Wednesday, July 30, 2014

THE ROUNDUP with PW - 'Goldfinch' Heading to the Big Screen

'Goldfinch' Heading to the Big Screen : Donna Tartt's third novel, "The Goldfinch," has already attracted critical plaudits, a string of award nominations and a Pulitzer Prize. Its success continues with news that Warner Bros has closed a deal on film rights for the book.

'Ulysses' to Become Virtual Reality Game: Irish filmmaker Eoghan Kidney is crowdfunding a virtual reality video game that allows the reader to experience the book as the protagonist.

The Most Depressing Places in Literature: Flavorwire pulls together 10 depressing places and the writers they inspired.

Booker Writes Off Women, Says Lette : Author Kathy Lette has accused the Man Booker judges of having "written off" women writers on the 2014 longlist.

Amazon Planning Credit Card Reader : Amazon will launch a credit card reader to take on Square, PayPal and iZettle, according to leaked documents.

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