Polar: Came from the Cold by Victor Santos

Polar: Came from the Cold by Victor Santos Initial release: January 25, 2019 Production companies: Constantin Film, Dark Horse Entertainment The basis of a Netflix Original Movie! Ripped out of retirement by an assassination attempt, the world’s most deadly spy–the former agent known as Black Kaiser–is a wanted man that’s wanted . . . dead! […]

Aladdin

Aladdin: A New Translation by Paulo Lemos Horta (Editor), Yasmine Seale (Translator) A dynamic French-Syrian translator, lauded for her lively poetic voice, tackles the enchanted world of Aladdin in this sparkling new translation. Long defined by popular film adaptations that have reductively portrayed Aladdin as a simplistic rags-to-riches story for children, this work of dazzling […]

The Nutcracker and Mouse King by E. T. A. Hoffmann

Release date: November 2, 2018 (USA) E.T.A. Hoffmann’s classic German fairy tale “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” is being turned into a Disney movie called “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.” This early work by E. T. A. Hoffmann was originally published in 1816. Born in Königsberg, East Prussia in 1776, Hoffmann’s family were […]

The House with a Clock in Its Walls by John Bellairs and Edward Gorey

Release date: September 21, 2018 (USA) When Lewis Barnavelt, an orphan. comes to stay with his uncle Jonathan, he expects to meet an ordinary person. But he is wrong. Uncle Jonathan and his next-door neighbor, Mrs. Zimmermann, are both magicians! Lewis is thrilled. At first, watchng magic is enough. Then Lewis experiments with magic himself […]

Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction by David Sheff

Release date: October 12, 2018 (USA) Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Steve Carell * Timothée Chalamet * Maura Tierney * and Amy Ryan “A brilliant, harrowing, heartbreaking, fascinating story, full of beautiful moments and hard-won wisdom. This book will save a lot of lives and heal a lot of hearts.” — Anne Lamott “‘When […]

The Wife by Meg Wolitzer

Release date: August 17, 2018 (USA) Now a major motion picture from Sony Classics starring Glenn Close. One of bestselling author Meg Wolitzer’s most beloved books—an “acerbically funny” (Entertainment Weekly) and “intelligent…portrait of deception” (The New York Times). The Wife is the story of the long and stormy marriage between a world-famous novelist, Joe Castleman, […]

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

Initial release: August 17, 2018 (Netflix) To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is now a major motion picture streaming on Netflix! Lara Jean’s love life gets complicated in this New York Times bestselling “lovely, lighthearted romance” (School Library Journal) from the bestselling author of The Summer I Turned Pretty series. What if all the […]

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth

Release date: August 3, 2018 (USA) The acclaimed book behind the 2018 Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning movie “LGBTQ cinema is out in force at Sundance Film Festival,” proclaimed USA Today. “The acerbic coming-of-age movie is adapted from Emily M. Danforth‘s novel, and stars Chloë Grace Moretz as a lesbian teen who is sent to a […]