Our round-up of Midas announcements from the week:
This week, Audible Original released the Sam Mendes-produced adaptation of David Copperfield, featuring an all-star cast including BAFTA nominated actor, Ncuti Gatwa (Sex Education) in the title role, Helena Bonham Carter (Sweeney Todd), Theo James (The White Lotus), Jessie Buckley (Chernobyl), Richard Armitage (The Hobbit), Jack Lowden (Slow Horses) and Toby Jones (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy).
This is the second in the collaboration with the Academy Award-winning director, whose first dramatization, Oliver Twist, was released by Audible last year. David Copperfield was recorded in Audible’s state-of-the-art-studio in the heart of London, as well as in the Charles Dickens Museum, bringing the sounds of the capital that inspired Dickens’ masterpieces to the fully dramatized productions using Dolby Atmos sound.
There has been yet more amazing publicity come in for Patricia Cornwell’s latest Kay Scarpetta novel Unnatural Death this week, including feature interviews in Daily Telegraph, Sunday Express and Woman’s Weekly, fascinating conversations with Patricia on Times Radio with Kait Borsay and BBC World Service Outlook and more incredible reviews for the latest thrilling instalment in the series:
“In this macabre and consuming novel, Cornwell proves once again why she is a crime writer still at the top of her game.” Zoe West, Woman’s Weekly
“Cornwell really is in a league of her own” Kay Ribeiro, Heat’s Book of the Week
Just to Land in Tokyo by Kuzma Vostrikov and Ajuan Song
Look out for Just to Land in Tokyo by Kuzma Vostrikov and Ajuan Song which is being published next week (Orange Art Foundation 7 December). Half book, half work of art, Just to Land in Tokyo is a charming New York love story about German photographer Hans and Japanese Jazz singer and bass player Yuma, whom he met while she was performing in The Blue Note Jazz Club.
Pre-order your copy here.
12 Days of Midas begins!
Every year at Midas, we unwrap the festive spirit with 12 days of all things Christmas! Today we took a deep dive into the magical world of festive adverts that have not just decked the halls but also captured our hearts.
You can read the full blog here.
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