HBO Tell-All Book Promises a Deep Dive into the Network

HBO Tell-All Book Promises a Deep Dive into the Network

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With shows like The Sopranos, Westworld, The Wire, Sex and the City, Oz, and Game of Thrones, HBO is one of the most influential cable networks on television. And how the company came to be so big will be the subject of a new book. Vox reports that journalist James Andrew Miller has started working on an oral history of the company, chronicling the founding of the company in 1972 to its current incarnation now that it is under the wing of AT&T.   Image Via Book Soup   According to sources familiar with the project, Miller has already interviewed …

Top Picks: Thrilling Top 5 Crime and Thriller Picks

Top Picks: Thrilling Top 5 Crime and Thriller Picks

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Each week, Bookstr gives you a look at some of the best novels in a particular genre for your continued reading list. Today, we’ll be recommending five of the most thriller and most exciting Crime and Thriller novels this side of the internet has to offer!     5-My Pet Serial Killer by Michael J Seidlinger   Image Via MichaelJSeidlinger.com   You thought we forgot about this one, didn’t you? Well, it might not be January 15th, but that’t doesn’t matter. This book is a hoot whatever time of year it is. Author of novels such as The Fun We’ve Had …

New TV Adaptation of  Les Misérables Is Here!

New TV Adaptation of  Les Misérables Is Here!

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In the preface to Les Misérables, Victor Hugo wrote:   As long as there are ignorance and poverty on Earth, books such as this one may not be useless.   Those words have held true. The book was published in 1862— over a 150 years ago—and it was a breakout hit that still hasn’t lost its popularity nor its relevance. Image Via Manybooks   This might have something to do with the musical. Heck, maybe it has everything to do with the musical, but to test that theory out is PBS, who is coming in at full swing. PBS’ adaption of Les Miserables isn’t a …