2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Includes Graphic Novel For First Time

For the very first time, a graphic novel has been added to this year’s longlist for the Man Booker Prize. Sabrina by Nick Drnaso explores the terrifying effect of the 24-hour news after a girl disappeared.  Continue reading “2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Includes Graphic Novel For First Time”

“Sanditon”, Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel, Comes to PBS’s Masterpiece

Calling all Jane Austen fans!

Jane Austen’s last uncompleted novel, Sanditon, will be adapted to the small screen. This will be a joint production by ITV, Red Planet Pictures and Masterpiece by PBS.  Continue reading ““Sanditon”, Jane Austen’s Unfinished Novel, Comes to PBS’s Masterpiece”

Trailer for “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” is Released

Netflix has just released the trailer for the British historical film The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. The film is based on the historical novel of the same name by Mary Ann Shaffer and Ann Barrows. Continue reading “Trailer for “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” is Released”

The Hate U Give Trailer is Released

20th Century Fox released the trailer for the upcoming adaptation of the critically acclaimed bestseller, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.  Continue reading “The Hate U Give Trailer is Released”

Olga Tokarczuk is First Polish Winner of Man Booker International Prize

Olga Tokarczuk has become the first Polish writer to win the Man Booker International Prize. Continue reading “Olga Tokarczuk is First Polish Winner of Man Booker International Prize”

The Great American Read Airs Tonight on PBS

Are you ready to choose America’s favorite book? Continue reading “The Great American Read Airs Tonight on PBS”

Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Picked Up As A Series

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The Perfectionists has been ordered as a series, to air on Freeform.  Continue reading “Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists Picked Up As A Series”

Muslim Superhero To Be Added To Marvel Cinematic Universe

Kamala Khan may be heading to a big screen near you!

Marvel Studios Kevin Feige dropped hints recently in an interview that plans are in the works to introduce Ms. Marvel, or Kamala Khan to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If this becomes a reality, Ms. Marvel  would be the first Muslim superhero portrayed on the big screen.  Continue reading “Muslim Superhero To Be Added To Marvel Cinematic Universe”

Jojo Moyes Steps In To Save Quick Reads After Project Loses Funding

Me Before You author Jojo Moyes has stepped in to save the literacy initiative, Quick Reads. Two weeks ago, Reading Agency, the organization that  runs the project, announced that it was on the brink of closure due to the lack of funds. Continue reading “Jojo Moyes Steps In To Save Quick Reads After Project Loses Funding”

2018 Nobel Prize in Literature Cancelled Amid Sexual Assault Scandal

Torn apart by infighting and resignations, the Swedish Academy, the committee who awards the laureate for the Nobel Prize in Literature, announced that no award will be given this year due to the allegations of sexual misconduct, financial malpractice and leaks. The Academy made the announcement early this morning. Continue reading “2018 Nobel Prize in Literature Cancelled Amid Sexual Assault Scandal”