The 50 Greatest Book Adaptations of All Time: Today in Critical Linking

In certain cases, filmmakers could use what is technically referred to as ‘movie magic’ to convert these dusty tomes into enjoyable cinematic experiences. The 50 most notable results of this occult process are hereafter detailed.

Gotta admit, I like the snark of this list of the 50 Greatest Book Adaptations of All-Time. (Though using an apostrophe correctly once in awhile would be welcome).


A college recruitment ad that made waves last year for including a scene of a couple making out in a library has been named the best university commercial of the year.

Apparently, this tv ad caused a bit of an uproar.


But this week, the site tried something different. On Wednesday, CNET published a 5,500-word story about a female social media guru in Silicon Valley who is kidnapped by a taco truck owner. The man handcuffs the woman in the back of his truck and forces her to create a social media campaign to promote his tacos.

CNET joins The Verge as tech-focused websites now publishing fiction.


Pat Conroy, whose best-selling novels include “Prince of Tides,” died Friday evening at his home in Beaufort, S.C. He was 70 years old.

Another big loss for the world of books.

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