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Great Books on the Big Screen

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Great Books on the Big Screen

Winter is the perfect time to hit the movies: the theater provides respite from the cold, it’s the perfect family escape in between holiday meals and...
This Week in Page to Screen: Brave New World, Syfy, Amy Schumer, and More

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This Week in Page to Screen: Brave New World, Syfy, Amy Schumer, and More

It’s been a big week for page-to-screen adaptations, so buckle up, book nerds! First off, we’ve got Steven Spielberg, already hard at work on...
When Your Book Becomes a Movie: A Talk with Stephen Amidon

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When Your Book Becomes a Movie: A Talk with Stephen Amidon

American author Stephen Amidon’s dark slice of Americana, Human Capital, caught the attention of Italian director Paolo Virzì, whose film version, Il...

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Here Are the Books Hitting the Big Screen in 2015

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Here Are the Books Hitting the Big Screen in 2015

If it weren’t for books, movie theaters would be a whole lot less interesting. From The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, to Gone Girl, to Unbroken, the most...

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5 Reasons Only Paul Thomas Anderson Could’ve Adapted Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice

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5 Reasons Only Paul Thomas Anderson Could’ve Adapted Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice

The novels of Thomas Pynchon have generally been considered unfilmable. Dense, chaotic, cerebral—Pynchon’s oeuvre is composed of novels that don’t...
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Rebuilds the Mockingjay From the Boots Up

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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 Rebuilds the Mockingjay From the Boots Up

If the Hob still existed, everyone (read: Greasy Sae) would be gossiping about whether or not they can survive Mockingjay being chopped in half for the...
Why You Should Read Before I Go to Sleep Before It Hits Theaters

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Why You Should Read Before I Go to Sleep Before It Hits Theaters

Sleep, for most of us, is the perfect ally. There’s no one I’d rather see at the end of a long day than Mr. Sandman. But what if the peace of...
5 Facts About The Princess Bride We Learned From As You Wish

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5 Facts About The Princess Bride We Learned From As You Wish

If there is a universal cultural touchstone in this fractured world, it is, perhaps, The Princess Bride. Between the ever-quotable Rob Reiner movie and...
A Relentless Thriller Moves from Page to Screen in Dennis Lehane’s The Drop

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A Relentless Thriller Moves from Page to Screen in Dennis Lehane’s The Drop

Fans of author Dennis Lehane know that his novels are smart, sharp page-turners. They’re thickly plotted, laced with violence, and frequently...
Why You Must Pack All the Kleenex Before Seeing If I Stay in Theaters Tonight

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Why You Must Pack All the Kleenex Before Seeing If I Stay in Theaters Tonight

WE CAME, WE SAW, WE ALMOST DETACHED OUR TONSILS TRYING NOT TO CRY. For those of you who haven’t read Gayle Forman’s If I Stay, the film...
4 Reasons to Reread (or Read!) Gone Girl Before Seeing the Movie

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4 Reasons to Reread (or Read!) Gone Girl Before Seeing the Movie

Spoiler Alert: If you have not yet read this deliciously evil book, stop after this paragraph. But first, while I have you here, person who has not read...

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12 Reasons We Hope Rainbow Rowell’s Landline Gets the Big-Screen Treatment

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12 Reasons We Hope Rainbow Rowell’s Landline Gets the Big-Screen Treatment

When Rainbow Rowell comes out with a new book, we don’t wait around for it to come out in paperback. We want to have it in our hands ten minutes ago....

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