book into film

There is no doubt that 20th-century genre novels which inspire unforgettable film productions, are on collectors’ target lists. And there is no better group of novelists that continue to inspire an endless procession of films than the ones that include Stephen King, J.G. Ballard, Phillip K. Dick, Elmore Leonard, and of course, the ringer of […]

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Bibliophilia rejoice when the Academy Award winner chosen is a film adaptation of a favorite book. It is a very special year when the film that got the Best Picture award is due to receive an extra bonus of publicity and a boost in readership. 2014 is about to become a manifestation of that through the Oscar winning American […]

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Fifty years after his first movie appearance in 1962 with Dr No, James Bond has proved to be more popular than ever. Sam Mendes’s latest James Bond film, Skyfall took more than £20 million at the UK opening last weekend. With the beginning of November seeing the launch of the film in the US, expect […]

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The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

by Liz on August 2, 2012

      As the world excitedly anticipates the completion of the long awaited for film, The Hobbit, ample credit towards the remarkable rare book whose story inspired the film is certainly due. While the book is not only a classic favorite in rare book literature, it is also significantly valuable in the rare book market, which […]

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Modern Firsts – Auntie Mame

by Liz on May 21, 2012

Flamboyance, indulgence, and hilarious adventure are entertainingly amalgamated into Patrick Dennis’s much beloved rare book, Auntie Mame; an Irreverent Escapade. Through the eyes of her young nephew, Patrick, the boisterous and wildly eccentric figure Mame is sketched, and the reader is splendidly hijacked and brought aboard Mame’s wild plane ride of life of delightfully irresponsible […]

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     While the universal day of love has quickly come and gone, one sweeping, unforgettable, and indisputably unsurpassed rare love story will be with us for as long as we live: Margaret Mitchell’s Gone with the Wind. The rare book inundates the mind and senses with the eternal lines which are passionately uttered by the […]

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To a rare book lover, the film version of the story will never be as good as the book itself. But a film does offer an artistic expression that is quite different and visually enjoyable, especially when it comes to science fiction with special effects. Literary work allows the reader to use the imagination more liberally […]

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