10 Stunning Book to Screen Adaptations to Watch Right Now

Adapting a beloved novel into a film or TV series is not a task to be envied. On the one hand, the book has to be condensed into a formula that will capture audiences with ever-shortening attention spans. On the other, loyal fans stand ready to heap their disdain on perceived slights to the original story. To honour those who successfully navigated the fraught terrain between page and screen, I've put together a list of the top 10 best book adaptations to film and television...

Poetry, Comedy & The Modern World

Poetry Graffiti

To experiment with the idea of making poetry more fun, I created an anthology entitled 'Poetry, Comedy & The Modern World' for a recent project on my English Literature degree.

I thought I would share the twelve poems that made their way into the final anthology here on my blog! I hope you enjoy exploring and, hopefully, having a bit of a laugh along the way...

Poetry & Popular Culture Project: Call to Action

Poetry Graffiti

I am once again appealing to the amazing book blogging community for help with one of my English Literature degree projects! For my course on Modern & Contemporary poetry, I am collating an anthology that explores the link between poems and popular culture.

The Handmaid’s Tale: Book vs. TV Series!

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood Book Cover

Anyone who has spent much time on this blog will know that I have a slight obsession with Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid's Tale. Fully aware of this enthusiasm, my parents bought me the Season 1 box set of the T.V. series as a present for finishing my exams.

So, putting any literary superiority complexes aside, here is a comparison to help you decide between the book and T.V. series...