The Good German by Joseph Kanon

One of my picks for the Lit Flicks Challenge hosted by Jessica at The Bluestocking Society was The Good German by Joseph Kanon. First I read the book and then several weeks later I watched the movie directed by Steven Soderbergh starring George Clooney, Cate Blanchett and Tobey Maguire.  I loved the book and hated the… Continue reading The Good German by Joseph Kanon

The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

After witnessing a portion of the release party for Breaking Dawn I had to read the books for myself to understand what the big fuss was all about.  I mostly borrowed the books of a co-worker and I finished Breaking Dawn during the Labor Day weekend.  (A lot of the time I read faster than… Continue reading The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

Milos Forman

I know… I know… as you’re reading this you are probably wondering if I ever go to any author readings or if I’m just on the sidelines when movie directors come to town.  As a matter of fact, I get to do both; I just haven’t been to an author reading in a while.  Last… Continue reading Milos Forman

David Gordon Green

Last Friday (a week ago) I attended a screening of Snow Angels where the director, David Gordon Green, introduced the film and then took questions afterwards.  I often recommend his movie, Undertow, to other writers that want to get into a literary frame of mind.  Snow Angels is based on the novel of the same name written by Stewart O’Nan. … Continue reading David Gordon Green