Persephone Readathon #3: Recent Persephone Books News & Upcoming Releases

2019 is without a doubt a momentous year for Persephone Books. It not only marks the celebration of their twentieth anniversary, it's also a year of uncertainty and change. Firstly, if you haven't yet seen The New York Times feature: "A Bookstore of One's Own" that was published in April, stop reading this and go check it out!... Continue Reading →

Bookish Buzz: Two Upcoming ITV Adaptations

Calling all period drama lovers: ITV is gifting us with two exciting adaptations of classic novels. First up is a seven part miniseries of Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray, which will premiere sometime later this year. Amazon and ITV have partnered with Mammoth Screen - the production company responsible for Victoria and Poldark - to bring this Victorian tome to... Continue Reading →

Bookish Buzz- Netflix’s Atwood Adaptation

Praise be, there's a new series based on a Margaret Atwood novel in the works. Netflix is joining Hulu on the Atwood adaptation bandwagon, with an upcoming miniseries based on Alias Grace. An historical fiction novel, Alias Grace is based on the true crime story of Grace Marks- a  woman convicted for the murder of her employer in... Continue Reading →