If you love a good story, then chances are you’re a fan of the convergence of book and film. While the Academy Awards is celebrating its 90th birthday this year, booklovers around the globe are celebrating some of the best page to screen adaptations that have swept up a handful... Show More Summary
There are a couple of notable Indian literary prizes -- the multiple category Crossword Book Award(s), the best-novel-in-English The Hindu Literary Prize, the every-language-covering Sahitya Akademi Award(s) -- along with the slightly...Show More Summary
Hyatt Regency Amsterdam is a newly branded Hyatt opened in April 2017 in Amsterdam East. This hotel is currently a category 4 award. I decided to take advantage of the category 4 designation to book two free nights. The way I bookedShow More Summary
Hyatt explicitly lets members gift their elite status to friends when they book awards in someone else's name. But booking a paid reservation for someone else using your own account is verboten. Frequently some members will book a stay...Show More Summary
Hello! This week in books, things are a bit quiet, and in print, we gave a page to our colleagues in film for our Academy Awards coverage. I’m Carolyn Kellogg, books editor, and this week’s newsletter will be a quick one. THE BIG REVIEW Walter Mosley is widely known for his Easy Rawlins series,...
How much has Black Panther made at the global box office? Why did The Joker‘s appearance briefly change in Batman: The Animated Series? Which of last year’s comic book movies got nominated for Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards? Want to...Show More Summary
Current Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan stars in Bleecker Street’s feature film adaptation of “On Chesil Beach,” based on the book of the same name by Ian McEwan. Ronan leads the cast opposite Billy Howle; the duo will also be seen together in the upcoming big screen adaptation of “The Seagull.” A May 18 release date is slated. Show More Summary
Christopher Plummer, 88, and Timothée Chalamet, 22, are just two Oscar nominees who could be headed for the record books this year.
Online access to account information and award booking is great. When it works. Qatar Airways is set to push its Privilege Club operation to online-only, well before the website delivers a seamless online experience. That's all sorts of bad news for members. The post Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club goes online-only appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
Last week I wrote about the games Hyatt Regency Aruba was playing to avoid offering award nights. Whereas a week ago there were generally no award nights available during low season when this category 6 property was pricing in the $200s, you can now use points when it's far more expensive. Continue reading Victory: Hyatt Regency Aruba Now Lets Members Book Rooms on Points...
THE WEEK IN HEADLINES: Father John Misty Is Up To Something, Este Haim Probably Was Drunk At The BRIT Awards But She Says She Wasn't LOL, Liam Gallagher Gets Grilled By Some Cute Children, and Someone Seriously Booked An All-Ska-Punk Festival In 2018. The world news is too heavy to bear right now, so we…
Through July 4 and then starting again August 7 and ending December 6 there's great availability for four passengers in business class on American's New York JFK - Rio de Janeiro flight. Not quite as good but there's availability for...Show More Summary
The Dutch Europese Literatuurprijs is awarded for the best (European) book in Dutch translation, and they've just announced their (twenty-title) 2018 longlist. It is limited to European authors, but still interesting to see the variety,...Show More Summary
They've announced the finalists for this year's LA Times Book Prizes -- awarded in ten categories. Neat to see Vivek Shanbhag's Ghachar Ghochar -- a book in translation, and a paperback original at that -- as one of five fiction finalists. (That is the only one of the finalists under review at the complete review.)
United Airlines has a limited time opportunity to book economy saver award tickets at 20% off saver award travel to Porto, Portugal OPO, Singapore SIN and Sydney, Australia SYD for travel May 4 to June 17, 2018. Reykjavik, Iceland KEF is available for travel May 23 – June 17, 2018. Show More Summary
United is discounting roundtrip coach awards between the US and four destinations by 20%. Book by March 2nd and travel to Porto, Singapore or Sydney May 4 – June 17 and to Reykjavik May 23 – June 17. Continue reading United Miles: 20% Award Discount to Four Awesome Places...
The book world came together to celebrate groundbreaking new literature on Tuesday night at the 2018 PEN America Literary Awards. The ceremony, hosted annually by PEN America, honors authors who have made significant contributions to...Show More Summary
Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Chernow, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward. The awards will be presented on the campus of USC on April 20, the eve of the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Finalists for the book prizes, which are awarded in 10 categories,...
They've announced the winners of this year's PEN America Literary Awards, with Len Rix's translation of Katalin Street by Szabó Magda winning the translation prize; see also the New York Review Books publicity page, or get your copyShow More Summary
They've announced that The Mighty Franks by Michael Frank has won the Jewish Quarterly Wingate Prize, "awarded to the best book -- fiction or non-fiction -- to translate the idea of Jewishness to the general reader"; see, for example,...Show More Summary