Posted on May 1, 2023 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Catch up quick with the bookish news of the past few days ... or take a deeper dive into each story. Your choice!
Reviews are starting to come in for The Making of Another Major Motion Picture Masterpiece, the debut novel of actor and director Tom Hanks; the novel officially releases May 9 (Kirkus and the Guardian).
If you're in the US, you'll have to wait longer to read another book that the Guardian reviewed: The Lost Album of The Beatles: What if the Beatles hadn't split up? by Daniel Rachel comes out August 1 here, though it's already out in the UK.
James Shapiro has won the the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction's Winner of Winners award for his 2006 novel, 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare; the £25,000 (about $31,400) purse and honors chose one winner from the previous twenty-four (Literary Hub).
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