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on 3 May 2010 03:50

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From page to silver screen (paperback version)

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1. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Ever... - Elizabeth Gilbert_III
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2. The Road - Cormac McCarthy
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3. The Time Traveler's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger
Seen and read


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4. Angels & Demons (Robert Langdon, Book 1) - Dan Brown_II
Seen...will never read

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5. The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
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6. Atonement - Ian McEwan
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7. Into The Wild - Jon Krakauer
Seen...on my list to read


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8. No Country for Old Men - Cormac McCarthy
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9. Hannibal Rising - Thomas Harris
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10. The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, Book 2) - Dan Brown_II
Seen...will never read

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11. Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (Internatio... - Patrick Suskind
Seen and read


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12. Everything is Illuminated - Jonathan Safran Foer
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13. The More Than Complete Hitchhikers Guide - Douglas Adams
Seen both versions and read


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14. Taking Lives - Michael Pye
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15. Along Came a Spider - James Patterson_II
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16. Red Dragon - Thomas Harris
Seen and read


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17. The Queen Of The Damned (Turtleback School &... - Anne Rice
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18. American Psycho - Bret Easton Ellis
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19. All the Pretty Horses - Cormac McCarthy
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20. Where the Heart Is (Oprah's Book Club) - Billie Letts
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21. The Green Mile: The Complete Serial Novel - Stephen King
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22. Hannibal - Thomas Harris
Seen and read (one of the only times I can say the film ending is better than the book!)

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23. Angela's Ashes - Frank McCourt
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24. Fight Club: A Novel (Duplicate) - Chuck Palahniuk
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25. The Bone Collector - Jeffery Deaver
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26. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Jou... - Hunter S. Thompson
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27. Apt Pupil: Different Seasons Tie In - Stephen King
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28. Eaters of the Dead: The Manuscript of Ibn Fa... - Michael Crichton
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29. Kiss the Girls (Alex Cross) - James Patterson_II
Seen and tried to read but stopped halfway through (poorly written soft core rape...we know what James Patterson gets off on)

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30. The Shawshank Redemption - Stephen King
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31. The Basketball Diaries - Jim Carroll
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32. The Client - John Grisham
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33. Interview with the Vampire - Anne Rice
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34. The Stand (The Complete and Uncut Edition) - Stephen King
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35. Schindler's List - Thomas Keneally
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36. Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors - Piers Paul Read
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37. The House of the Spirits - Isabel Allende
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38. The Power of One - Bryce Courtenay
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39. The Silence of the Lambs (Hannibal Lecter) - Thomas Harris
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40. Misery - Stephen King
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41. IT - Stephen King
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42. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
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43. Pet Sematary - Stephen King
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44. The Body - Stephen King
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45. The Shining - Stephen King
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46. Carrie - Stephen King
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You know--the kind of books that pompous literary profs would deem unfit for the literary canon, and that may or may not make some pretty good movies.

There are SO many that I have limited the field to only the ones that I have either seen or read. Sorry, but this list could get monstrous!

This started out as a series of three lists...literature, paperback, and children. However, I found another, much better done children's list by ♥ CHANi, and so I'm including the link here, with the literature version.

Kid's Book Adaptations by ♥ CHANi
From Page to Silver Screen (literature version)

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Comments

Posted: 4 years ago at Jul 7 17:29
Good list,but I don't understand why won't you ever read Dan Brown's books?They are the best books in my opinion,my fav one is Angels and Demons and the second fav is The Da Vinci Code but I read all of his books.I haven't seen the movies yet but I heard that they weren't so good.The main characther,Robert Langdon has nothing to do with Tom Hanks,they're two different worlds.Tom Hanks is a good actor,but was a bad choice for this role in my opinion.Sorry for the long comment,except that thing it's a good list and you got my vote :)

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