'Early Warning' is the second in Smiley's planned series about a family living in America during the 20th century and is a sequel to her critically acclaimed book 'Some Luck.'
Former Monitor critic Ron Charles called 'Jonathan' 'thoroughly enchanting.' The TV version will star 'Ray Donovan' actor Eddie Marsan and Bertie Carvel, who starred in the Broadway production of 'Matilda.'
Thomas Hardy's novel is being adapted as a movie starring Carey Mulligan and Michael Sheen. The new film will be released in the US on May 1.
Following the book's European publication, some questioned whether a novel placing Hitler in a contemporary setting was offensive while others praised its satirical tone. Now 'Look Who's Back' by Timur Vermes is arriving in America.
The goal for organization's Accio Books! campaign is to get 60,000 books donated.
'As a Southerner, it is an honor and privilege to give voice to the Southern characters who inspired my childhood love of reading, Scout and Atticus Finch,' the 'Wild' actress said in a statement.
In one interview Morrison said that "when a white teenager is shot in the back by a cop running away ... we'll know something about race."
The new adaptation of the classic book includes the voice work of actors Jeff Bridges, Marion Cotillard, and James Franco.
'These are the books that speak most immediately to young people, dealing with many of the difficult issues that arise in their own lives, or in the lives of their friends,' Judith Platt, chair of the Banned Books Week national committee, said of challenged YA books.