Barnes & Noble fires CEO; Reese Witherspoon options film rights to Liane Moriarty novel; a 1972 novel’s anticipation of Brexit; and other news.
Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch to be adapted to film; an interview with Chilean author Alejandro Zambra; book owned by Brontë sisters’ mother to go on display next year; and other news.
New anthology modeled after The Canterbury Tales features stories of refugees in the U.K.; a poet and a novelist respond to the Orlando shooting; the trope of masculine genius; and other news.
Website releases “definitive study” of U.S. author earnings; an interview with Iranian poet and translator Sholeh Wolpé; binge-worthy, serialized fiction; and other news.
Yale students petition against “Major English Poets” course; life at an artist’s residency; poetry for LGBT Pride Month; and other news.
National Book Foundation launches program for LGBTQ teens; Tournament of Books brackets posted; Robert Lowell’s complicated relationships with women; and other news.
Though the process can seem arduous due to financing scrambles, creative compromises, production delays, and any number of countless obstacles, the successful adaptation of a literary novel into a film can be one of the most rewarding experiences in an author’s career.
Audrey Niffenegger slams Amazon; Louise Erdrich wins Dayton distinguished achievement award; the science of typos; and other news.
Warner Bros. and RatPac option The Goldfinch; Macmillan expands library e-book program; Nikki Giovanni on NPR’s final episode of Tell Me More; and other news.
Northwestern University sues author; Pearson reports a profit; Elizabeth E. Barker named director of the Boston Athenæum; and other news.