TV Adaptation of Chinese Science Fiction Novel ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Coming!

TV Adaptation of Chinese Science Fiction Novel ‘The Three-Body Problem’ Coming!

  Exciting news for fans of science fiction literature! China’s biggest science fiction novel, The Three-Body Problem, is being adapted for television according to The Verge! The science fiction epic novel has become a phenomenon in China and received international acclaim. Written by Liu Cixin, who has won the Galaxy Award nine times, the 2017 Locus Award, and the 2015 Huge Award. He has written numerous acclaimed science fiction books, including The Wandering Earth, Ball Lightning, and also two sequels to The Three-Body Problem. A film adaptation of The Wandering Earth, released in February 2019, became the second highest grossing film in China in only two weeks!   …

Barnes & Noble Will Be Sold to Elliott Management

Barnes & Noble Will Be Sold to Elliott Management

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According to NPR, there is big news in the publishing world for bookseller Barnes & Noble. Eight months ago, Barnes & Noble revealed it was exploring possible avenues for a potential sale. Now, Barnes & Noble revealed in a press release on Friday that it had reached an agreement with Elliott Management and will be sold to the corporation for 683 million. This move will mean Elliott Management will own the largest bookseller in the United States, which unfortunately has been suffering as of late. Much like other physical bookstores, Barnes & Noble is facing stiff competition from online competitors: primarily Amazon, …

The Best Books Coming to Screens This September

The Best Books Coming to Screens This September

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The summer is ending, school is starting. We’ll soon be looking to while away our lonely Septembers with books in some cold corner. Oh, is that just me? For those of you who are looking for a slightly more social way to spend their leisure time, here are the book-to-film adaptations hitting theaters (and streaming services) this month.   September 1   Tulip Fever   Image Courtesy of the Independent   Based on Deborah Moggach’s novel of the same name, Tulip Fever is a classic story of love and art set in 17th century Netherlands. Painter Jan Van Loos (Dane DeHaan) is commissioned …