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King, Tartt among those backing anti-Amazon letter

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen King, Nora Roberts and Donna Tartt are among the hundreds of authors who have added their names to an online letter criticizing Amazon.com for restricting access to works published by Hachette Book Group......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 10th, 2019

King, Caro among those backing anti-Amazon letter

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen King, Nora Roberts and Robert Caro are among the hundreds of authors who have added their names to an online letter criticizing Amazon.com for restricting access to works published by Hachette Book Group......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJul 3rd, 2014

Warner Bros. Circling Movie Rights to Best-Selling Novel ‘The Goldfinch’

Warner Bros. is looking to acquire the rights to Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Goldfinch.” However, sources close to Tartt say the author is still making a decision as to whether to move forward with an adaptation. Warn.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 4th, 2019

Tartt, Goodwin awarded Carnegie medals

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time since researching her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Goldfinch," Donna Tartt is back in Las Vegas......»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 29th, 2014

Amazon Sets Release Date, Titles For Third Pilot Season

Amazon will debut its  third pilot season August 28 on Amazon Instant Video in the US and the UK as well as Amazon’s instant video app . Once again, customers will be invited to give feedback. Amazon is making five pilots available: The Cosmopolita.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineApr 8th, 2019

Authors call for repeal of anti-LGBT law

John Grisham and Donna Tartt are among 95 authors urging state officials in Mississippi to repeal a controversial new religious liberty law......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukApr 14th, 2016

Bestselling Authors Ask Amazon To End Dispute with Hachette; 'No Bookseller ... - KpopStarz

SFGateBestselling Authors Ask Amazon To End Dispute with Hachette; 'No Bookseller ...KpopStarzBestselling authors and writers are up in arms against international retailer Amazon in its contract dispute with publisher Hachette Book Group. Amazon in re.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 9th, 2019

Amazon picks on Orwell in latest ebook salvo against Hachette

Amazon is asking readers to help in its running dispute with Hachette Book Group by emailing Hachette's CEO. In a message from the Amazon Books Team on a website on Friday evening, Amazon.com Inc reiterated its arguments for cheaper ebooks, and suggested .....»»

Category: booksSource: yahooAug 9th, 2014

Cruz clarifies views in anti-Israel letter

After fierce criticism, Penelope Cruz walks back her views in anti-Israel letter.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 25th, 2019

Penelope Cruz clarifies her views in anti-Israel letter

Penelope Cruz tries to soften strong sentiments in anti-Israel letter she signed.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 26th, 2019

Goldfinch novel set for big screen

Donna Tartt's best-selling novel The Goldfinch is to be turned into a film, with Rush Hour director Brett Ratner among its producers......»»

Category: topSource: bbc.co.ukApr 29th, 2019

‘Free State of Jones’ has an unexpected take on the Civil War

Far be it from me to read political meanings into a Civil War movie, but “Free State of Jones” is enticingly difficult to chart. It’s anti-war, anti-plutocracy and anti-racist, but it’s also pro-Bible, pro-gun, anti-tax and sympathetic to the poor.....»»

Category: moviesSource: nypostJun 27th, 2016

Gary Oldman Controversy: ADL Slams Actor’s ‘Irresponsible’ and ‘Anti-Semitic’ Remarks

Following published remarks by actor Gary Oldman, in which he defends Mel Gibson’s past anti-Semitic comments, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has said that Oldman, “should know better than to repeat tired anti-Semitic tropes about Jewish con.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyJun 26th, 2019

Amazon Backing and Releasing Ben Stiller’s Dramedy ‘Brad’s Status’

Amazon Studios will co-finance and handle the North American theatrical release of Ben Stiller’s dramatic comedy “Brad’s Status.” Mike White is currently filming the movie. Michael Sheen, Luke Wilson, and Jenna Fischer have joined .....»»

Category: topSource: varietyNov 1st, 2016

Mipcom: Netflix, Amazon Now Rank Among TV’s Giants, IHS Markit Says (EXCLUSIVE)

CANNES — Online platforms Netflix and Amazon now rank among the giants of TV, hiking their programming investment $4.9 billion and $2.6 billion last year. Netflix already outranks HBO ($2.0 billion) and Turner $3.8 billion, and is coming up on CBS (.....»»

Category: topSource: varietyOct 16th, 2016

Grisham, Stephen King And 900+ Authors Assail Jeff Bezos’ Amazon Thuggery

UPDATES with more information: More than 900 authors including heavyweights Stephen King and John Grisham lent their names to a Sunday New York Times ad decrying Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for pressure tactics hurting writers published by Hachette. The Paris.....»»

Category: topSource: deadlineApr 9th, 2019

"The King and I" slated for Broadway in March

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway is about to get another king — a revival of the musical "The King and I" starring Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe will join "The Lion King" and "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical.".....»»

Category: topSource: yahooJun 30th, 2014

King Felipe VI Becomes New King of Spain Following His Father"s Nearly 40-Year Reign

Spain has a new top leader! At the stroke of midnight earlier today, Felipe VI became the new king of Spain after his father, King Juan Carlos, abdicated the throne on Wednesday. King........»»

Category: moviesSource: eonlineJul 4th, 2019

Donna Tartt"s "The Goldfinch" Sells Movie Rights to Warner Bros., RatPac

Nina Jacobson's Color Force is producing the adaptation.read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hollywoodreporterApr 30th, 2019

Lawrence Phillips Letter -- Prison Staff Is Messing with Me

Lawrence Phillips complained that prison staffers were screwing with him in the month before he died ... messing with his mail and breaking his TV ... according to a letter penned by the ex-NFL star.   TMZ Sports obtained the letter Phillips….....»»

Category: topSource: tmzJan 16th, 2016

Mom Writes Letter To News Outlets Because She Can"t Explain Cam Newton’s Dancing To Her Child

Rosemary Plorin of Nashville, Tennesee wrote Cam Newton a letter because she can't explain his dance moves to her daughter. Then, she sent the letter multiple news outlets, including BarStool Sport........»»

Category: topSource: starpulseNov 17th, 2015