06/20/2013 08:28 am ET Updated Aug 20, 2013

5 Books That Probably Won't Be Adapted Into Movies | Mental Floss

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From director Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge-ification of The Great Gatsby to the Joss Whedon-ing of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, Hollywood has found no shortage of books to adapt to the big screen as of late. But not all authors are quick to hand over their movie rights to film producers. Here's a look at five big-time books that won't go Hollywood on us any time soon.