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  1. From 'Water for Elephants' to 'At the Water's Edge': PW Talks with Sara GruenRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Publishers' Weekly

    Sara Gruen's 2006 novel, Water for Elephants created a huge buzz among independent booksellers for the tale set in a Depression-era circus that catapulted Gruen to literary stardom. Algonquin sold five million copies, a movie adaptation hit theaters in 2011, and just a few weeks ago, it was announced that the novel was being adapted into a Broadway musical.

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  2. Dean Johanesen brings on the solo swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... a book I was reading about old circus history," Johanesen explained, Sara Gruen's historical novel Water for Elephants , which led him to biographies about the Ringling Brothers and Thomas Edison and prompted him to dig even further into 1920s ...

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  3. ABA Winter Institute 2015: The First 10 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... were in short supply that first year, took note when a sales of a title from a small press, Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants (Algonquin), started increasing as a result of its exposure at the institute. In an email to booksellers, Gruen wrote, ...

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  4. North Carolina Indies Build Lists, CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... literary fiction and narrative nonfiction since 1983. Algonquin's biggest book to date is Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants , which was introduced to booksellers at ABA's first Winter Institute, in 2005, and went on to sell five million copies. The ...

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  5. 'Water for Elephants' could be adapted as a Broadway musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... married member of the company even as she also befriends a trained elephant. "I have loved Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants since it was first published and was captivated by its theatricality," Schneider said in a statement. Meanwhile, Gruen said ...

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  6. 'Water for Elephants' Musical Eyes BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Billboard

    ... by Francis Lawrence , the Fox release grosses $117 million worldwide. "I have loved Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants since it was first published and was captivated by its theatricality," said Schneider, the former Disney film executed who also ...

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  7. 'Water for Elephants' to become Broadway musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | JAM! Showbiz

    A team of producers spearheaded by former Walt Disney Studios chairman Peter Schneider and Elisabetta di Mambro have acquired the worldwide rights to 2006 novel "Water for Elephants" with the aim of developing the property as a Broadway musical. Sara Gruen's novel, about a love triangle between a circus veterinarian, a star performer and her troubled husband, also inspired the 2011 movie that starred Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson.

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  8. Water For Elephants turning into a musical four years after Reese...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Headed to Broadway: Water For Elephants turning into a musical four years after Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson starred in movie version Sara Gruen's best-selling 2006 novel has already been turned into a 2011 film starring Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson. From the silver screen to Broadway: On Monday it was revealed Water For Elephants will now be the turned into a Broadway musical 'I have loved Sara Gruen's Water for Elephants since it was first published and was captivated by its theatricality,' said Schneider, the former Disney film executed who also produced The Lion King onstage, in a statement.

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  9. 'Water for Elephants' to be stage musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | USA Today

    'Water for Elephants' to be stage musical 'Water for Elephants' to be Broadway musical Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1C7Yhh1 It looks like a stage musical based on Sara Gruen's bestselling novel Water For Elephants will soon be in the works. It was announced Monday that rights have been acquired to the book.

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  10. 'Water for Elephants' will be adapted into a musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    An elephant that knows Polish is headed for the Broadway stage: the circus romance of Water for Elephants is getting the musical treatment. Producers announced on Monday that they've acquired the rights to Sara Gruen's 2006 novel to develop it into a stage musical with Broadway goals.

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  11. Peter Schneider Acquires Broadway Rights For 'Water For Elephants'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Deadline

    Former Disney producer Peter Schneider and producing partner Elisabetta di Mambro, in association with Broadway Across America and Mehr! Entertainment, have acquired the worldwide rights to adapt Sara Gruen's best-seller Water For Elephants as a stage musical. The novel, published by Algonquin Books, has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

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  12. Circus-Set Love Story "Water for Elephants" Will Be Adapted Into Broadway MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Playbill

    "Water for Elephants," the best-selling romantic novel about forbidden love in a traveling circus, will be adapted into a Broadway musical, producers announced Jan. 26. The worldwide rights to Sara Gruen's novel were purchased by producers Peter Schneider and Elisabetta di Mambro, in association with Broadway Across America and Mehr! Entertainment. "In this Depression-era novel, young Jacob Jankowski's life is dramatically changed when he is tossed by fate onto a train that is the home of the 'Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth,'" press notes state.

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  13. Books of 2015: a preview of the highlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Age

    ... blockbuster scene, look out for Before I Go to Sleep author S. J. Watson's Second Life (Text, March) and Water for Elephants author Sara Gruen's At the Water's Edge (Allen & Unwin, June). We'll have a book from Jeffrey Archer ( Mightier than the ...

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... customers give to the store, the store gives back by hosting local authors like Sara Gruen, whose book Water for Elephants started in independent bookstores. "People want to go where they can connect with people, where they can have a good ...

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  15. National Novel Writing Month makes writing a gameRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Daily Courier

    ... ly type in the recipe of what she's eaten that day." She pointed out that some published works, such as "Water for Elephants," by Sara Gruen, were National Novel Writing Month projects.

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  16. Knowing write from wrongRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Sun Journal

    ... the years, have seen their brainchild reach print and even screen. Did you see or read Sara Gruen's "Water for Elephants"? That was conceived during a NaNoWriMo about 10 years ago. If you're one of those people who has a book in you, November is the ...

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  17. Write a bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Boulder Weekly

    ... 21 participants in 1999. In 2014, more than 400,000 people nationwide joined in on the writing frenzy. Water for Elephants is one of the success stories of NaNoWriMo. A New York Times best seller and now a major motion-picture, the historical novel ...

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  18. NaNoWriMo - Come Write InRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... away novelists. Over 250 NaNoWriMo novels have been traditionally published. They include Sara Gruen's "Water for Elephants," Erin Morgenstern's "The Night Circus," Hugh Howey's "Wool," Rainbow Rowell's "Fangirl," Jason Hough's "The Darwin ...

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  19. Pursuing the dream of writing a novel while chasing kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... own initiative to commit to their writing work and they point to publications such as Sara Gruen 's " Water for Elephants " among their arguments for the necessity of story and the success of their process. By registering on the web site, you enter ...

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  20. The Beginning of a The Enda : How to Write a Whole Novel for NaNoWriMoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... Friday traffic jams be damned. An estimated 100 published novels have ties to NaNoWriMo, including "Water for Elephants," Sara Gruen's best-seller published in 2006, and "The Night Circus," Marshfield-raised Erin Morgenstern's 2011 debut. But there ...

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