Oct 4, 2012 @ 12:01:00 am
Communist historian Eric Hobsbawm, who died this week, has a new book coming out this spring. Publisher Little, Brown says that Hobsbawm turned in the manuscript for his final book three months ago, and that Fractured Spring will be released in March. The book is about "the history of the 'classical' arts and culture in the 19th and 20th centuries... taking in subjects as diverse as religion, manifestos and the myth of the American cowboy."
Amazon is not only publishing books, it’s now optioning them, too. The company announced on Wednesday that Amazon Studios (which we were not aware existed until this announcement) has optioned the movie rights to Ania Ahlborn’s horror novel SEED. It's not Amazon's first sign of interest in the novel: After it was self-published in 2010, SEED was released again by Amazon’s
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