Friday, July 25, 2014
Book News You Can Use 7/25/14
Relax in Paradise Thomas Berger and Nadine Gordimer.
Congratulations to all of the Booker Prize nominees and the African American Literary Awards Show nominees (shout-out to Rubicon Reader for making the Google Doc).
I'm looking forward to the movie adaptations of Wild and Gone Girl just like everyone else, but where's Addicted on this list?
Speaking on Addicted and its author Zane, she just signed a deal with Verge Entertainment.
And in case you forgot, before there was 50 Shades of Gray, there was Zane. And she did it better.
And speaking of 50 Shades of Gray, the trailer for the movie is out. The best part of it was the remix to Crazy in Love.
Another day, another Amazon/Hatchette showdown story.
Speaking of Amazon, their new program is (suppose) to give Oyster a run for its money. Just go to the library, folks.
And speaking of Oyster, they have just launched a desktop version.
Jonathan Odell's first book is being republished by his agent.
Unlocking The Truth, a heavy metal band made out of 3 African-American boys, got a record deal and a book deal.
Looking for some new work from Caribbean authors? Here you go.
Picture is from Snorg Tees. You can even buy the shirt for $20!