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The Miniature Worlds That Came before WELCOME TO MARWEN

Editor’s note: With the Robert Zemeckis/Steve Carell movie Welcome to Marwen officially opening today, we thought it was a good time to revisit Booklist Executive Editor Keir Graff’s 2015 essay about Mark Hogancamp’s Marwencol and other “worlds in miniature.” Worlds in Miniature: Elgin Park, Marwencol, and Synecdoche, New York By Keir Graff Last year, I finally […]

Six Blockbuster Books on the Big Screen

Six Blockbuster Books on the Big Screen

In a season often dominated by explosion-heavy action flicks and Transformers sequels, we look forward to watching these acclaimed novels and memoirs make their silver-screen debuts. Smuggle a paperback in with your movie snacks and head to the theatre for these adaptations. On Chesil Beach (May 18) Ian McEwan wrote the screenplay of his bestselling novella, […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: INK & PAINT

This week, BTT is proud to present a gorgeous trailer for Mindy Johnson’s Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney’s Animation (Disney Editions). In her lavishly illustrated, large-format volume, Johnson, an award-winning author and cinematic historian, chronicles the numerous contributions women have made to Disney animation. The biographies range from Walt Disney’s wife, Lillian, to the […]

The Ten Best Mystery and Suspense Films of All Time (According to One Critic, Anyway)

The Ten Best Mystery and Suspense Films of All Time (According to One Critic, Anyway)

Everybody loves a good top ten list—just ask David Letterman. But selecting only 10 of the best mystery and suspense films ever produced is quite a challenge. After all, I could easily have put at least five movies—if not more—by Alfred Hitchcock on the list, not to mention all those superb BBC and PBS mystery […]

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