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Reading on demand

Disruptive new streaming technologies have revolutionised the audio and television markets— but did their bookish equivalents miss a trick? Read more

Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester to star in Netflix adaptation of Alderson novel

Author Sarah Alderson will be adapting her novel The Weekend Away (Avon) into a feature film for Netflix, starring Leighton Meester from "Gossip Girl"... Read more

Evening Standard and Netflix launch inaugural Stories Festival

The Evening Standard and Netflix are launching the Stories Festival and competition “to inspire a new generation of storytellers”, featuring Jed Mercurio, Naoise Dolan and Will Young. ... Read more

Publishers have 'once in a generation' chance with audiobook and subscription strategy

Audiobooks have a “once in a generation” chance to reach new audiences but publishers must consider using streaming or subscriptions services for some titles before platforms... Read more

Jacques’ Redwall books to be adapted by Netflix

Brian Jacques’ Redwall book series is on course for a feature film and series, following a deal struck between Penguin Random House Children’s UK and Netflix.... Read more

Piatkus moves to capitalise on Bridgerton success

Little, Brown imprint Piatkus is making the most of the success of Netflix's "Bridgerton", expanding Julia Quinn's readership with reissues of the books on which the series is based,... Read more

Oseman's boy-meets-boy love story greenlit for Netflix series

Netflix has greenlit a YA drama series produced by See-Saw Films based on Alice Oseman’s Young Adult graphic novel series Heartstopper, published by Hodder Children’s Books.... Read more

Netflix UK picks up Turton's Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Stuart Turton’s Costa Award-winning debut The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle will be adapted as a seven-part series for Netflix UK. ... Read more

Roald Dahl Story Company revenues grow 7.5% thanks to screen deals

​The Roald Dahl Story Company achieved revenue growth of 7.5% in 2019 thanks to growth in film, publishing and stage income.  Read more

Robert Harris' Munich adapted for Netflix

Jeremy Irons and George MacKay are starring in a feature adaptation for Netflix of the Robert Harris spy thriller Munich (Hutchinson), with shooting already under way.... Read more

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