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How do you compress a complicated novel into a two-hour, cinema-friendly format? The answer, most often, is: you can't. A better solution for many authors is to have their books turned into HBO series. The end result is often an in-depth adaptation – with story and characters intact – that would have been impossible get at the multiplex. Here are some of the best-known books that have been turned into successful HBO series – with many more to come.
12/19/2011 03:53 pm
From Walt Whitman to Jonathan Safran Foer, Brooklyn holds a unique place in America’s literary history.
09/15/2011 07:05 am
In 'The Extra Man,' Kevin Kline is terrifically entertaining without being altogether believable.
07/30/2010 08:42 pm