Posted on 09/01/2021 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Earlier this summer, we shared news of Germany’s “Project Cassandra,” which analyzed literature in an attempt to predict various political...

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Posted on 08/20/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The headline portion of this story is that you can enjoy a previously unpublished Ursula K. Le Guin poem. And...

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Posted on 08/20/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today’s update on book adaptations will be arranged in release order. First, Apple TV+ has released the full trailer of...

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Posted on 08/19/2021 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Gizmodo unveiled, this morning, the cover for and an excerpt of Star Child: A Biographical Constellation of Octavia Estelle Butler....

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Posted on 08/18/2021 at 02:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

NPR has revealed the results of its summer reading poll — the topic of which, if you forgot, was the...

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Posted on 07/29/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Hollywood will adapt yet another Octavia E. Butler novel. This time, it’s 2005’s Fledgling; according to Deadline, the sci-fi vampire...

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Posted on 07/27/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Today’s updates from the world of literary adaptations include the usual and the unusual. The usual: Octavia E. Butler’s sci-fi...

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Posted on 07/23/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Yesterday was a red-carpet day in the world of book news. The second trailer for the delayed adaptation of Frank...

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Posted on 07/19/2021 at 12:30 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Emily St. John Mandel fans have reason to celebrate this morning: her next novel has been announced. Sea of Tranquility...

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Posted on 07/17/2021 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Deadline has casting announcements for two upcoming book adaptations. The FX series based on Octavia E. Butler’s novel Kindred will...

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