Category Archives: The Book

Water for Elephants nominated for Satellite Awards & People’s Choice Awards!

Kicking off the award season is the International Press Academy’s 16th Golden Satellite Awards. Water for Elephants has been nominated for 3 categories! Best Original Score Best Art Direction Best Costume Design Congratulations to James Newton Howard, Jack Fisk, David … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with Algonquin Books Executive Editor Chuck Adams

After attending the red carpet premiere of Water for Elephants in New York City, I was invited to attend the screening with the Algonquin Books family in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on April 21. I attended the private screening with … Continue reading

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‘Water for Elephants’ is #1 on The New York Times Bestseller List for the 9th Consecutive Week

Congratulations to Water for Elephants author Sara Gruen and publisher Algonquin Books for maintaining the #1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List for Paperback Trade Fiction for the 9th consecutive week in a row! Algonquin Books confirmed sales statistics … Continue reading

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New international ‘Water for Elephants’ movie tie-in cover

The international poster will now serve as the cover of the international movie tie-in version! The book will be available April 14th.  Click HERE to pre-order Water for Elephants from AmazonUK for £3.99 Additionally, the book can be purcahsed at … Continue reading

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Water For Elephants production notes

This scoop from RPlife was very emotional for me. It’s no surprise we love Robert Pattinson around here but blogging about this film for over a year now, we are intensely attached to all aspects of filming. These production notes … Continue reading

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Water for Elephants movie tie-in is available! Who wants one?

It’s March 1st and Water for Elephants is now available for purchase with an all-new movie tie-in cover!!! Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants was first released in 2006 and spent 12 weeks on New York Times Bestseller hardcover list. It has … Continue reading

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NPR talks 2011 books-into-films: Reese + Rob + Tai = ‘Water For Elephants’ success!

From NPR: Your 2011 Books-Into-Films Lineup, From ‘Eyre’ To ‘Water’ To ‘Desert’ Water For Elephants (April 22) The Book: A runaway bestseller, Sara Gruen’s historical novel centers on circus worker Jacob Jankowski and the eclectic cast of characters working for … Continue reading

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Writers for The Red Cross Auctions a Sara Gruen Swag Pack!

 Here’s a great opportunity to donate to a great cause and score signed Sara Gruen books, including the movie tie-in edition Water for Elephants, as well as a signed-by-Sara movie poster!!! Head over to Writers for The Red Cross for details! … Continue reading

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BOOK: French version of ‘Water For Elephants’ movie tie-in edition

We knew the front but we’ve never seen the back! Lovely! Can’t wait for March 1st. Keep your eyes peeled for a special post on Monday about our excellent, elephant adventure and announcing an exciting giveaway we’re hosting with Algonquin … Continue reading

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Video: Entertainment Tonight takes us behind the scenes of Water for Elephants

A picture is worth a thousand swoons? That’s how I thought that went… Entertainment Tonight put on a spectacle of its own while showcasing the wildly anticipated Water for Elephants on this evening’s show. The segment features interviews with Robert … Continue reading

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