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From Page to Stage: The UK’s Theatrical Licensing Boom

Perfect Murder

Theater producers in the UK have scored several recent successes with stage adaptations of popular and award-winning books, and there’s a hunger for more.

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Do Books Translate More Easily to Film Than TV?

Why is it far less often that a book makes the successful jump into a prime time TV series than into a Hollywood film?

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Emma Thompson to Pen Peter Rabbit Sequel

Frederick Warne announced the publication of The Further Tale of Peter Rabbit in September 2012, the 110th anniversary of the bunny’s first appearance in print.

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Adapted Hist-Fic Huge on German Boob Tube, Tie-ins Take Off Too

by Siobhan O’Leary Author and literary critic Elke Heidenreich once wielded enough power to make a book a bestseller in Germany simply by mentioning it […]

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What’s the (Novelized) Story, Morning Glory?

By Diana Peterfreund Last fall, my Random House editor, Kerri Buckley, called me and asked if I’d ever considered writing a movie novelization. I’d just […]

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Why Aren’t More Movie and TV Franchises Turned Into Books?

By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story Diana Peterfreund writes about adapting the screenplay of the film Morning Glory into a novel. Over the years […]

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