Friday, June 27, 2003

MYSTIC RIVER flows to New York City

Clint Eastwood's film adaptation of Dennis Lehane's MYSTIC RIVER, a hit at Cannes, has been chosen as the opening-night film of the New York Film Festival. Meanwhile, an enormous billboard advertising the film has been installed above Times Square. A picture:

Monday, June 23, 2003

Kirkus loves MEENA

The first review of Melody Ermachild Chavis' MEENA, HEROINE OF AFGHANISTAN is out, and it's a rave. Kirkus says the book is a "timely biography conscientiously detailing the brief but courageous life of the young woman who founded the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)...A vivid celebration of a contemporary heroine."

Tuesday, June 17, 2003

SHUTTER ISLAND gets even bigger in the UK

Our British subagent, PFD, has sold the large print rights to Dennis Lehane's SHUTTER ISLAND to Thorpe.