Reading in Russia, says publisher Boris Kuznetsov, is ‘a fashionable and intellectual trend’ for a new generation of consumers—who may be watching Netflix.
The massive audiences and lucrative development of the streaming platforms can mean some tough choices for publishers trying to map out screen success.
Michigan author Josh Malerman’s debut novel ‘Bird Box’ is a holiday release with staying power from Netflix in its Universal Pictures production directed by Denmark’s Susanne Bier with Sandra Bullock.
In a new series directed by Andy Coyle, illustrator Luke Pearson’s ‘Hilda’ series of graphic novels from Nobrow’s Flying Eye Books is to premiere on Netflix in September.
Netflix acquires comic book publisher Millarworld. Barnes & Noble Education adds positions in Brazil, France, Mexico with Student Brands.
In the long-running tension between pure entertainment and meaningful science-fiction and fantasy, anthologist John Joseph Adams says, ‘We can have both. It just takes more work.’
by Helen Gregg A growing social networking site focusing on books, movies, video games, television shows, and music launched its iPhone app yesterday, reported eBookNewser. The site, called GetGlue, allows users to ‘check-in’ (ala FourSquare) with what they’re currently watching, reading, playing, or listening to. And similarly to FourSquare, users receive stickers that reflect their interests, and are occasionally eligible …
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