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  • HBO makes great TV from books

    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

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  • HBO makes great TV from books

    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

  • Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life

    From Walt Whitman to Jonathan Safran Foer, Brooklyn holds a unique place in America’s literary history.
    09/15/2011 07:05 am

  • The Extra Man: movie review

    In 'The Extra Man,' Kevin Kline is terrifically entertaining without being altogether believable.
    07/30/2010 08:42 pm

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Linda Rottenberg helps people pursue dreams – and create thousands of jobs

She's chief executive of Endeavor Global, a nonprofit group that gives a leg up to budding entrepreneurs.

 
 
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