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The Wicked Art of Memoir Making

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 01.08.2012 | Books
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

Memoirs are often written by the spurned lover, the abused child, the disenfranchised group member. Some memoir writers haven't dealt with their pasts, using the print medium to get even.

Fifteen of This Millennium's Top Novels

Dave Astor | Posted 10.29.2011 | Books
Dave Astor

These aren't necessarily the best novels of the past 11 years, because there are acclaimed books I've yet to read.

Which Book Adaptation Attracted The Most Complaints In 2010?

guardian.co.uk | Ben Child | Posted 08.14.2011 | Books

Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones was last year's most complained about movie, according to the British Board of Film Classification, the body which cl...

Teen Fiction And The Dead Narrator Trope

The Guardian | Alison Flood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

An 18-year-old girl who dies in a car crash, only to relive her final day again and again; a 15-year-old who's aging backwards in another dimension af...

The Lovely Bones: Half of a Good Movie, Then a Slow-Motion Mess

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alex Remington

Coming off of the failed negotiations for him to direct The Hobbit, The Lovely Bones seemed like a strange sideways turn for Peter Jackson. Frankly, he isn't able to find the right tone.

'Lovely Bones' Movie Is 'Disappointing Adaptation' Of The Alice Sebold Novel

San Jose Mercury News | Randy Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the disappointing adaptation of "The Lovely Bones," director Peter Jackson runs wild with the CGI, a ludicrous decision that sucks the emotion out ...