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Amazon to Adapt Michael Connelly’s ‘Harry Bosch’ Books Into a Web Series

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Michael Connelly’s Harry Bosch book series will be adapted into an Amazon Original web series called Bosch. Thus far, Connelly has published sixteen books in this mystery series with the latest installment, The Burning Room, due out in November 2014. Show More Summary

Bette Midler, Dan Santat, & Kendra L. Willis Get Booked

2 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Here are some literary events to pencil in your calendar this week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page. Please post your event at least one week prior to its date. The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend creator Dan Santat will appear for a story time at Books of Wonder. Show More Summary

Dropbox to Close Social Reading Platform Readmill

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Dropbox  has acquired the social reading platform Readmill and is shutting down the site. “Readmill’s story ends here,” writes Henrik Berggren, co-founder & CEO of Readmill on the company blog. “Many challenges in the world of ebooks remain unsolved, and we failed to create a sustainable platform for reading. Show More Summary

Watch It, Read It or Tweet It: How Americans View and Share News: INFOGRAPHIC

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

InkHouse and GMI, a Lightspeed Research company, have created an infographic called Watch It, Read It or Tweet It: How Americans View and Share News, which explores how readers consume news. The graphic features new research that delves into American news consumption. Show More Summary

Toasty TV Creates ‘Games of Thrones’ & ‘House of Cards’ Mash-Up Video

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

What happens when you cross the Game of Thrones HBO series with the House of Cards Netflix series? Toasty TV, a YouTube channel curated by Quiznos, has created a mash-up parody called “House of Thrones.” The hilarious video embeddedShow More Summary

Verso Books to Sell eBooks Direct to Consumers

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Verso Books will begin selling eBooks directly to consumers worldwide beginning this April. The publisher expects the site to bring in £200,000 (approximately $333,000) in revenue during the first year. The publisher will sell the books from its website. Show More Summary

Reddit to Ban Discussions of Select Books

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Reddit has updated its policy, banning a list of classic books from the subreddit discussion of books including: 1984 by George Orwell, American Gods by Neil Gaiman, and A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin. “There has always...Show More Summary

Psi & Walking on Eggshells: Coming Attractions

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Here are some handpicked titles from our Coming Attractions page. Want to include your book? Just read our Share Your New Book with GalleyCat Readers post for all the details. Walking on Eggshells by James Marrelli: “Based on traumatic...Show More Summary

St. Mark’s Bookshop Hopes to Raise $50K On Indiegogo

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

St. Mark’s Bookshop, a New York City-based independent bookstore, plans to move to a new location within the East Village neighborhood. To help generate the money for a financial push, the owners have turned to the crowd-funding site indiegogo. Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Sixth & Spring Books, Penguin, SAGE Publications

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Sixth & Spring Books is hiring a managing editor, while Penguin needs an associate publicist for DK. SAGE Publications is seeking an acquisitions editor, and World Scientific Publishing Co. is on the hunt for an acquisitions editor, too. Show More Summary

Chuck Palahniuk Reveals Cover For New Book

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Chuck Palahniuk revealed a photo of his upcoming novel Beautiful You! today on his website. The book’s design takes its inspiration from Andy Warhol. Doubleday is putting out the book in October. The book is about a sex toy company and...Show More Summary

Jacky Klein Joins Phaidon Press as Commissioning Editor for Art

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Jacky Klein is joining Phaidon Press as Commissioning Editor for Art in June. Klein will be based in the publisher’s London office but will also be present on a regular basis in Phaidon’s New York office. Klein comes to Phaidon fromShow More Summary

Harriet the Spy Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary With Art Exhibition

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Louise Fitzhugh’s classic children’s book Harriet the Spy turns 50 this year and to celebrate The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is hosting an exhibit. The Amherst, Massachusetts-based museum will be showcasing original art from the book from May 20 through November 30, 2014. Show More Summary

George R.R. Martin Releases Chapter of New Book Online

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

To help build excitement around the upcoming season of Game of Thrones, author George R.R Martin has released a new free chapter of his upcoming novel Winds of Winter. The chapter is titled “Mercy.” This is the second free chapter that...Show More Summary

Kurt Cobain Stars in Comic Book

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Bluewater Productions has announced that the next issue of the Tribute series will profile legendary rocker Kurt Cobain. Jayfri Hashim penned the story and created the artwork for this biographic comic. The book will be released on April...Show More Summary

AMC Signs Fourth Season of Comic Book Men

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

AMC has signed on to produce a fourth season of Kevin Smith’s unscripted reality television series Comic Book Men, along with two other projects. The Hollywood Reporter has more: “Smith seems like a natural choice in AMC’s current unscripted roster to help expand its alternative offerings. Show More Summary

Warner Bros. Acquires Film Rights to ‘The First Phone Call From Heaven’ By Mitch Albom

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Warner Bros. has snatched up the film rights to Mitch Albom’s novel, The First Phone Call From Heaven. HarperCollins released the book back in November 2013. This will be the first time one of Albom’s books will be adapted into a feature film. Show More Summary

New Trailer Released For ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

A new trailer has been unveiled for X-Men: Days of Future Past. The video embedded above offers glimpses of scenes featuring cast members Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy, Nicholas Hoult, and Jennifer Lawrence. Just Jared has posted photos from the movie set. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.

Amy Poehler Named 2014 Honorary Chairperson for World Book Night U.S.

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Golden Globe-winning comedienne Amy Poehler has been named the 2014 honorary chairperson for World Book Night U.S. Poehler (pictured, via) gave this statement in the press release: “I grew up loving books. In today’s digital world, it’s more important than ever to know how it feels to have a good book in your hands. Show More Summary

Keith Fox Named CEO of Phaidon Press

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Keith Fox has joined Phaidon Press as the company’s new CEO. Fox is tasked with leading the company and expanding their hold in the U.S., Europe and Asia in its core categories: arts, photography, design, architecture, and cookery. He...Show More Summary

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