The C.S. Lewis Company will partner with The Mark Gordon Company to jointly develop and produce a feature film adaptation of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair.”
If it had ever been developed, the game would have had an extraordinary pedigree: artist Keith Haring had signed on to contribute visuals and have his image used for protagonist Henry Case; Helmut Newton was supposed to provide photography, Devo would score the game, and William S. Burroughs — one of Gibson’s influences — would contribute writing.
This video game almost-adaptation of Neuromancer would have been one crazy ride.
According to a study released by the Columbia Business School and Aimia, a loyalty management company, only 6 percent of people using their smartphones in a store do so with the intent of purchasing a product online.
Huh. That seems much lower than I would have thought. I wonder how much variance there is between sectors.
“I don’t know what we would do without children’s book sales,” Mary Emrick, co-owner of Turning Pages Books & More in Natchez, Miss., told Publishers Weekly. “The section is our best.”
The logic behind this claim that children’s sections are a central reason for the resilience of bookstores is sound.
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