Wed, 23/01/2013 - 12:10
Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize-winning novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies are to be adapted for stage as part of the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2013 winter season, with some previously unseen material by the author included.
The books, published by Fourth Estate, have been adapted for the...
Thu, 23/08/2012 - 14:33
Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel Wolf Hall (Fourth Estate) will be turned into a BBC2 costume drama by the man who brought Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy to the big screen.
Peter Straughan, who co-wrote the script for the John Le Carré adaptation, will turn Mantel’s novel about Tudor...
Fri, 18/11/2011 - 08:49
HBO and the BBC are developing a miniseries adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker-winning Wolf Hall.
According to a report by Deadline, Peter Straughan, co-writer of the recent movie adaptation...
Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:21
Profits at HarperCollins surged £25.3m due to "exceptional rights income" in its most recent set of financial results filed at Companies House.
For the year ending 30th June, operating profit increased to £29.1m. Turnover was up from £242.4m in 2009 to £242.8m in 2010. The results include the UK,...
Wed, 14/04/2010 - 05:55
Music retailer Fopp is selling hardback titles such as Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel and Elizabeth Kostova's The Swan Thieves at more than 75% discount.
Wolf Hall, published by Fourth Estate, the fastest selling Man Booker Prize winning novel of all time, is being promoted at £3, 84% off its £18.99...
Tue, 09/03/2010 - 16:21
World Book Day helped the book trade bounce back last week, with a 10% leap in expenditure over the seven days to 6th March, propelled by a 17% increase in the number of books sold as children cashed in their £1 WBD vouchers.
But it was not necessarily the WBD flip-books that they spent the vouchers on, with the six WBD titles...
Tue, 09/03/2010 - 11:51
HarperCollins has released an enhanced e-book app of the Booker Prize-winning Wolf Hall for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
The app costs £6.99 and includes the full novel, video interviews between Wolf Hall author Hilary Mantel and historian David Starkey, a cast of characters and Tudor family trees, and an essay by...
Tue, 08/09/2009 - 14:44
This year's Man Booker Prize shortlist has been described as "an almost perfect mix" of literary greats and unsung talent, with bookshops likely to have "something very commercial and entertaining" to promote when the winner is announced in October.
Foyles' Jonathan Ruppin said booksellers would be pleased to...