Tuesday, December 18th, 2012...1:35 pm
Read the Book Then See the Movie
Are you planning on some movie watching over the Winter break? According to Chasing the Frog.com an average of thirty books are made into movies each year. The John Tyler Community College libraries have many titles that have found their way onto the big screen. Check out some of these items and let us know: Which is better the movie or the book?
- Coriolanus(William Shakespeare)
Betrayal and revenge set in ancient Rome.
- Perks of being a wallflower(Stephen Chbosky)
A coming of age story told in letters to a friend.
- Great Gatsby(F. Scott Fitzgerald)
New money vs. old in during the roaring twenties.
- The Hobbit(J.R. R. Tolkien)
Bilbo’s adventure sets the stage for Lord of the Rings.
- Anna Karenina(Leo Tolstoy)
Scandalizing Russian society Anna falls in love with the dashing Count Vronsky.
From Team of Rivals(Doris Kearns Goodwin)
- Les Miseŕables (Victor Hugo)
The tale of convict Jean-Valjean set in pre-revolutionary France.