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Margaret Atwood To Pen a Sequel to THE HANDMAID’S TALE

It's real, it's happening, and it'll probably be the most talked about book in 2019!

Meet the 2018 National Book Award Winners

Nick Offerman hosted the 69th National Book Award. See who won the Young People’s Literature, Translated Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction awards!

The DUMPLIN’ Trailer Is Here and We’ll Be Rewatching From 9 to 5

Danielle Macdonald and Jennifer Aniston are bringing Julie Murphy's bestseller DUMPLIN' to the big screen!

Stan Lee, Beloved Marvel Co-Creator, Has Died

Stan Lee, who started Marvel in 1961 with co-creator Jack Kirby, has passed away at age 95.

Author of THE NIGHT CIRCUS Coming Out with New Book in 2019

Seven years after the publication of her hit THE NIGHT CIRCUS, Erin Morgenstern's fantasy THE STARLESS SEA will be released in late 2019.

There’s Gonna Be a COLOR PURPLE Movie Musical

We're getting a (queer AF) COLOR PURPLE movie musical from Oprah Winfrey, Quincy Jones, and Steven Spielberg, based on the Tony-winning play!

The UPS Store to Donate $100k Worth of Children’s Books

The UPS Store is giving away $100,000 worth of books to ten different organizations that serve underprivileged children to celebrate the Toys for Tots Literacy Program 10th anniversary.

Watch the Trailer for the Netflix Adaptation of BIRD BOX

Sandra Bullock stars in the Netflix adaptation of Josh Malerman's BIRD BOX.

HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES TV Adaptation in Development

Hold on to your decorative gourds—HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES, an award-winning short story collection by Carmen Maria Machado, will be a TV show!

Maryse Condé Awarded the Alternative Nobel Prize in Literature

Guadaloupean author Maryse Condé has been awarded the New Academy Literary Award, also known as the alternative Nobel Prize in Literature.

Watch the Trailer for Neil Gaiman’s GOOD OMENS

Watch the new trailer for Neil Gaiman's Good Omens, coming to Amazon Prime in 2019!

Circe by Madeline Miller optioned for TV Series

Circe is coming to the big screen.

Final “Fantastic Beasts” Sequel Trailer Contains Major Reveal

The second full trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald is here and shows us Nagini.

Meet the National Book Foundation’s 2018 5 Under 35 Honorees

The 2018 5 Under 35 Honorees were announced today, and they include an impressive list of young authors to watch. Check out the honorees!

The Man Booker Prize Shortlist Is Here!

Each shortlisted author will receive £2,500 and a specially-bound edition of their book.