Critical Linking: May 2, 2015

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Tour the most extraordinary bookshops across the globe, from a hidden gem on Santorini to a repurposed church in The Netherlands.

I haven’t seen some of these bookstores before and now I would like to go visit them in person.

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What is often overlooked in discussions of the Hitchcock legacy is his mastery of adaptation. The works of Alfred Hitchcock are built on a literary foundation. Many of his most famous films – and nearly all of his greatest – are adaptations. In honor of the Master of Suspense, let’s have a look at a few of the best.

Are these Hitchcock’s best literary adaptations?

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Netflix is turning Dr. Seuss’s classic Green Eggs and Ham into a 13-episode binge-able cartoon series, according to Deadline. Ellen DeGeneres is attached to executive-produce the project, along with Warner Bros. Animation, David Dobkin, Mike Karz, Jeff Kleeman, and Jared Stern.

 

I’m curious how they’ll make this into a 13-episode cartoon series.

 

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