The blood of The Cabin in the Woods: The Official Visual Companion

This companion to Joss Whedon's creepy, sci-fi, horror flick, The Cabin in the Woods, gives fans a fantastic inside look at the enigmatic film.

Sci-fi publisher Tor Books says it's scrapping DRM

Tom Doherty Associates - best known for its Tor science fiction imprint - has announced plans to scrap digital rights management (DRM) in the US and UK.

Tor and Forge sci-fi e-books ditch DRM

Most of us can probably agree that no matter what you are buying, DRM is little more than an annoyance.

James Bond is back in books and games

When James Bond hit the silver screen in 1962, everyone wanted to be a spy. The danger, the Cold War intrigue, the gadgets, the women, it all looked so exciting. 

The deductions of Sherlock Holmes on Screen

Sherlock Holmes on Screen: The Complete Film and Television History is a well researched guide to every television and film adaptation of Sherlock Holmes up until last year. 

Final Nolan Batman film novelization announced

Titan Books has announced that it will be publishing an adaptation of Warner Bros. upcoming Batman trilogy conclusion, The Dark Knight Rises.

The perfect engravings of Blood on the Mink

Blood on the Mink was originally written over 50 years ago, when it appeared, under the pseudonym Ray McKensie, in the final issue of Trapped Detective Story Magazine, one of the last remaining pulp magazines.

Exclusive: The Blood on the Mink

Next month, Titan Books is publishing Blood on the Mink, a 'lost' novel penned by sci-fi master Robert Silverberg.

Day of the Triffids readaptation in development

It’s been over a year since Sam Raimi, the famous creator of the Evil Dead franchise, purchased the film rights to The Day of the Triffids.

Harry Potter author clinches deal for next novel

Little Brown Book Group (LBBG) has clinched a deal to publish J.K.Rowling’s next novel, which the company says will be for adult audiences.

Doctor Who books coming to American markets

Penguin UK and Diamond Book Distributors have confirmed they will soon begin selling Doctor Who books in North America.

In-canon blog appears for Hunger Games film

A new tumblr blog - which is being written in-canon for the upcoming Hunger Games adaptation - went live this week.

Game of Thrones season 2 goes live on April 1

HBO has confirmed that season 2 of its wildly popular Game of Thrones series will kick off on April 1, 2012.

The dystopian worlds of Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas - the latest Wachowski project - depicts the complex threads of a story spread across multiple centuries.

The black blood of The Hammer Vault

In the 1950’s, horror cinema was still in its infancy, and at the top of that game was Hammer Films.

Google Books adds 250,000 volumes through British Library deal

Google's persuaded the British Library to give it access to a quarter of a million out-of-copyright books for its Google Books digital library project.

Judge rejects Google's plans for world's biggest library

Google's attempt to create a massive digital library has been stymied by a New York federal judge, who's rejected the deal struck between the company and groups representing authors and publishers.

ION launches 'book-ripping' device

Ion Audio, best-known for producing products to help music lovers transfer tracks from vinyl to CD, has released a product promising to do the equivalent for books.

Google launches tool tracking cultural trends

Google and Harvard University have launched a searchable database of over five million books - about four percent of all books that have ever been printed.

Ebooks are slower to read than paper, survey shows

Reading an ebook is substantially slower than reading a standard paper version, according to a study.