Harvey Keitel joins cast of upcoming Sky and Peacock Original Drama, The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Academy Award nominee Harvey Keitel (The Irishman, Youth) to play lead role as the modern-day Lale Sokolov in the Sky and Peacock television adaptation of the globally bestselling novel, The Tattooist of Auschwitz, by Heather Morris, produced by Synchronicity Films in association with Sky Studios. The Tattooist of Auschwitz is inspired by the heart-breaking true-life story of Lale and Gita Sokolov. Lale (Jonah Hauer-King) arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1942, and shortly after arrival, he was made one of the tätowierer (tattooists), charged to ink identification numbers onto fellow prisoners’ arms. One day, he meets Gita (Anna Próchniak) when tattooing her prisoner number on her arm. They experience love at first…
Jonah Hauer-King, Anna Próchniak, Melanie Lynskey, and Jonas Nay star in upcoming Sky and Peacock Original drama, The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Hauer-King and Próchniak to play lead roles as Lale Sokolov and Gita Furman, with Lynskey set to star as author, Heather Morris, and Nay as Stefan Baretzki in the limited event series produced by Synchronicity Films. Award-winning Tali Shalom-Ezer on board to direct the heavily anticipated drama.Claire Mundell and Jacquelin Perske Executive Produce. With over 12m copies of the novel sold globally, Sky and Peacock today reveal that Jonah Hauer-King (Little Women, World on Fire) and Anna Próchniak (Baptiste, Warsaw 44) are set to take up the lead roles of Lale Sokolov and Gita Furman, in the Sky and Peacock Original adaptation and Synchronicity Films production of The Tattooist of…
Heather Morris brings another powerful and transcendent true story to life: Sisters under the Rising Sun
Internationally bestselling phenomenon Heather Morris brings another powerful and transcendent true story to life: the women imprisoned by the Japanese during WWII and their astonishing courage and determination to survive. Zaffre, the adult fiction imprint of Zaffre Publishing Group at Bonnier Books UK, is thrilled to announce Sisters under the Rising Sun, the phenomenal new novel of resilience and survival from internationally bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz, Heather Morris. It was acquired by Margaret Stead, Publisher at Zaffre and Manilla Press, in a two-book deal with World All Language Rights. Sisters under the Rising Sun will be published this September in hardback, eBook and audio and supported by…
Sky announce ‘major adaptation’ of The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Sky has announced its largest ever slate of new programming at their Up Next 2022 event. Amongst the new titles announced was a major adaptation of my bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz. I am so thrilled that Sky TV, with Synchronicity Films, are adapting The Tattooist of Auschwitz. It’s a dream come true. I am one very happy author!
Heather Morris to tour Europe
Heather Morris will be in Europe this summer, touring to celebrate the paperback publication of Three Sisters in the UK (June 9th) and meet fans and readers. A number of events will be taking place so keep an eye on the Events page or join the Readers’ Club to find out more.
Holocaust Memorial Day 2022
Today marks Holocaust Memorial Day around the world. I am, as ever, thinking of the incredible people who have shared their stories with me. Lale, Gita, Livia, Magda, Cibi and their families – your stories have changed my life and the world. To mark this day with you, my wonderful readers, I am finally able to share with you a beautiful new short film I have been working on, The Story of Three Sisters. Last year, four generations gathered in Israel to take part in the wedding of one of Livia’s grandchildren. They also took time to mark the release of Livia, Magda and Cibi’s story, as reimagined in Three Sisters. Together, they celebrated once more the courage, resilience and love of these women, which is an inspiration…
Three Sisters is now a Global bestseller
Three Sisters is now a global bestseller. The incredible story of the Meller sisters has captivated readers, with over 250,000 copies sold already and charting in Australia, America and the UK.
Three Sisters makes the weekly Top 10 Fiction Bestseller List
In it’s first week of release in Australia, Three Sisters made the weekly Top 10 Fiction Bestseller list as reported on BetterReading.com.au! Taken from sales around the country as recorded by the Neilson Book Scan service, Three Sisters landed at the #8 spot straight out of the gate! Thank you to all of Heather’s Australian readers! See the full list on the Better Reading site here. Want to get your own copy of Three Sisters? Get your copy here.
Three Sisters debuts at #12 on the New York Times Bestseller List
In it’s first week of release in the USA in hardcover, Three Sisters debuted on the prestigious New York Times Bestseller List for Hardcover Fiction in the number 12 spot! Thank you to all of Heather’s US readers and all the US publishing team! See the full list on the New York Times site: https://www.nytimes.com/books/best-sellers/2021/10/24/hardcover-fiction/ Want to get your own copy of Three Sisters? Get your copy here.
Three Sisters now available globally
Three Sisters has now published globally with Australia, New Zealand and the United States leading the way in early October, shortly followed by the UK and Ireland in mid-October. The new novel from Heather Morris is based on the incredible true story of the Meller sisters: Livia, Magda and Cibi. When Livia’s son Oded was travelling to Israel he bought an edition of The Tattooist of Auschwitz which he then shared with his ema (mother) on arrival in Israel. Immediately Livia realised she knew the people in the story – she had lived down the road from Gita and had gone to school with her. The family reached out to…