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Amazon Buys James Bond

Posted 04.18.2012 | Books

The name's Zon. Amazon. Yes, the U.S. licensing rights to Ian Fleming's original 14 James Bond novels have been bought for ten years by Amazon.com...

New 'James Bond' Author Announced

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 04.12.2012 | Books

Novelist William Boyd has been recruited to pen the latest adventure of 007 superspy James Bond. Boyd follows in the footsteps of authors including...

New Thrillers and James Bond to Watch This Holiday Season

Brad Balfour | Posted 02.24.2012 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Exotic locations, fast cars, beautiful women, and crazy gadgets are the excitements in today's cinematic thrillers -- whether they be spy-oriented, crime adventure, or a suspense mystery.

James Bond eBooks

The Guardian | Robert McCrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week, in a highly significant move whose implications will have repercussions throughout the industry, the Fleming estate announced it was licens...

The Real James Bond?

Keith Jeffery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Keith Jeffery

The British government has commissioned an authorised history of MI6. And so perhaps now we might be able judge whether the truth of British secret service matches the fiction.

John Le Carre

Telegraph | Anita Singh, Showbusiness Editor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

"I dislike Bond. I'm not sure that Bond is a spy. I think that it's a great mistake if one's talking about espionage literature to include Bond in thi...

HuffPost Review: Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's disappointing that Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel isn't a better movie. Not that it's a bad one. But, were cable standards a little less skittish, it would fit right in on the Biography channel.

Jeffery Deaver To Author New James Bond

ABC News | Mike Collett-White | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The next chapter in the life of the quintessentially English character of James Bond will be penned by U.S. author Jeffery Deaver, who believes he ha...

The Irregulars: An Engaging Bio of Roald Dahl During the War That Flags When the War Ends

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alex Remington

Jennet Conant's recent book The Irregulars is the perfect Washington summer read: it's a breezy society tale about British spying on America before and during World War II.

North by Northwest's 50th Anniversary Edition: Enduring Appeal and the Mad Men Factor

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

What can you say about a 50-year old movie? If it's by Alfred Hitchcock, and it's a classic of suspense, humor, and style, and it's influenced the best series on television, Mad Men, quite a lot.

5 Authors More Badass Than The Badass Character They Created

Cracked.com | Rohan Ramakrishnan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

if you look at the authors behind some of the most iconic heroes of all time, you find a writer who's every bit as badass. Not only did these guys ins...

A Grouch's Guide to Un-Christmas Books

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

An un-Christmas book takes place at Christmastime, but its tone, story and subject matter have nothing to do with the season. It provides perfect cover when the Noël nags accuse you of being a holiday poop.

James McAvoy Is Fleming, Ian Fleming

NYMag.com | NYMag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

James McAvoy has signed on to star as Ian Fleming in a biopic about the man who conjured up James Bond, according to Pajiba....

Another '60s Anniversary: The Ur-Action Blockbuster Goldfinger

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Though Goldfinger looks almost sedate compared to today's jittery, mashed-up action pictures, editor Peter Hunt's work 45 years ago, emphasizing fast hard cuts, was an innovation.

New Bond Film Is Attack On Imperialism (SPOILERS)

Juan Cole/NP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Liberals and conservatives alike seemed to have picked up on a distinctly anti-imperialist strain in the new Bond film "Quantum of Solace." A warning...

The Best Sean Connery Movies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

As one surveys the life and career of Sean Connery before, during and after Bond, there is an important factor to this star's success: his native shrewdness and intelligence. Quite simply, he never undervalued himself.

Remembering Ian Fleming, And James Bond, In London

New York Times | John F. Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Any writer who has struggled to "do the words" would take heart from the self-effacing assessment written for himself by Ian Fleming, the raffish Engl...