Extra! Extra!: February Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month.

C.J. Box’s Cassie Dewell novels are set to become a television series on ABC, with David Kelley of Ally McBeal, Boston Legal, and Goliath fame creating and producing.

Variety reports that MISS AUSTEN has been optioned for TV by Steve Coogan’s production company, Baby Cow Productions.

Pedro Almodóvar is adapting A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN with Tilda Swinton to star!

Entertainment Weekly interviews Anna Wiener [UNCANNY VALLEY], and Alexis Schaitkin and excerpts SAINT X +  TO SLEEP IN A SEA OF STARS + THE SHADOWS.

The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post all love THE CACTUS LEAGUE [read an excerpt here].

The New York Times reviews THE HUNDRED YEARS’ WAR ON PALESTINE, BLACK WAVE, BILLION DOLLAR BRAND CLUB, THE BIG GOODBYE, UNMAKING THE PRESIDENCY, CODE RED, EDEN MINE, CHANEL’S RIVIERA, LITTLE CONSTRUCTIONS, SAINT X and recommends INDELICACY for book clubs.

NPR’s Fresh Air interviews Kim Ghattas [BLACK WAVE] and Jill Wine-Banks [THE WATERGATE GIRL]. NPR also interviews Tochi Onyebuchi [RIOT BABY] and reviews CLEANNESS + UPRIGHT WOMEN WANTED + THE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER.

Publishers Weekly interviews Catherine Lacey [PEW].

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