Quick Picks from CMCL

May 13, 2013

Books to Film – Spring Edition!

Filed under: Books to Film — lauradebacle @ 8:00 am

Check out these books that inspired current feature films:

Great GatsbyIn theaters now:

Admission by Jean Hanff Korelitz – A Princeton University admissions officer must come to terms with her past.

The Company You Keep by Neil Gordon – Isabel Montgomery starts to receive emails from her father, a man who had abandoned her in a hotel room ten years ago when his past finally caught up with him. Isabel discovers that her father adopted a false identity in the hope of avoiding murder charges for a robbery gone wrong in 1974. Now, tracked down by a young newspaper reporter in search of a story, he must abandon years of safe underground life in an attempt to exonerate himself.

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – Jay Gatsby had once loved beautiful, spoiled Daisy Buchanan, then lost her to a rich boy. Now, mysteriously wealthy, he is ready to risk everything to woo her back.

Coming to theaters in June:

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare – Depicts the humorous mishaps which follow when young Claudio is duped into believing his fiancee has been unfaithful.

World War Z: An oral history of the zombie war by Max Brooks – An account of the decade-long conflict between humankind and hordes of the predatory undead is told from the perspective of dozens of survivors who describe in their own words the epic human battle for survival.

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