic book film to life

Sitting down in a back room at a Dave & Buster’s restaurant in Hollywood, actors Zachary Levi, Asher Angel and Jack Dylan Grazer are amped-up — and not just because they’ve been playing Tomb Raider and Space Invaders arcade games for 20 minutes. In recent days, the three have been watching... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Artist Bringing Native American Representation to Comic Books

“I’m doing the same thing that my ancestors did. I’m just telling the stories that I care about, that I love and that are relevant to me,” Jeffrey Veregge says. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-03-26 21:37:09 UTC ]
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