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Bono Announces Surrender Book Tour

U2 lead singer Bono is preparing to tour to promote his upcoming memoir Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story. “In these shows I’ve got some stories to sing, and some songs to tell,” Bono said in a statement. “Plus I want to have some fun presenting my ME-moir, Surrender, which is really more of a WE-moir if I think of all the people who helped me get from there to here.” Surrender releases on November 1, 2022, the day before his 14-date tour kicks off in New York City. Tickets for the tour are on sale October 7th.

The Rings of Power Season 2 Starts Production in the U.K.

Amazon’s The Rings of Power has started filming its next season at Bray Studios, just outside London. The first season was filmed in New Zealand over a stretch of 18 months, but for the second season, Amazon is moving production to the United Kingdom. Production has also announced that a new character will be joining the ensemble cast. That character is Círdan, one of the oldest and wisest of the elves. Casting for Círdan has yet to be announced.

AMC Releases Teaser Trailer for Mayfair Witches Series

Following the premiere of its series adaptation of Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, AMC has released the teaser trailer for its next Anne Rice adaptation: Mayfair Witches. The series will star Alexandra Daddario, Harry Hamlin, and Annabeth Gish. Jack Huston was also recently added to the cast to play the shape-shifting Lasher. Mayfair Witches premieres on AMC+ in early 2023.

Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read July-September 2022

Rioters share the great books they’ve read last quarter, from new releases and upcoming reads to backlist picks.