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Leper colony novel would make great film, producer tells Greene fest

BERKHAMSTED England (Reuters) – Writer Graham Greene’s novel set in a leper colony in the Belgian Congo would make a great film, the producer of the 1999 film of Greene’s “The End of the Affair” said. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Hulu orders series on Kennedy killing based on Stephen King novel

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Television streaming company Hulu said on Monday it ordered an original series about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy called “11/22/63,” based on the 2011 novel of the same name by best-selling author Stephen King. … Continue reading

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Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s apocalypse novel ‘Good Omens’ is being adapted into a BBC Radio drama

The BBC announced today that it has begun production on an audio drama adaptation of Good Omens, the hit 1990 comedic fantasy novel about the apocalypse from celebrated authors Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. Both authors are onboard to help … Continue reading

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Is the great novel dead?

It's certainly not a new argument, but novelist and professor Tim Parks makes a compelling case inĀ an essay for The New York Review of Books that the days of great novels are behind us. Modern life, its technologies, and its … Continue reading

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Filmed version of novel can “feel insane”: author Hornby

BERLIN (Reuters) – Seeing a filmed version of one of your novels can “feel insane”, British author Nick Hornby said on Monday at the Berlin film festival where the movie based on his anti-suicide-pact book “A Long Way Down” had … Continue reading

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Novel on schizophrenic wins Costa Book Award

LONDON (Reuters) – Debut author and mental health nurse Nathan Filer’s novel “The Shock of the Fall”, about a schizophrenic young man dealing with guilt, was named as the winner of the Costa Book Award for 2013 on Tuesday. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Intellectual Ventures faces novel attack on patent business

By Dan Levine and Tom Hals SAN FRANCISCO/ WILMINGTON, Delaware (Reuters) – Seven years ago, Intellectual Ventures bought a patent on technology that helps detect malicious software embedded in digital content. The price? $ 750,000. Now Intellectual Ventures is arguing … Continue reading

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Mario’s Tweets: Twitter celebrity name-dropping reflects novel IPO risk

By Sarah McBride and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Celebrity chef Mario Batali landed on a new promotional platform this week, one that was regulatory rather than razzle-dazzle: the opening pages of Twitter's 234-page document on its initial public … Continue reading

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William Boyd tinkers with typecast Bond in new novel “Solo”

LONDON (Reuters) – The women, fast cars and a glamorous London hotel set the scene for the launch of a new James Bond novel on Wednesday that sees 007 set out on a renegade mission in the pursuit of justice. … Continue reading

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William Boyd tinkers with typecast Bond in new novel “Solo”

LONDON (Reuters) – The women, fast cars and a glamorous London hotel set the scene for the launch of a new James Bond novel on Wednesday that sees 007 set out on a renegade mission in the pursuit of justice. … Continue reading

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