Tattooist of Auschwitz to be adapted for 'high-end' TV drama

TV rights in Heather Morris’ bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz have been snapped up by Synchronicity Films for a multi-part, high-end international drama series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Park Chan-wook is directing a TV adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s The Sympathizer.

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Unit sales of print book rose 19.5% in the week ended January 30, 2021, over the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to BookScan. For the month of January, print unit sales were 21.3% higher than January 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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JG Farrell's The Singapore Grip: new TV adaptation brings to life the final book by one of the UK's finest novelists

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Print sales of The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris have surpassed the one million mark in the UK, nearly two years after publication.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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