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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Boxer Crouch's memoir optioned for TV by 'Gentleman Jack' team

Suranne Jones will produce and star in an adaptation of five-time boxing champion Jane Crouch’s memoir The Final Round (Pitch). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-13 13:45:31 UTC ]
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Janice Hadlow's début optioned by Bad Wolf for TV

Janice Hadlow's début novel, The Other Bennet Sister, has been optioned for TV by Bad Wolf. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-12 22:44:25 UTC ]
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Book Culture stores in life or death battle

The embattled independent bookstore Book Culture on Columbus Avenue has been closed, after being served with an eviction notice by its landlord. The move, which took place Tuesday morning, also... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2020-01-08 19:57:16 UTC ]
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Religion Book-to-Film Adaptations of 2020

Five faith-based titles are undergoing film adaptations this year, including the true story of friendship between an African American reverend and a KKK member in ‘Burden’ and a star-studded take on Ken Wilber’s memoir, ‘Grace and Grit.’ Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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McIntosh reassures Knopf Doubleday staff of group future after Mehta's death

Penguin Random House US c.e.o. Madeline McIntosh has reassured staff about the future of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group following the death of Knopf editor in chief and group chairman Sonny Mehta. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-06 02:00:15 UTC ]
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McIntosh Broaches Succession Topic After Mehta's Death

The news, earlier this week, that Knopf Doubleday chairman Sonny Mehta died has been met with an expected outpouring of remembrances and grief in the industry. It's also caused a fair bit of uncertainty within the publishing division he ran, prompting a letter to Knopf Doubleday Group staffers... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Just Mercy’ Review: Echoes of Jim Crow on Alabama’s Death Row

Jamie Foxx and Michael B. Jordan star in an adaptation of a memoir by the civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-24 19:45:28 UTC ]
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In the War on Truth, Complacency Is Not an Option

What did you do in the war? It was one of the most salient questions of the 20th century, as pregnant with harrowing implications as it was innocent. Now, as we complete the first decade of the new century, it bears repeating. Because we—we as citizens and humans and especially we of the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-23 19:18:41 UTC ]
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Watchmen is by far the best adaptation of the comic – but should fans watch it?

HBO’s take on the Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons comic succeeds where all others have failed, but it is yet another DC project made without Moore’s approvalIt’s been profoundly depressing to watch Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s Watchmen mutate into a cottage industry for DC Entertainment. The comic... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-23 13:46:56 UTC ]
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The (Quiet) Death of a Legendary Parisian Bookstore

When it was announced that the legendary bookshop Le Pont Traversé would definitely close down on the 31st of December in Paris, many French TV stations put in phone calls and tried to convince Josée Comte-Béalu to do a filmed interview. She refused every single one of them. “They are like... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-20 09:48:10 UTC ]
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Michael Fassbender to adapt Kevin Barry’s Night Boat to Tangier.

Good news, lovers of brooding Irish actors and tragicomic literary noir: Michael Fassbender—the Academy Award-nominated Hiberno-German star of Inglourious Basterds, Shame, and the latest incarnation of the X-Men movies—has optioned the film rights to Night Boat to Tangier, Irish author Kevin... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-18 17:38:18 UTC ]
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ITV to adapt novels from Peter James' Roy Grace series

Two novels from Peter James' Roy Grace series will be adapted for ITV by screenwriter and 'Endeavour' creator Russell Lewis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 16:48:42 UTC ]
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How Libraries Are Adapting To Their Senior Populations: Critical Linking, December 18, 2019

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

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-18 11:30:11 UTC ]
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Michael Fassbender options Kevin Barry's Night Boat to Tangier

Kevin Barry's Night Boat to Tangier (Canongate) will be adapted for the big screen by Hollywood actor Michael Fassbender. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 04:03:15 UTC ]
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Her Francophilia Saved Her From the Death Camps, but Not From Great Danger

In “A Bookshop in Berlin,” Françoise Frenkel describes a life devoted to French literature and her escape from the Nazis across occupied France. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-12 16:02:39 UTC ]
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A Death on the Frontier

The most unfree souls go west, and shout of freedom. Men are freest when they are unconscious of freedom. The shout is a rattling of chains, always was. — D. H. Lawrence, Studies in Classic American Literature ¤ I.  THE ROAD BLINKS IN ahead of Eric Ashby. He’s nodding out, but he recognizes... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-11 13:30:31 UTC ]
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4 Graphic Novel Adaptations of Shakespeare

Want to experience the bard(s) as they were meant to be enjoyed without being pelted in the head with rotten vegetables by the haters? We got you. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-04 11:39:41 UTC ]
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2020 YA Book Adaptations To Make Popcorn For: Critical Linking, November 26, 2019

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

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-26 11:30:58 UTC ]
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An ambitious lawyer, a stepfather with mob ties and the death of Jimmy Hoffa

Jack Goldsmith digs into the union leader’s disappearance, in which his stepfather was a leading suspect. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-14 21:32:46 UTC ]
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