S04E04: “How 52 Literary Gems Became Films We Love”

Love the movie? Read the book before it’s banned! In this episode, host Sandra Abrams chats with Kristen Lopez, author of “But Have You Read the Book? 52 Literary Gems That Inspired Our Favorite Films” in association with Turner Classic Movies. Kristen knows her topic as creator of the Ticklish Business podcast and a film editor with entertainment daily, TheWrap. Film buffs will get the behind-the-scenes story of how THE THIN MAN, DUNE, and PASSING went from book to an adaptive screenplay and then beloved classic film. They also discuss the impact of the current banned book atmosphere on future screen-based works. 

Find the book wherever books are sold, including: Hachette Book Group

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