Stephen King, Lin-Manuel Miranda and other celebs salute ‘legendary adventurer in screenwriting’ William Goldman

William Goldman famously penned the words “Nobody knows anything” in his Hollywood memoir “Adventures in the Screen Trade.” But in the wake of his passing, it is clear that the film industry does know one thing: how much Goldman will be missed. The Oscar-winning screenwriter of “All the President’s... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Lin-Manuel Miranda and Friends Made an Old Bookstore New

The century-old Drama Book Shop in Manhattan struggled for years. Then “Hamilton” happened. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-07 15:11:17 UTC ]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda is not throwing away his shot (to reopen the Drama Book Shop).

A bookshop that runs independently Meanwhile, Amazon keeps shittin’ on us endlessly Essentially, the rent keeps rising relentlessly Let the tourists come around, go on a spending spree Stop by, exchange ideas, sip some coffee There will be a cultural revolution in this city Enter me, the Drama... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-12 21:44:15 UTC ]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda has a surprisingly personal reason for opening a bookstore in the age of Amazon

He may have created the biggest hit on Broadway, but the ‘Hamilton’ auteur still thinks small in a lot of ways, especially when it comes to business. Along with being the creator of a little show called Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda is also known for his enthusiastic social media... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-11-08 17:15:09 UTC ]
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Departures celebrates its 30th anniversary with a little help from Lin-Manuel Miranda

As part of Ad Age’s continuing media coverage, here’s our ever-expanding annual survey of fall magazine covers, which have been hitting newsstands and subscribers’ mailboxes. We’ll be adding to this post throughout August, so keep coming back. Departures, the lifestyle magazine for American... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-22 20:29:00 UTC ]
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Lin-Manuel Miranda buys much-loved New York bookshop

New York's Drama Book Shop is taken over by the Hamilton creator and three of his collaborators. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Got writer's block? Lin-Manuel Miranda has a playlist for you

If you’re afflicted with writer's block, “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda doesn't want you throwing away your shot — and he's made a Spotify playlist to help you put pen to paper. The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright revealed his literary-themed playlist, titled "Write Your Way Out," on... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King and Owen King’s novel Sleeping Beauties is becoming a comic book series.

In more “thing becomes other thing” news, Sleeping Beauties, the more-than-700-page fantasy novel that Stephen King wrote with his son, Owen, is being adapted into a 10-part comic book series. The novel imagines a world in which all the women in the world except one have come down with a disease... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-16 19:06:16 UTC ]
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Stephen King's ‘Scariest Work Yet’ Might Be This Ridiculous Microwave Recipe

The internet is in “misery” after the horror legend shared the recipe on Twitter. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Stephen King, Janelle Monáe and more: Let’s talk about speculative fiction to read this year

2022 is turning out to be a great year if you love science fiction, fantasy and horror books Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-15 11:00:26 UTC ]
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Stephen B. Oates, historian and biographer of Lincoln and King, dies at 85

After publishing well-received historical studies, his career was tainted by charges of plagiarism. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-28 08:22:08 UTC ]
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Laura Lippman’s suspense novel ‘Dream Girl’ takes its cue from Stephen King

In Lippman’s 25th novel, a bedridden novelist is haunted by a woman who claims to be one of his characters. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-11 12:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Later,’ Stephen King reminds us that he’s the master of the kids-with-strange-powers genre

Another of King’s special powers? Slipping into the persona of a teenager with total authenticity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-28 07:14:30 UTC ]
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New novel Billy Summers from Stephen King for summer 2021

Stephen King is publishing a new thriller with Hodder in August 2021, Billy Summers. The book–about a unique hitman, "a good guy in a bad job”–has been billed as “part war story, part love letter to small town America and the people who live there”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-31 23:25:01 UTC ]
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Clutter, says who? College essays, letters from Stephen King and Tucker Carlson: I’m keeping (almost) all of it.

At the end of 2020, sorting through my papers was a welcome reminder of the joys of a literary life Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King novel Later to be released by Hard Case Crime

Stephen King is publishing a new crime novel, Later, with Titan Books imprint Hard Case Crime in March 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 01:17:41 UTC ]
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William Clark Russell’s ‘The Wreck of the Grosvenor’ is a transporting nautical adventure

Russell may no longer be a household name, but his novels — popular in the later Victorian era — are worth revisiting. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-07-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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‘If It Bleeds’ reaffirms Stephen King’s mastery of short fiction

A new collection contains stories that cover a surprising amount of emotional territory but can still be read in a sitting. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-20 07:41:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King attacks axing of Woody Allen book

Writer ‘uneasy’ over US publisher’s decision to drop director’s memoirAuthor Stephen King has hit out at publisher Hachette over its decision to drop publication of Woody Allen’s memoir after a protest from his son, the author Ronan Farrow, prompted a walkout of staff at the publishing group’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-08 08:10:29 UTC ]
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A Buoyant 2020 Audie Awards Celebrates 'The Only Plane in the Sky,' Stephen King

At the Audio Publishers Association's annual Audie Awards, which marked a quarter century this year, 'The Only Plane in the Sky' took home the top award and Stephen King received a lifetime achievement as host Mo Rocca and others saluted the progress of the audiobook form over the past 25 years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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