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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you.

Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. April 2017 edition

April 06, 2017

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times—the book was better! There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


“Luck is believing you’re lucky.” —Tennessee Williams

Spotlight on Literary Birthdays: Tennessee Williams

March 23, 2017

Thomas Lanier “Tennessee” Williams was born on March 26th, 1911 to Cornelius and Edwina Williams. His childhood will ring familiar to those who know his work; abusive, unstable and steeped in Southern tradition.


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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. March 2017 edition

March 04, 2017

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Several Oscar aware statuettes lined up

The 2017 Academy Awards

February 24, 2017

The 89th Academy Awards celebration will be held on Sunday, February 26th. This year, films based on books were included in nearly every award category. In fact, 5 of the 9 films up for Best Picture were adapted from books!


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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. February 2017 edition

February 06, 2017

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. January 2017 edition

January 05, 2017

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. December 2016 edition

December 09, 2016

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. November 2016 edition

November 09, 2016

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


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Read it First! Film adaptations headed to theatres near you. October 2016 edition

October 07, 2016

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - the book was better. There's nothing like debating the differences between a favorite book and its translation to the screen.


Illustration shows a person reading a book with their fist up

Books on Trial: Banned Books Week

September 25, 2016

"Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Ammendment.


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