Articles from %2 January, 2017

Don Cheadle Tackling Story of Wall Street's First Black Millionaire (The Hollywood Reporter, Exclusive)

"Cheadle is reteaming with his 'Miles Ahead' scribe Steven Baigelman as he plans to star in and produce the adaptation of Shane White's biography 'Prince of Darkness.' ..."

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The 2017 Pulitzer Prize Finalist in History, Finalist:
New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America, by Wendy Warren (Liveright/W.W. Norton)

For a groundbreaking study that alters our view of history by showing how deeply embedded slavery became in 17th-century northern colonies.

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Political historian and Hamilton scholar, Yale Professor Joanne Freeman's THE FIELD OF BLOOD, which chronicles the previously unknown congressional fistfights, duels, and threats that paved the way to the Civil War, and HUNTING FOR HAMILTON, a concise book filled with little-known stories and anecdotes, which will bring this complex, all-too-human Founder and his times to life by exploring Hamilton's relationships with the key people in his life, to Alex Star at Farrar, Straus, in a major deal, at auction, by Wendy Strothman at The Strothman Agency (World English).

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BEST SELLERS-- Young Adult E-Book

A version of this list appears in the January 8, 2017 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings reflect sales for the week ending December 24, 2016.

#2). NEW THIS WEEK -- MY LADY JANE
by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows (HarperTeen)

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