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  1. Goldman Sachs Twitter Parody Book Scrapped

    12:01 pm PST 03/06/2014
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    The book from the @GSElevator feed, supposedly about conversations overheard on elevators at the firm, came under fire when it was revealed the author didn't work there. READ MORE

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  2. 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies' Headed to London's West End

    8:54 am PST 03/06/2014
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    Could the Royal Shakespeare Company and playwright Mike Poulton’s critically acclaimed dramatization of the best-selling Hilary Mantel historical novels be bound for Broadway next? READ MORE

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  3. 'Two and a Half Men' Actress Amber Tamblyn Plans Poetry Book on Dead Actresses

    11:32 am PST 03/04/2014
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    "Dark Sparkler" will be a collection of poems about the lives and untimely deaths of such figures as Marilyn Monroe, Brittany Murphy and Sharon Tate. READ MORE

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  4. '12 Years a Slave' Oscar Wins Boost Book Sales

    7:05 am PST 03/04/2014
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    The 19th-century memoir and base text for John Ridley's Oscar-winning screenplay jumped the Amazon ranks immediately after Sunday's ceremony. READ MORE

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  5. 'November Criminals' Writer Sam Munson Signs Follow-Up Book Deal

    6:15 am PST 03/04/2014
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    "The War Against the Assholes," a fantasy thriller about a high school senior who gets caught up in a war between magicians in New York's sorcerous underground, will publish in 2015. READ MORE

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  6. 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Sales Hit 100 Million

    1:43 pm PST 02/26/2014
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    The erotic series joins inspiration "Twilight," "Harry Potter" and a few others on the elite list of the best-selling series of all time. READ MORE

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  7. Tony DiSanto, Liz Gateley Ink Three-Book Deal for 'High School Horror Story' Series

    9:41 am PST 02/26/2014
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    “With the literary world driving more and more television ideas, we wanted to develop our own franchises that begin on pages of a novel before ever being imagined for television," said DiGa co-founder Gateley. READ MORE

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  8. Warner Bros. Nabs 'American Blood' With Bradley Cooper Attached to Star (Exclusive)

    10:39 am PST 02/24/2014
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    The crime drama is based on an upcoming book by New Zealander Ben Sanders; Andrew Sodroski will write the script. READ MORE

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  9. The Bridges of Madison County: Theater Review

    6:00 pm PST 02/20/2014
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    Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale star as younger versions of the lovers played onscreen by Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood in this musical based on Robert James Wallers best-seller. READ MORE

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  10. Film Rights Optioned for Second Novel by Former 'Economist' Columnist

    11:43 am PST 02/18/2014
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    The new book "Submergence," about former lovers, a British intelligence officer held captive in Somalia and a scientist exploring unknown life forms underwater, was written by J.M. Ledgard. READ MORE

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  11. BOOK REVIEW: 'Hollywood Exiles in Europe'

    2:25 pm PST 02/17/2014
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    A new book offers a rare look into the lives of the blacklist victims who escaped to Europe. READ MORE

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  12. J.K. Rowling to Publish 'Cuckoo's Calling' Sequel Under Pseudonym

    11:03 am PST 02/17/2014
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    The "Harry Potter" author will attribute "The Silkworm" to her alter ego, Robert Galbraith. READ MORE

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  13. 'Endless Love' Author Trashes Remake: 'Stick With the Paperback'

    6:30 pm PST 02/14/2014
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    Scott Spencer advises people who might celebrate Valentine's Day by seeing the new film version of his 1979 best-seller to avoid it instead. READ MORE

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  14. Stephen King Announces New Novel 'Revival'

    8:55 am PST 02/13/2014
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    The horror novel about a preacher and a drug-addicted musician will arrive in November six months after the already announced thriller "Mr. Mercedes." READ MORE

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  15. 'Utopia' Remake From 'Gone Girl's' David Fincher, Gillian Flynn Gets HBO Series Order

    12:00 pm PST 02/12/2014
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    The premium cable network has also inked the "Gone Girl" author to an overall deal to pen the adaptation. READ MORE

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  16. Berlin: Book Market Offers Eleven Key Titles For Option

    10:05 am PST 02/12/2014
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    From a true-life Argo-like story set in North Korea to a spooky thriller about a paralyzed man who helps solve a decades-old mystery by blinking, these are the books spotlighted for adaptation at this year's festival. READ MORE

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  17. 'Catfish' Directors to Tackle 'Nerve' for Lionsgate (Exclusive)

    12:01 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    Allison Shearmur is producing the company's adaptation of Jeanne Ryan's young adult novel. READ MORE

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  18. DreamWorks Animation Launches Publishing Division

    12:00 pm PST 02/10/2014
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    The section will produce digital and print books based on the studio's library. READ MORE

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  19. Lena Dunham Unveils Book Cover and Release Date

    11:41 am PST 02/10/2014
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    Random House paid a reported $3.7 million for the "Girls" creator's humorous advice guide for young women, "Not That Kind of Girl." READ MORE

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  20. J.K. Rowling: I Made a Mistake With the 'Harry Potter' Ending

    7:59 am PST 02/03/2014
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    The author says Harry, not Ron, should have married Hermione. READ MORE

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  21. Jackie Collins to Produce Film Adaptation of Forthcoming Novel

    6:13 pm PST 01/31/2014
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    The author is teaming with Amber Entertainment for "Confessions of a Wild Child." READ MORE

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