Rugman's take on Khashoggi death optioned for dramatic adaptation

Drama rights for BAFTA-winning foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Rugman's book on the life and death of Jamal Khashoggi have been snapped up by Two Cities Television and Topic Studios, the production companies behind "Patrick Melrose" and "Spotlight".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 16:26:21 UTC ]
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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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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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What death row looks like when you’re on it

We’ve heard stories about how people earned death sentences. Now here are stories about how they came to that moment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-06-08 14:46:24 UTC ]
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Film Rights: London’s BKS Agency Has an Option for Stephen McGinty’s ‘The Dive’

Mark Gordon's new production company's London wing has picked up the forthcoming HarperCollins UK release. The post Film Rights: London’s BKS Agency Has an Option for Stephen McGinty’s ‘The Dive’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-05-21 18:13:27 UTC ]
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How George Floyd's death gave bite to a book called 'Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend'

Ben Philippe pitched "Sure, I'll Be Your Black Friend" as a humorous guide. But as the world changed, he allowed himself to explore his own anger. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Independent Bookstore Day Adapts to Covid

Independent Bookstore Day, administered by the American Booksellers Association, takes place this coming Saturday, April 24. More than 740 stores are participating and booksellers are adjusting to the times, moving many events outdoors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Park Chan-wook is directing a TV adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer.

Exciting adaptation news: A24 and Rhombus Media have optioned the rights to Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer, Nguyen’s Pulitzer-winning debut novel about a half-French, half-Vietnamese army captain who serves as a communist double agent after the fall of Saigon. The novel is being developed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Who should star in the TV adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Kindred?

You may have noticed that here at Literary Hub, we’re pretty big fans of Octavia Butler—and especially of Kindred, arguably her most famous novel. So we were very excited by the recent news that that 42-year-old book is finally getting an adaptation: FX has recently ordered a pilot, which was... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-19 14:00:40 UTC ]
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Adapting Grace

The power of a good screen adaptation can be life changing for even the most successful author, opening them up to a whole new world of fans, book sales and opportunities. A good adaptation becomes watercooler chat, penetrates the public consciousness and authors become the gate keeper to a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two centuries after John Keats’s death, his famous odes are still sparking new discussions

Anahid Nersessian’s “Keats’s Odes: A Lover’s Discourse” is a book that moves in personal and unexpected directions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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

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A Death in the Afternoon

What stands out in Ernest Hemingway’s short stories is their humanity, their feeling for human fragility. Continue reading at New Yorker

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Armitage and Fiennes among all-star cast for PRH Audio's 2000 AD adaptations

Richard Armitage, Sheila Atim and Joseph Fiennes are starring in five new audiobook adaptations of stories from 2000 AD, including Judge Dredd and Halo Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Remarkable Adaptability’: Children’s Publishing in the Time of Covid

With 2021 well underway, Publishers Weekly spoke with the heads of several children’s publishing divisions to see how the industry weathered the storm of last year, and to discuss what comes next in the midst of persistent uncertainty. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to publish memoir about her father's death

Notes on Grief will recount the life of ‘a remarkable man of kindness and charm’ and the author’s struggle to absorb his loss during lockdown last yearChimamanda Ngozi Adichie has written a memoir about the sudden death of her father in lockdown last year. Notes on Grief, by the Orange... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Claire Danes to star in Essex Serpent TV adaptation

Claire Danes has been cast as the lead role in the screen adaptation of The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry (Serpent's Tail). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Zachary Levi will star in an adaptation of Harold and the Purple Crayon. We have questions.

Many of us have fond memories of Harold and the Purple Crayon—Crockett Johnson’s beloved children’s book about a four-year-old boy exploring the contours of his imagination through drawing. Yesterday afternoon, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Zachary Levi will be starring in Sony... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Tributes to 'heroic' Captain Tom, following his death aged 100

Second World War veteran, fundraiser and author Captain Sir Tom Moore has died after contracting coronavirus and pneumonia.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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