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DRACULA First Look: Today In Books

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Dracula First Look

Netflix and the BBC have adapted Bram Stoker’s Dracula into a TV series with the creators of Sherlock, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, driving the project. And here’s your first bloody look at Claes Bang as Dracula.

Inspector Salvo Montalbano’s Creator Dies At 93

Sicilian author Andrea Camilleri, known for his detective series starring inspector Salvo Montalbano, passed away in Rome this week. Learn more about his life and the role his books took in changing people’s views on Sicily here.

Publisher Accused Of Ripping Off Best-Seller

A recent UK book, We Need To Talk About Race by Ben Lindsay, has too similar a title and cover to the best-seller Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge for many’s liking. Reni Eddo-Lodge: “recognises that imitation and comparison title and covers are core to publishing’s business model … this close imitation is a missed opportunity for what has the potential to be a fresh take on an old problem.”