Jul 11, 2012 @ 12:08:00 am
The Garden of Lost and Found author Dale Peck
After optioning E.L. James’s 50 Shades of Gray last March for a staggering $5 million, Universal and Focus Pictures have finally attached some names to the project: Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti, who have been hired as producers. The film, however, is still in need of a director. (There’s no word on whether the studios will pick up Bret Easton Ellis, who has been vying for the job via a very enthusiastic Twitter campaign.)
At the New Yorker’s Page Turner blog, Michael Cunningham completes his white-knuckled, blow-by-blow account of why the Pulitzer Prize committee failed to award a winner this year.
A trailer for Dale Peck’s new novel, The Garden of Lost and Found, spoofs a certain Bob Dylan video and pays homage to a series of now-defunct book publishers—including Carroll and Graf, which was initially
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