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Browsing: Josie Freedman
After getting hypnotized, a 16-year-old begins to see changes in the world around him.
A new book from highly regarded author Ann Patchett is making its way into the film rights market and turning heads. Commonwealth has been receiving rave reviews since its publication in mid-September from Harpercollins.
Spanning five decades, this book explores how a chance encounter reverberates through the lives of the four parents and six children involved and how the children forge a lasting bond that is based on a shared disillusionment with their parents and the strange and genuine affection that grows up between them.
The only feature story ever published by The New York Times Magazine to occupy an entire issue is now hitting the film rights market with plenty of buzz behind it. Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart by veteran war correspondent Scott Anderson has been captivating readers since its publication earlier this month.
Netflix continues its big year of purchases as it picks up the rights to The Shambling Guide To New York City from author Mur Lafferty with plans to develop the book into a feature.
Erens’ third novel, which is set for publication by Tin House Books in May, has already landed on multiple “Most Anticiapted Books of 2016” lists, and it’s that kind of praise that has Eleven Hours stirring up some serious attention on the film rights market.
David Talbot exposes the truth behind Allen Dulles, the man responsible for transforming the CIA into the most powerful-and secretive-organization in Washington. The non-fiction work has been hailed as the year’s best spy thriller, and the TV and film rights are now available.
Jay McInerney has returned to his roots yet again with Thin City, the third book featuring married couple Russell and Corinne Calloway. The latest novel completes a trilogy, and the rights to all three books are available on the market.
Glenn Taylor’s third novel, A Hanging at Cinder Bottom, dives into the corrupt world of coal boomtowns at the dawn of the 20th century and has just hit the market.
A poker player and a cathouse madam reunite to try and set family affairs straight, and end up sentenced to hanging in Keystone, WV. Pitched as True Grit meets Carter Beat the Devil, this gritty novel is fresh to the market and offers a unique take on a heist film.
The novel, which has been compared to 500 Days of Summer, follows the story of Alison, who heads to Hollywood from the Midwest to pursue her dreams of being an actress, leaving the love of her life Kyle behind.
Logline: Matt Cruse is a cabin boy aboard the Aurora, the 900-foot, 14 story, luxury airship he has called home for the past two years. While crossing the Pacificus, Matt fearlessly rescues the unconscious pilot of a crippled hot air balloon. Before he dies, the balloonist tells him about the fantastic, impossible creatures, never before dreamed of by the humans who sail the skies. Matt dismisses the story as the ravings of a dying man, but when Kate de Vries arrives on the Aurora a year later, determined to prove the story is true, Matt finds himself caught up in her quest and in love. Then one night, over the middle of the ocean, deadly air bandits board the Aurora. Far from any hope of rescue, Kate and Matt are flung into adventures beyond all imagining.
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