History of the dystopian genre in literature
Recently, such works as" the Hunger games " have created a huge furor in society, especially among those members who are interested in dystopian books. But we have read dystopias…

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Terry Pratchett's Discworld tour
One of the main "storytellers" of our time, Terry Pratchett is dead for several years, but his books continue to occupy high places in all sorts of ratings and win…

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JUST BUKOWSKI
Many people know Henry Charles Bukowski, almost everything he told and explained himself-in books, everything else was told by his friends or girls. After the book "Interview: the Sun, here…

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BEST FILM ADAPTATIONS OF FICTION: CONTINUED (part 1)

Best film adaptations of fiction: continued

A good adaptation of the book – not so rare guest at the table of kinoguitan. This is a definite plus. But a bad film adaptation is even less rare. With the crisis of ideas that engulfed the minds of Directors and gave birth to a plentiful stream of sequels, the craving for transferring literature to the screen did not slow down, and it is not so important – what and how. Modern Hollywood (and it is accepted for some reason to look up to it) produces an enormous number of film adaptations, with the literary original of which, believe me, few people would want to get acquainted. Continue reading

Best film adaptations of modern and classical literature (part 1)
"Read this book, absolutely!"- advised me a friend at a literary forum, to which I, hearing a familiar name, replied with an invitation to view the film adaptation of the…

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John Irving " the World through GARP's eyes»
Critics have long called John Irving a modern classic, and I am only more convinced of this with each of his new books I read. In the novel "the World…

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MODERN RUSSIAN LITERATURE: DMITRY BORTNIKOV
Russian contemporary literature: books that are worth reading What should I read from modern Russian literature? Ask this question in one of the online bookstores, and at best you will…

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John Irving " a Prayer for Owen Meany»
Every sphere of human activity is imbued with a religious component, especially its direct reflection — literature. Probably, the image of Christ is more often found in books. How could…

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