Starting January 31, the UK’s Channel 4 will air a seven-episode TV series called The Great Cook Book Challenge with Jamie Oliver. Following a series of cooking challenges among 18 chefs, one winner will get a cookbook publishing deal with Penguin Michael Joseph. The publisher’s managing director Louisa Moore is head judge on the show. […]
Former THR books editor Andy Lewis is writing a weekly column for start-up The Ankler that touts some forthcoming releases still available for film/TV options. Called the Optionist, he writes, “Every Friday, I’ll present un-optioned material from books, magazines, news articles, podcasts, games and graphic novels that I think deserve a look. I will attempt […]
The American Library Association presented the 2022 Youth Media Awards at its virtual LibLearnX conference.
The ALA’s Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence were given to The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu by Tom Lin and A Little Devil in America: In Praise of Black Performance by Hanif Abdurraqib for nonfiction.
Thanks to our co-presenter the American Booksellers Association plus enthusiasm from the community, we are expecting a packed virtual room for our winter Buzz Books Editors Panel this Wednesday at 7 PM EST. Make sure you register now if you have not done so already, and join moderator Emma Straub, co-founder Books Are Magic and […]
Last week we launched our Buzz Books 2022: Spring/Summer sampler, with excerpts from an array of great forthcoming literary and debut fiction. If you haven’t downloaded your copy yet, the “trade edition” is available now from NetGalley or Edelweiss, or find the consumer editions all linked at our main Buzz Books website. And on Wednesday we’ll convene our live Buzz Books […]