Chandler and Hitchcock: Not BFFs

OH SNAP: Raymond Chandler Pillories Alfred Hitchcock In Letter

News by Rob Hart January 10, 2012
It sounds like a match made in heaven--Raymond Chandler writing a movie for Alfred Hitchcock. Except Chandler couldn't stand Hitchcock, and he doesn't mince words about it in this letter.
Sarah Polley To Adapt Margaret Atwood's 'Alias Grace'

Sarah Polley To Adapt Margaret Atwood's 'Alias Grace'

News by Rob Hart January 6, 2012
Actress Sarah Polley will film 'Alias Grace,' a historical novel by Margaret Atwood that recounts the 1843 trial of a 16-year-old Canadian housemaid.

The 10 Best Book To Movie Casting Decisions

Column by Meredith Borders January 6, 2012
As book lovers, we feel protective of our favorite characters, entitled to them in a way that is often threatened by inexplicable casting. Below are ten times that the casting directors nailed it.

The Pompous Fool As Narrator

Column by Jack Joslin January 5, 2012
A detailed look at the sub-genre of fiction where the pompous fool reigns supreme as narrator.
Kimberly Pierce 'Carrie' Remake

Stephen King's 'Carrie' to Get Remake Treatment (Again)

News by Brandon Tietz January 5, 2012
'Boys Don’t Cry' director Kimberly Peirce will be filming an updated version of Stephen King's 'Carrie.'
Wii U eBook Store

Wii U Could Feature eBook Store

News by Brandon Tietz January 4, 2012
Nintendo's Wii U could combine books with gaming.

LitReactor Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2011

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky December 30, 2011
Members of the LitReactor writing staff list their favorite books read in the year of our Lord 2011.

The Top 10 Book to Film Adaptations That Were Actually Good

Column by John Jarzemsky December 29, 2011
A list of films that have defied the conventions of the old adage "the book is always better!"
Wind Through The Keyhole

Read An Excerpt From Stephen King's New Dark Tower Novel, 'The Wind Through The Keyhole'

News by Brandon Tietz December 29, 2011
Stephen King returns to Mid-World in April with his eighth Dark Tower novel, 'The Wind Through the Keyhole.' Read an exclusive excerpt from Tor.com
To Train Up A Child

Christian Parenting Book Accused of Taking Punishment Too Far

News by Brandon Tietz December 28, 2011
'To Train Up a Child,' a Christian parenting book, is under fire after its methods are blamed for the deaths of three children.
Cloud Atlas Concept Art

Concept Art and Set Photos From Tom Twyker and The Wachowski Siblings' 'Cloud Atlas' Adaptation

News by Joshua Chaplinsky December 28, 2011
Our first glimpse behind the scenes of the film adaptation of David Mitchell's post modern masterpiece, 'Cloud Atlas.'
Holiday Book and Gifts

What Did Everyone Get For The Holidays?

News by Joshua Chaplinsky December 27, 2011
LitReactor newsies Brandon Tietz and Rob W. Hart show you theirs. Will you show us yours?
Through My Eyes Tebow

Tim Tebow: NFL Quarterback, Internet Meme, Bestselling Author

News by Brandon Tietz December 23, 2011
Did you ever think that winning football games would put Tim Tebow on the bestsellers list? Yeah, neither did we.
'Mein Kampf' perfect holiday gift

British Bookseller Pushes 'Mein Kempf' As Perfect Christmas Gift

News by Rob Hart December 23, 2011
The UK's biggest book chain is apologizing after a branch was pushing Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' as the perfect holiday present.

A Reader’s Confession: I Dog-Ear My Books.

Column by Meredith Borders December 15, 2011
Always cherish your books not for what they are, but for what they say.
Amanda Knox Book Deal

Amanda Knox Looking to Sign Book Deal

News by Brandon Tietz December 6, 2011
Amanda Knox, who was charged with murdering her college roommate back in 2007, is looking to sign a juicy book deal.
Mass Market Plunge

Mass Market Paperback Sales Trending Down. Way Down.

News by Brandon Tietz December 2, 2011
Mass market paperback sales are down 54% from last year. Is print on its way out?

Happy 400th, King James Bible! (and why you should care as a writer)

Column by Phil Jourdan November 29, 2011
This year the King James Bible turns 400 years old. Let's look back at how this monumental book came to be, and what it has meant for the literary world.

Behold! The Unfilmable: The Literary Adaptations of David Cronenberg

Column by Joshua Chaplinsky November 25, 2011
A detailed look at the literary leanings of cult filmmaker, David Cronenberg.
Kerouac Lost Novel

Lost Kerouac Novel Surfaces

News by Brandon Tietz November 25, 2011
The first book from author Jack Kerouac, which had long been considered lost, has finally surfaced.
Black Friday is upon us

LitReactor's Black Friday Survival Guide

News by Rob Hart
Looking for some Black Friday deals? Don't want to get trampled to death at the local Wal-Mart? We've got you covered.
Nik Korpon Warpriest

Freebie Friday! "By the Nails of the Warpriest" by Nik Korpon

News by Brandon Tietz November 18, 2011
Nik Korpon is giving away his new book for free, but you better act now. This deal expires within 24 hours.
Cops take Occupy Wall Street Library

UPDATE: NYPD Confiscates Occupy Wall Street's Library

News by Rob Hart November 15, 2011
When the NYPD raided Zuccotti Park last night, they confiscated more than 5,000 books from the Occupy Wall Street Library--but the mayor says the books are safe.

The 10 Most Badass Literary Children

Column by Meredith Borders November 11, 2011
Kids are generally pretty annoying. Yet some children rise above their youthful station to achieve great heights of badassery. Read on for the raddest fictional children ever.
Amazon Top 10 of 2011

Amazon's Best Books of 2011

News by Brandon Tietz November 8, 2011
Just in case your Wish List was getting skimpy, Amazon has unveiled its top 10 of 2011.