Spicer's Lost Dog finds home at Netflix

Netflix has won an auction for screen rights to Lost Dog: A Love Story by journalist Kate Spicer (Ebury). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 00:41:37 UTC ]

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Behind the UK Bestseller, 'Arthur: The Dog Who Crossed the Jungle to Find a Home'

This nonfiction book by a Swedish adventurer who befriended a stray dog on a grueling trek in South America has become an unexpected hit in the U.K. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Literary Festival for Diverse Voices Finds a Home Online

What happens when you hand over the reins of a literary festival to the hosts of the popular feminist podcast Call Your Girlfriend? You get By The Books: A Collection of Rising Voices, a highly diverse online lit fest. By The Books starts today and is curated by Ann Friedman and Aminatou... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-07-06 20:50:30 UTC ]
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Mark Wheeller's plays find new home at Salamander Street

Salamander Street, an independent publisher based in Bristol, has acquired the backlist of plays by Mark Wheeller.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 14:38:17 UTC ]
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In “Find Me,” André Aciman’s “Call Me by Your Name” sequel, returning home is bittersweet

The novel assumes a different structure to probe the difficulties of going back. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-29 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Breaking In: Fantasy author Sarah J. Sover on Finding Home at a Small Press

Debut author Sarah J. Sover talks about finding the perfect home for her comedic fantasy novel Double-Crossing the Bridge with the indie publisher The Parliament House. The post Breaking In: Fantasy author Sarah J. Sover on Finding Home at a Small Press by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on... Continue reading at Writer's Digest

[ Writer's Digest | 2019-08-15 14:00:43 UTC ]
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A Samurai Rabbit Comic Book Adventure Finds a New Home

The long-running saga of the rabbit, Usagi Yojimbo, by Stan Sakai, is moving to IDW Publishing, which will begin a new, full-color series in June. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix 'Shoe Dog' biopic will focus on Nike's Phil Knight

Netflix has optioned the rights to Phil Knight's bestselling memoir Shoe Dog and hired Jurassic World's Frank Marshall to produce a biopic on the Nike founder. The 2016 book tells the story of how Knight, starting with just $50 borrowed from his fath... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Finding a home for everyone

BookTrust's c.e.o Diana Gerald explains the challenges of finding books that appeal to children of every background. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weekly E-Ranking: Lost Things finds number one

After hovering in the top five for the previous fortnight, Ruth Hogan's The Keeper of Lost Things has vaulted four spots to claim her first pole position on the Weekly E-Book Ranking. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LKP partners with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home on new range

Laurence King Publishing (LKP) is partnering with Battersea Dogs & Cats Home to create a new series of books and gifts.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At-Home Trunk Shows Are Huge Moneymakers. I Attend One To Find Out Why

On a Wednesday evening in April, I find myself in a well-appointed home in Brookline, a wealthy Boston suburb, sipping wine and eating macarons with a dozen oncologists from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Sitting around a coffee table displaying Asian art and colorful books about design, the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Long-Lost Soul Food Cookbook Finds New Life

'Princess Pamela's Soul Food Cookbook,' Pamela Strobel's collection of soul food recipes, is coming back after being out of print for 40 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV-like programming struggles to find a home on Facebook Live

Publishers like Joe Media and Bleacher Report have been testing TV-like programming for Facebook Live. But polished live videos don’t necessarily receive higher viewership or more shares than rawer, conversational ones, and building content worthy of appointment viewing is a big challenge on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Award-Winning Acquisition: Newbery and Caldecott Collection Finds Its Forever Home

A feel-good story about a personal passion-turned-profession, a selfless act, and a few fortuitous connections. And a very happy ending for a cherished collection of Newbery and Caldecott books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Baker & Taylor Finds A Home at Follett

Follett Corp.’s acquisition of Baker & Taylor marks the end of B&T’s 188-year run as a standalone company. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC investigation finds 8,000 library jobs lost in six years

Widespread library closures across the UK have resulted in the loss of almost 8,000 jobs in the last six years, according to a report by the BBC. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Marc Jaffe Finds a Permanent Home

Marc Jaffe acknowledges that he had an unorthodox publishing career: “I’ve always had one foot in publishing, and one foot in the media/tech world.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Neil Gaiman's American Gods Finds a Home at Starz

It's been rumored for years and now coming to pass: Neil Gaiman's beloved fantasy novel American Gods has a network ready to go all-in on a long-rumored TV adaptation. HBO took a pass on adapting the complex book last month; now the show is headed to independent premium network Starz, which has... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2014-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix and Spotify help drive UK home entertainment revenues to £5.3bn

New figures show that three-fifths of Britain's video, video games and music sales are now derived from the internetGrowing demand for streaming services such as Netflix and Spotify helped the UK home entertainment sector increase its revenues in 2013 for the first time in five years to £5.3bn,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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