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Based on the Book Past Readings

2018 Book and film selections

Jane Austen, Emma (1815) and the 1995 movie Clueless with Alicia Silverstone
Pierre Boulle, The Bridge on the River Kwai (1952) and the 1957 movie with Alec Guinness
Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It (1976) and the 1992 movie with Brad Pitt 
Mario Puzo, The Godfather (1969) and the 1972 movie with Marlon Brando
Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago (1957) and the 1965 movie with Omar Sharif
Philip Roth, Goodbye, Columbus (1959) and the 1969 movie with Richard Benjamin
Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter (1850) and the 2010 movie Easy A with Emma Stone
Vikas Swarup, Slumdog Millionaire (2005) and the 2008 movie with Dev Patel
John le Carré, The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1963) and the 1965 movie with Richard Burton

2017 Book and film selections

Dashiell Hammett, The Maltese Falcon and the movie with Humphrey Bogart and directed by John Huston
Anne Tyler, The Accidental Tourist (1985) and the 1988 movie with William Hurt
Mark Helprin, Winter’s Tale (1983) and the 2014 movie with Colin Farrell​