Quentin Tarantino book ‘Cinema Speculation’ to land Oct. 25

NEW YORK – Quentin Tarantino’s next book is a nonfiction dispatch from a lifelong movie fanatic. “Cinema Speculation,” to be published Oct. 25, will center on “The Getaway” and other…

Disney to animate former NFL player’s children’s book

ANAHEIM, Calif. — In some ways, Martellus Bennett felt like he was getting drafted — again. What You Need To Know Disney Jr. will turn former NFL player Martellus Bennett’s…

Next ‘Peregrine’ book is a guide to beloved fantasy series

NEW YORK – The latest installment in the Miss Peregrine fantasy series will be a kind of roadmap to author Ransom Riggs’ imaginary world and the whereabouts of protagonist Jacob…

Haddish book, ‘I Curse You With Joy,’ comes out in November

NEW YORK – Tiffany Haddish’s next book will be in part a story of laughing through the tears. Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced Friday that Haddish’s essay collection…

Judges pull award nomination for book by Lauren Hough

NEW YORK – Judges for a prominent LGBTQ literature award withdrew a planned nomination for Lauren Hough’s acclaimed essay collection, “Leaving Isn’t The Hardest Thing,” after the author used sharp…

Dutch publisher pulls Anne Frank betrayal book amid critique

THE HAGUE – A group of Dutch historians has published an in-depth criticism of the work and conclusion of a cold case team that said it had pieced together the…

‘The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois’ wins book critics award

NEW YORK – Honorée Fanonne Jeffers’ “The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois,” her epic novel about racism, resilience and identity named for the influential Black scholar and activist, has…

Activism grows nationwide in response to school book bans

NEW YORK – Until a year ago, Stephana Ferrell’s political activism was limited to the occasional letter to elected officials. Then came her local school board meeting in Orange County,…

New Yorker teams with Celadon for book on Jan. 6 report

NEW YORK – The New Yorker is collaborating with a division of Macmillan Publishers on a book edition of the House Select Committee’s planned report on the Jan. 6 siege…

Chelsea Clinton to launch nonfiction book imprint this fall

NEW YORK – Chelsea Clinton has a lot of publishing plans — for her own books, and for books by others. The Penguin Young Readers imprint Philomel Books announced Friday…