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20th Century Fox Acquires The Hunger

20th Century Fox has acquired The Hunger, a book proposal that will be adapted into a film, according to a report in Deadline.

Connecticut Reveals Plans for Improved E-Book Program

The Connecticut State Library wants to make it easier for patrons to check out e-books without having to download third-party apps.

Kyle McLachlan Explains Dune in Epic Tweet

Actor Kyle MacLachlan, the star of the David Lynch film Dune explains the movie via Twitter.

Wiley the publisher acquires Atypon the technology provider

If, like me, you are working in the software for publishers space then this acquisition by Wiley of Atypon is a big deal. Consolidation in the space - which is dominated by Atypon and Highwire - has been on the cards for a number of years; however, I wouldn't necessarily consider this a consolidation of providers. Show More Summary

Laura Amy Schlitz and Brian Floca to Collaborate on a New Children’s Book

The book, entitled Princess Cora and The Crocodile, will feature a story by Laura Amy Schlitz and illustrations by Brian Floca.

Cover Revealed for New Edition of S. E. Hinton’s The Outsiders

Penguin Young Readers has scheduled the publication date for on November 1.

Marvel Television and Hulu to Launch The Runaways TV Series

This comics series, created by writer Brian K. Vaughan and artist Adrian Alphona, first debuted in July 2003.

Amit Desai Promoted at DC Entertainment

Henceforth, Amit Desi will hold the title of executive vice president of business/marketing strategy and direct to consumer/global franchise management at DC Entertainment.

Emma Watson’s Feminist Book Club to Read ‘Half the Sky’

This nonfiction book, written by husband-and-wife co-authors Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, was first released by Knopf back in 2009.

BookTrack Brings Digital Book Soundtracks to Students

Microsoft has teamed up with Booktrack, a tool designed for self-published writers and publishers to add soundtracks to their e-books, to put this technology in the hands of students.

Invincible Comic Series to End in 12 Issues

Robert Kirkman, the writer, and Ryan Ottley, the artist, will team up to create the final story arc, "The End of All Things."

California Library Offers Books on Bikes

A library system in Northern California has introduced three new bike book mobiles into its fleet of mobile book outreach.

Serial Book Series Gets Print Edition

Bookburners, a popular e-book and audio series released in installments through Serial Box, has a new print deal.

Harry Potter Holds Lead on iBooks Bestsellers List

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child—Parts One and Two (Special Rehearsal Edition) by J.K. Rowling leads the iBooks Bestsellers List this week for the third week in a row. Apple has released the list of Bestselling iBooks from the week of 8/14/16. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins is No. 2 on the list and Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty is No. 3 on the...

Michael Bennett Launches Book Club for His Seattle Seahawks Teammates

The inaugural selection for this group will be Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell.

Certain Songs #624: Hoodoo Gurus – “Come Anytime”

Album: Magnum Cum Louder Year: 1989 After the massive utterly 1980s sound of Blow Your Cool! didn’t raise their profile one whit in America, the Hoodoo Gurus retrenched a bit, changed record labels, and followed it with the more restrained Magnum Cum Louder. Show More Summary

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How a Book Cover Gets Made: Faber...

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How a Book Cover Gets Made: Faber Nature Poets

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