Category archives for: Books

New Spy Thriller From John le Carré To Arrive Next Autumn

George Smiley is not coming back (yet), but John le Carré is. The renowned spy novelist’s next book, Agent Running in the Field, will be published in October 2019, his publisher Viking announced today. Le Carré’s most recently published book, A Legacy of Spies (2017), featured the first appearance in 27 years by Smiley, an […]

Google Assistant Adds Holiday Features

Google today introduced an update to Google Assistant that brings new behaviors and features to the voice-activated helper. First, the Assistant is rolling out a feature meant for families called Pretty Please. The idea, introduced at I/O in May, is to help parents and families respond to positive conversations with polite reinforcement. When children or other […]

Margaret Atwood Announces She Is Writing A Handmaid’s Tale Sequel

Margaret Atwood has decided to continue the tale of the handmaid, more than three decades after it was first published. On Wednesday, she announced that she will publish The Testaments, a sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, in September 2019. Set 15 years after the final scene of The Handmaid’s Tale, the novel features three female […]

Titan Comics Debuts Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years Collectors Edition Book

(Titan Comics) has  announced Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years – a behind-the-scenes collectors edition celebrating the first 10 years of Marvel Studios movies from Iron Man to Ant-Man and the Wasp – The Marvel Cinematic Universe in total. In 2008, Tony Stark made his first Iron Man suit. Shortly after, Nick Fury told Stark that he […]

Warner Bros., Kroll & Co. Acquire Rights To Annie Ward’s Beautiful Bad

Warner Bros. Pictures and Sue Kroll’s Kroll & Co Entertainment have acquired the rights to Annie Ward’s Beautiful Bad, the author’s debut thriller, Deadline has learned. Kroll will produce the movie, and the U.S. publication date of the novel is set for March 2019. Beautiful Bad tells the story of a thrilling romance and destructive […]

CBS May Air James Comey Mini-Series

CBS TV Studios is in final negotiations to adapt ousted FBI director James Comey’s best-selling memoir A Higher Loyalty into a limited series for television. Comey served as director of the FBI from 2013 to 2017, appointed to the post by President Barack Obama, and previously served as U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New […]

Dark Horse And Nickelodeon Pair For The Art of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Dark Horse Books and Nickelodeon have teamed for The Art of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, a definitive guide to Nickelodeon’s CG-animated series, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. From the visionary minds behind the 2012 hit series, this brand-new book allows fans to get to know the Turtles like never before, featuring exclusive art from all five […]

VIZ Media Will Releases 20th Century Boys Manga In New Omnibus Perfect Edition

20th Century Boys: The Perfect Edition  Vol. 1 concludes the two-time Eisner winning story and will be published exclusively in print and includes two complete volumes of the original 22-volume epic manga series in a deluxe omnibus edition featuring new cover art and select pages in their original color presentation. Naoki Urasawa’s career as a manga artist […]

Image Comics Announces Charity Anthology 24 Panels – Alan Moore, Kieron Gillen & Others Featured

Image Comics today announce the forthcoming 24 PANELS charity Anthology, curated by New York Times bestselling creator Kieron Gillen (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE, PHONOGRAM) with co-editor Steve Thompson. The anthology will benefit the survivors of the Grenfell Tower Fire. In June 2017, the Grenfell fire killed 72 people in a 24-story tower block in […]

Outspoken Sci-Fi Writer Harlan Ellison Dead At Age 84

Harlan Ellison, who emerged as a major figure in the New Wave of science fiction writers in the 1960s and became a legend in science fiction and fantasy circles for his award-winning stories and notoriously outspoken and combative persona, died Wednesday night in Los Angeles. He was 84. Ellison died at home in Sherman Oaks […]

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