By Jessica Monk and Amanda Festa

“Be Your Own Story”: 8 Life Lessons from Literary Commencement Speeches

Brevity isn’t exactly the soul of most graduation ceremonies, and if a commencement speaker can hold you in your seat […]

White Teeth

“The wicked lie, that the past is always tense”: The Genius of Zadie Smith


The Adaption Comes Full Circle: The True Story of Philomena’s Lost Child

World War Z

Methods of Adaptation: Is Bigger Always Better?

Love on the Road

Love on the Road: An Anthology of Love and (Wander)Lust


Frozen: A Heartwarming Reimagining of “The Snow Queen”

The Desolation of Smaug

The Desolation of Smaug: A Welcome Return to Middle-Earth

Saving Mr. Banks

Fact vs. Fiction: The Wonderful World of Saving Mr. Banks

The Book Thief

The Book Thief and the Power of Storytelling

The Big Sleep

10 Must-Watch Page-to-Screen Adaptations for Film Buffs