Book News Roundup – June 6, 2014

game-of-thrones-584Stop the presses!  Margaret Atwood and Darren Aronofsky are teaming up to produce an HBO series based on the Maddaddam trilogy. Epic.

For the right price, you can be a dead character in George R.R. Martin’s next Song of Ice and Fire installment.

In literary prize news: A surprise Baileys Women’s Fiction Prize win for Eimear McBride,  Anne Carson won the Griffin Poetry Prize, and two Canadians have won Lambda Awards this year.

One of my favourite new Hollywood stars just bought the rights to one of my favourite books! This has been a great week for the screen, heh?

TPL opened it’s 99th branch this week.

Happy weekend!

-Heidi

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