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Paradigm Exec Alyssa Reuben Joins WME as Agent (Exclusive)

Alyssa Reuben, a 15-year veteran of Paradigm Agency’s book publishing division, has joined WME’s books department as an agent, based in New York City. Reuben most recently headed up the…

Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation, ‘WILL’ Book Club Team With Oprah to Launch Reading Groups

Will and Jada-Pinkett Smith’s Family Foundation and the WILL Book Club are joining forces with the Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation to encourage heartfelt conversations centered on the themes…

Rights Available: New Books With Hollywood Appeal

Which books may have potential for film or TV options? Rights Available is a snapshot of notable new or upcoming titles that have appeal for studios (and have been shopped). Below are the titles…

Chris Cuomo’s Upcoming Book Pulled by HarperCollins

Publisher HarperCollins is pulling a planned book by former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo. The book, which was originally titled Deep Denial, had been slated for release in fall of 2022 through…

Sophie Kinsella’s YA Novel ‘Finding Audrey’ Getting Movie Treatment

Sinking Ship Entertainment and Paper Owl Films have landed the rights to Sophie Kinsella’s YA novel Finding Audrey with an eye to a movie adaptation. Kinsella saw two of her other novels…

David Copperfield Reveals Photos of His Private Las Vegas Magic Museum in New Book

One of Las Vegas’ under-the-radar treasures is famed illusionist David Copperfield’s private magic museum, located in a warehouse off the Strip, which has been visited over the years by the likes…

Star YouTube Chef Joshua Weissman on His ‘Unapologetic’ Approach to Cooking

Joshua Weissman isn’t interested in easy, one-pot meals. The aversion to speed and convenience may seem anachronistic for a chef whose most popular videos on TikTok often involve him…

Uzo Aduba Hopes Netflix Book Club Series Encourages Audiences to Read

When Uzo Aduba was approached to host a Netflix book club show, it was of immediate interest — and it was her inner bookworm that was most intrigued. “I love to read; I love the concept of…

Tom Ford Tells All in His New Book

Film directors, take note: Tom Ford is interested in adding “actor” to his résumé. Just don’t ask him to play a fashion designer. “I do get offered things a few times a year, but I have no…

Bob Iger Quietly Working on New Book (Exclusive)

With Bob Iger’s Disney contract expiring Jan. 1, all eyes are on the executive chairman’s next move. Among the wide range of possibilities is writing a follow-up to his memoir, The Ride of a…

Nyle DiMarco on Four-Year Journey Writing Memoir ‘Deaf Utopia’: “Everyone Has a Story to Tell”

Hollywood’s deaf community has come more sharply into focus in 2021 thanks to the breakout success of Sian Heder’s Coda (acquired at Sundance for a record-breaking sum) and the first deaf…

Fox News Inks 6-Book Deal With HarperCollins

Fox News is expanding its publishing footprint. The cable news channel has signed a 6-book deal with News Corp.’s HarperCollins for its Fox News Books imprint. Fox News launched Fox News Books a…