Lit List: Weekend of Friday June 17, 2016

Good evening literary fans. Here's some literary news to add to your weekend reading list.

  • Atwood, Rushdie named among 300 authors to appear at 2016 Brooklyn Book Festival in September (The New York Times)
  • Pulse Nightclub Survivor Writes a Poem About Her Experience: Orlando Victim Patience Carter has turned to writing in order to heal (GalleyCat)
  • Together at Last: Hachette Book Groub C.E.O. Michael Pietsch has published a new edition of David James Duncan's "The River Why" after failing to do so three decades earlier. (The New York Times)
  • From Page to Screen: Biopics, Brian De Palma, and the Boxcar Children: The latest in literature being brought to the big screen. (Lit Hub)
  • First Edition of "Alice in Wonderland" Fails to Sell at Auction (Fine Books)
  • Hachette UK Acquires Mobile Games Studio: Publisher seeks to "diversify its business and get into the games market." (GalleyCat)
  • Upcoming Book Adaptations: Get ready to be sucked further into Netflix thanks to these books being adapted to TV shows(BookRiot)
  • Writers' Lives Reimagined: New novels inspired by old, influential writers. (The New York Times)