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Dennis Lehane and Tom Perrotta on taking novels "From Page to Screen" at Boston Book Festival 2010 [podcast]
Every book festival needs legendary dudes like DENNIS LEHANE and TOM PERROTTA -- the kinds of authors whose stories are famous even to people who...
| October 28, 2010
I know what you're thinking: " Another Emma ? Didn't we just have a bushel of Jane Austen adaptations for TV?" Well, WGBH did give us four new Austens, but that was all the way back in 2008, a Jane-ite eternity.
The new BBC/WGBH Emma gets a 10
| January 15, 2010
Video: Nick Hornby on Slam, the Sox, Tony Hawk, and Time Traveling
Thanks to Brookline Booksmith for hosting the Nick Hornby reading Just to make sure, we decided to...
| October 29, 2007
The NY Times noticed the recent commercialization of Jane Austen on Sunday: How did this early-19th...
| July 30, 2007
Breaking: HARRY POTTER THEME PARK
We can't stop OMG-ing over these amazing graphic renderings of what will soon become The Wizarding W...
| June 01, 2007
FINAL Harry Potter out 7/21
Dig on this: J.K. Rowling's final installment for the HP series, titled Harry Potter and the Deathly...
| February 01, 2007
Frequent readers of this literary blog know that we are somewhat, ehem, fixated and irrevocably OBSE...
| November 17, 2006
Don't Playa Hate. Appreciate.
Given that sequels have become almost more common than originals, it’s no wonder that MICHAEL TOLK...
| October 24, 2006
Tough Choices: John Moe or Lois Lowry?
Morgan Spurlock did it with Super Size Me and later 30 Days on FX. Now, rather than gorging on McD...
| October 23, 2006
We Suck Young Blood: Elizabeth Kostova & Augusten Burroughs
Right. First things first, here's your readings option for tomorrow: Mrs. Dracula ELIZABETH KOSTOV...
| October 18, 2006
Infinite Jest turns 10
A 10th anniversary edition of David Foster Wallace’s juggernaut of a novel Infinite Jest is being re...
| October 05, 2006
Every Day Is Saturday: Peter Ellenby's Photo Book, Jennifer Egan, Hermione Granger
A few snippets for your Monday afternoon: Via Pitchfork:The list of bands Peter Ellenby has photogr...
| October 02, 2006
Alex McAuley's Summer Love: Avril Lavigne & Kristen Cavalleri?
The author of YA fave Bad Girls, Alex McAuley, has a new...
| August 07, 2006
The Namesake Trailer
"Ashima never thinks of her husband's name when she thinks of her husband, even though she knows ...
| August 03, 2006
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