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  • Oscar nominees owe debt to books

    Oscar nominees owe debt to books
    The Oscar nominees for best picture owe a huge debt to books -- and the creativity of authors. Most of the top films are screen versions of tales that were woven by printed words (or digitized versions).
  • Giving "Les Miz" a miss

    An ambitious bookworm in my youth, I once started Victor Hugo's Les Miserables. It was on a recommended-reading list. I ground to a halt a few pages in and discarded the recommended-reading list. I have never seen the musical and have never consciously...

    Golden Globe nominees owe debt to books

    Golden Globe nominees owe debt to books
    The Golden Globe nominees have a heavy literary bent this year, with a large number of adaptations featured in the key categories. Just consider the two "best picture" categories, which draw from novels and non-fiction books that have topped the best-...

    Book adaptations are big winners at Oscars

    Book adaptations are big winners at Oscars
    To find the inspiration behind the actors, actresses and others who hoisted Oscars last night, look no further than the works in your nearest library, bookstore or e-reader. The big winners were drawn from characters in adaptations that ranged from a mid-...

    Modern-day Paris is a lot like she remembers it, and a lot different

    Modern-day Paris is a lot like she remembers it, and a lot different
    In a twist on Caesar's "Veni, vedi, vici" (I came, I saw, I conquered.), the French writer Victor Hugo wrote: "Veni, vedi, vixi. (I came, I saw, I lived.) Either way, I went to Paris, I saw everything possible in a week, I conquered any apprehension...