Since the beginnings of film, literature has played a significant role in developing the medium. Adaptations are everywhere, but here are some literary tales that we hope inspire more stories on the silver screen.
From life changing new ways of eating, to learning to let go of the things that hold us back, these titles are sure to both inspire and ignite your heart and soul to begin making real and doable lifestyle changes, keeping you living longer and healthier.
Four men who meet as college roommates move to New York and spend the next three decades gaining renown in their professions -- as an architect, painter, actor and lawyer -- and struggling with demons in their intertwined personal lives.
I was mesmerized not only by the gorgeousness of Virginia Woolf's prose but by the fluidity of the narrator's movement, the seamless way my attention was carried from one consciousness to another, the elegant subjectivity of the content.
Grace Jones -- a "deluxe triple threat" (singer, model, actress) -- dedicates an entire chapter of her expansive new biography, I'll Never Write My Memoirs, to her infamous reputation for being late. It's Chapter 11, named "Delay."
"Wrenching, as befits the grim subject matter, but also tender, touching and at times unexpectedly funny." Talented, versatile Donoghue (The Sealed Letter, 2008, etc.) relates a searing tale of survival and recovery, in the voice of a five-year-old boy.
What is it like to be childless as a Jew, when the very first Jewish commandment is to be fruitful and multiply (Genesis 1:28) and scripture likens the childless to the dead? What is it like to be childless in Israel, a country that values children above all, as a supreme value?
Delancey is the memoir of a young woman's decision to open a restaurant with her husband in Seattle. Picking it up from my bookshelf, I was expecting to find the kind of feel-good but ultimately frivolous narrative that often characterizes writings on food. I was wrong.
David and I were honored to host a party for documentary filmmaker and writer Leslie Zemeckis' latest book, Goddess of Love Incarnate: The Life of Stripteuse Lili St. Cyr.
As a rule, printed words stay on the page and music stays in the air. But every once in a while you come across a truly gifted writer who can make their sentences sing. Experience some of that magic with these eleven books that take classical music as their inspiration.
The winners of the 2015 Kirkus Prize in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young Readers' Literature will be announced on October 15, 2015.
This is an anthology that demands to be read again and again for its sheer ambition, scope and quiet power. The NEST Collective is to be commended for putting together such a thrilling and vital addition to the global LGBT literary canon.
The greatest examples of the genre provide not only the pleasures of a gripping, whodunit plot, but they are also an examination of complex psychology and civilization when the tranquility of everyday life has been shattered.
Greatness often breeds controversy. This has been the case for acclaimed books throughout history. Harry Potter for its glorification of witchcraft, Go Ask Alice for its depiction of harrowing teen drug use, and Brave New World for its unsettling vision of the future, but we love them anyway.
Bonnie MacBird 'found' Art in the Blood - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, as a manuscript hidden in a forgotten tome of Victorian medical lore, and has brought us another adventure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, as narrated by his companion, Dr. John Watson.
You blazed through Gone Girl. You ran out and bought Sharp Objects and Dark Places and read them in two sleepless nights. Now your sleepless nights are spent yearning for another Gillian Flynn book.