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Friday, December 12, 2008

Based on the Book

Bookreporter.com reports there’s an array of soon-to-be released films this season that made their first appearance as literary works. If you want to take a break from the hectic holiday season, try these titles and then see the films.

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo.
Film release date: Dec. 19

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Film release date: Dec. 25

Marley and Me by John Grogan.
Film release date: Dec. 25

Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates.
Film release date: Dec. 26

Do you have a favorite film version of a book? Let us know.

Don’t Miss . . .
Dec. 14, 1 p.m. George Mason Regional Library
Hollywood’s History. How accurate are Hollywood’s images of historical events? Film followed by discussion. Call 703-256-3800 or visit the branch for film title.

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