7 Classic Books Made Popular By Their Movie Adaptations

7 Classic Books Made Popular By Their Movie Adaptations

  Whenever a book becomes popular, the laws of pop culture thermodynamics ensure that it will receive a film adaptation. But what happens when a lesser-known book is enshrined in the people’s hearts by a turn in movie theaters? Option your books–they just might make it big!   “2001: A Space Odyssey” by Arthur C. Clarke   Image courtesy of Wikipedia   Clarke and Kubrick worked together on the “2001” project together, with the two men collaborating on both the film script and the novel’s manuscript. Though not as trippy or visually stunning as the film classic, “2001” is nonetheless a …

7 Essential Literary Interviews

7 Essential Literary Interviews

When we learn about an author, we understand more about his or her work. That’s why readers can’t get enough of literary interviews! Through these seven iconic interviews, some of history’s greatest authors and poorest liars stay with us forever. These captured moments are each required reading (or listening/viewing) for any true fan of literature. Raymond Chandler, 1958 (Interviewed by Ian Fleming) Part 2; Part 3; Part 4 This is a two-for-one deal, because legendary crime writer Raymond Chandler is being interviewed by spy novelist extraordinaire Ian Fleming. The conversation between the two men is fascinating. This is also the only known recording of Raymond …