Hamilton Heads To The Movies, July 25, 2018 | Book Pulse

Hamilton might be headed to the movies. The comic series Saga is taking at least a one-year break. Sarah Jessica Parker picks three summer reads. Haruki Murakami is censored in Hong Kong.

Notable Adaptations

src="/content/gallery/Jlibrary/false_" class="summernote-placed-asset" data-uniqueidentifier="false" data-profile="Image" data-timestamp="1532532170443" style="max-width: 100%; float: right; width: 138.008px; height: 217.5px;"TheWall Street Journalreports that href="https://www.wsj.com/articles/hamilton-may-be-headed-to-the-movies-1532450232" target="_blank" shape="rect"Hamilton href="https://www.wsj.com/articles/hamilton-may-be-headed-to-the-movies-1532450232" target="_blank" shape="rect"might be headed to the movies, as a filmed version of the Broadway play when it still stared Lin-Manuel Miranda. In further adaptation news,Deadline Hollywoodsays that href="https://deadline.com/2018/07/jamie-patricofs-hunting-lane-first-look-deal-universal-cable-productions-white-tears-first-project-novel-1202432936/" target="_blank" shape="rect"Hari Kunzru’s href="https://deadline.com/2018/07/jamie-patricofs-hunting-lane-first-look-deal-universal-cable-productions-white-tears-first-project-novel-1202432936/" target="_blank" shape="rect"White Tears href="https://deadline.com/2018/07/jamie-patricofs-hunting-lane-first-look-deal-universal-cable-productions-white-tears-first-project-novel-1202432936/" target="_blank" shape="rect"will become a limited series; href="https://deadline.com/2018/07/alexandra-daddario-to-star-executive-produce-ny-times-bestseller-can-you-keep-a-secret-1202432693/" target="_blank" shape="rect"Sophie Kinsella’s href="https://deadline.com/2018/07/alexandra-daddario-to-star-executive-produce-ny-times-bestseller-can-you-keep-a-secret-1202432693/" target="_blank" shape="rect"Can You Keep a Secret? href="https://deadline.com/2018/07/alexandra-daddario-to-star-executive-produce-ny-times-bestseller-can-you-keep-a-secret-1202432693/" target="_blank" shape="rect"is headed to the big screen; and  the href="https://deadline.com/2018/07/alex-rider-headed-to-the-small-screen-after-sony-greenlights-eight-part-spy-series-1202432374/" target="_blank" shape="rect"Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz will become a TV series.
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Reviews

src="/content/gallery/Jlibrary/false_" class="summernote-placed-asset" data-uniqueidentifier="false" data-profile="Image" data-timestamp="1532532195733" style="max-width: 100%; float: left; width: 146.783px; height: 219px;"TheNYTreviews href="http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2018-06-15-9233376.xml" target="_blank" shape="rect"Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaretby Craig Brown (FSG: Macmillan): "gloriously truant. Brown ignores all the starchy obligations of biography and href="https://nyti.ms/2NIPuKV" target="_blank" shape="rect"adopts a form of his own to trap the past and ensnare the reader." Also href="http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2018-03-01-3350352.xml" target="_blank" shape="rect"Pogrom: Kishinev and the Tilt of Historyby Steven J. Zipperstein (Liveright): a " href="https://nyti.ms/2OeoKmD" target="_blank" shape="rect"masterly work." Two debuts get shining praise: href="http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2018-06-15-2146720.xml" target="_blank" shape="rect"The Incendiariesby R.O. Kwon (Riverhead: Penguin): " href="https://nyti.ms/2JS20VR" target="_blank" shape="rect"radiant" and href="https://www.edelweiss.plus/?sku=0374146128" target="_blank" shape="rect"Early Workby Andrew Martin (FSG: Macmillan): " href="https://nyti.ms/2NKjMgd" target="_blank" shape="rect"marvelous."

TheWashington Postreviews href="http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2018-03-01-4905306.xml" target="_blank" shape="rect"The Prisoner in the Castle: A Maggie Hope Mysteryby Susan Elia MacNeal (Bantam: Random): "If you love a tricky puzzle ... href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/a-mystery-novel-tailor-made-for-the-metoo-era/2018/07/23/19ab5b60-83b2-11e8-9e80-403a221946a7_story.html?utm_term=.6a00a3fc5aa3" target="_blank" shape="rect"this is your summer read." Also, href="https://www.edelweiss.plus/?sku=1629635189" target="_blank" shape="rect"On the Fly!: Hobo Literature and Songs, 1879–1941, edited by Iain McIntyre (PM Press): "the best of these classic accounts of 'bumming around' href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/the-grit-and-adventure-of-hobo-life-comes-into-focus-in-on-the-fly/2018/07/24/1fe534b0-68fa-11e8-bea7-c8eb28bc52b1_story.html?utm_term=.1ff466c3d0c3" target="_blank" shape="rect"retain all their simmering anger and desperate optimism."

USA Todayreviews href="http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2018-03-15-3624943.xml" target="_blank" shape="rect"Mary B: An Untold Story of Pride and Prejudiceby Katherine J. Chen (Random), giving it 3.5 stars out of 4 and calling it an " href="https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2018/07/24/book-review-mary-b-katherine-j-chen-pride-and-prejudice-jane-austen/789465002/" target="_blank" shape="rect"ingenious debut."

NPR reviews href="http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2018-02-15-5448051.xml" target="_blank" shape="rect"Give Me Your Handby Megan Abbott (Little, Brown: Hachette), calling it " href="https://www.npr.org/2018/07/24/631790456/give-me-your-hand-shows-a-bond-forged-by-secrets-can-t-be-broken" target="_blank" shape="rect"spectacular ... a nuanced and atmospheric story."
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Briefly Noted

src="/content/gallery/Jlibrary/2592_saga__1532532108_43906.jpg" class="summernote-placed-asset" data-uniqueidentifier="2592" data-profile="Image" data-timestamp="1532532215694" style="max-width: 100%; float: right; width: 187px; height: 287.98px;"Calling it an "intermission," href="https://www.newsarama.com/41081-saga-goes-on-year-long-hiatus.html" target="_blank" shape="rect"Brian K. Vaughan announcesthat the comic series "Saga" will not publish "for at least the next year."
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Haruki Murakami's new novel, href="http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2018-06-01-654594.xml" target="_blank" shape="rect"Killing Commendatore(Knopf), has been censored in Hong Kong.The Guardian href="https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/jul/25/haruki-murakami-novel-indecent-hong-kong-censors-killing-commendatore" target="_blank" shape="rect"reports"it can only be sold in bookshops with its cover wrapped with a notice warning about its contents, with access restricted to those over the age of 18. The ruling has also seen the novel pulled from booths at the Hong Kong book fair."
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Entertainment Weekly calls href="http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2017-06-15-992389.xml" target="_blank" shape="rect"Lessby Andrew Sean Greer (Back Bay: Hachette;LJstarred reivew), published last year, " href="http://ew.com/books/2018/07/24/less-summer-breakout-essay/" target="_blank" shape="rect"this summer’s literary breakout."
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George Saunders href="https://electricliterature.com/george-saunders-recommends-the-best-of-the-kmart-realists-bfceb0cf1249" target="_blank" shape="rect"recommends a short story by Bobbie Ann MasononElectric Lit. Also, Leah Franqui, href="http://bookverdict.com/details.xqy?uri=Product2018-05-15-5049213.xml" target="_blank" shape="rect"America for Beginners(William Morrow: Harper;LJstarred review), suggests a " href="https://electricliterature.com/leah-franqui-recommends-a-reading-list-about-culture-shock-13b1dd2d0c80" target="_blank" shape="rect"Reading List about Culture Shock."

Vulture href="http://www.vulture.com/2018/07/kevin-kwan-crazy-rich-asians-movie-adaptation.html" target="_blank" shape="rect"features href="http://www.vulture.com/2018/07/kevin-kwan-crazy-rich-asians-movie-adaptation.html" target="_blank" shape="rect"Crazy Rich Asians href="http://www.vulture.com/2018/07/kevin-kwan-crazy-rich-asians-movie-adaptation.html" target="_blank" shape="rect"author Kevin Kwan.
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The NYT href="https://nyti.ms/2NHPdYy" target="_blank" shape="rect"interviews Ibtihaj Muhammad, href="https://www.edelweiss.plus/?sku=0316518964" target="_blank" shape="rect"Proud: My Fight for an Unlikely American Dream(Hachette).
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Tor.com interviews Peng Shepherd, Malka Older, Tade Thompson, Lauren C. Teffeau, and Mike Chen in a href="https://www.tor.com/2018/07/24/building-a-scifi-future-that-matters-five-authors-share-their-worldbuilding-strategies/" target="_blank" shape="rect"round-table talk about world building.
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The Guardianconsiders two books on "the Reagan-era moment href="https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/jul/25/1983-world-at-brink-taylor-downing-review" target="_blank" shape="rect"when the USSR thought it was about the be attacked and prepared to retaliate." 
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Sarah Jessica Parker picks href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BlnMnMiAFRa/?taken-by=sarahjessicaparker" target="_blank" shape="rect"three summer reads.
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The Guardianreports on a record-breaking auction of a href="https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/jul/24/ada-lovelace-first-edition-pioneering-algorithm-program" target="_blank" shape="rect"book by Ada Lovelace.
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href="https://nyti.ms/2NKluhR" target="_blank" shape="rect"Anne Olivier Bellhas died. She was 102. The NYT writes she "edited the diaries of Virginia Woolf into five landmark volumes and was a rare surviving link to the Bloomsbury Group."
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The children's author href="https://nyti.ms/2NEH6w0" target="_blank" shape="rect"Christine Nöstlingerhas died. The NYT has a remembrance.
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Authors On Air

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Camas Davis, href="https://www.edelweiss.plus/?sku=1101980079" target="_blank" shape="rect"Killing It: An Education(Penguin), features on NPR's href="https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/07/24/631845582/food-writer-becomes-a-butcher-to-better-understand-the-value-of-meat" target="_blank" shape="rect"Fresh Air.

The Guardianpodcast href="https://www.theguardian.com/books/audio/2018/jul/24/michael-ondaatje-and-the-booker-longlist-books-podcast" target="_blank" shape="rect"considers the Man Booker and interviews Michael Ondaatje, winner of the Golden Booker.

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