Month: August 2012

Hilary Mantel’s Tudor novels coming to TV – Hilary Mantel’s bestselling historical novels “Wolf Hall” and “Bring Up the Bodies” will be adapted into a miniseries for BBC that will air in 2013. The miniseries will be in six parts and will be adapted by “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” co-writer Peter Straughan. “Wolf Hall” Read More

somber resplendence: Millions of dollars in maple syrup stolen DOH! Beat me to the punch line! thisisleslies: Talk about sticky-fingered thieves… Read More

BBC News – Thieves steal maple syrup stash from Canada warehouse I thought thieves having sticky fingers was just a metaphor. Thieves steal maple syrup stash from Canada warehouse 31 August 2012 Last updated at 13:12 ET Maple syrup is a completely natural product made in limited quantities. Thieves in Canada have stolen millions of dollars worth Read More

(via BBC News – Tax rolls reveal Scotland’s past servant population) They are among the latest additions to the website Scotland’s Places, Read More

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Why self-publishing is no longer a vanity project | Books | The Observer As Penguin CEO John Makinson said: “Self-publishing has moved into the mainstream of our industry”. It’s hard to overstate what a radical change this is for publishing… Read more. Read More

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