Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The Roundup.


Authors Against Prison Book Ban : Eminent writers and academics are campaigning against a Ministry of Justice regulation banning prisoners being sent books in the U.K.

Unseen Tennesee Williams Short Story : An unpublished short story by the playwright, in which a college freshman recounts the details of a romance that reaches "the ultimate degree of intimacy" before ending, will finally be revealed to the public around 80 years after the "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" author penned it.

What's with California and Sci-Fi? : While dystopian sci-fi also has a home in the United Kingdom and has been used for self-reflection by most of the world’s filmmaking cultures, there is something about the frequency with which California and “the future” are used synonymously.

Another Green Novel Heads to Big Screen: Fox 2000, the production company behind the forthcoming adaptation of John Green's bestseller "The Fault in Our Stars," has inked a deal to bring the author's 2008 novel "Paper Towns" to life.

What Your Literary Girl Crush Means : The Huffington Post susses out which women from fiction have been enrapturing readers most, and what these crushes show us about people's true characters.

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