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  • The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
    Book Vs. Movie: The Postman Always Rings TwiceThe James M. Cain 1934 Novel Vs. the 1946 Lana Turner Classic FilmThe Margos are feeling like a couple of femme fatales after reading the 1934 James M. Cain novel and watching the 1946 film The Postman Alwa…
  • “Austenland” (2013)
    Book Vs. Movie: AustenlandThe 2007 Hale Book Vs the 2013 Keri Russell Movie The Margos are feeling romantic in this episode that is about all things Jane Austen and Mr. Darcy. The 2007 novel Austenland by Shannon Hale tells the story of an early 30-som…
  • “MASH” (1970)
    Book Vs. Movie: MASHThe Richard Hooker book Vs the Robert Altman Film (with some of the long-running TV series mixed in)MASH was one of the most popular and iconic television shows of the 70s and 80s (the reruns are still happening all over the globe!)…
  • How to Make an American Quilt (1995)
    Book Vs. Movie: How to Make An American Quilt Whitney Otto’s Debut Novel Vs the Winona Ryder MovieThe 90s were an incredible time for what became known as “Chick Lit”–or just books that featured women writers and characters. Whitney Otto’s How to Make…
  • “The Insider” (1999) Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, & Michael Mann
    Book Vs. Movie: The InsiderMarie Brenner’s Vanity Fair Article Vs the Michael Mann FilmThe American news program 60 Minutes has long been considered one of the most trusted news outlets in the media. In the mid-1990s their reputation took a hit when th…
  • Book Vs Movie “Hustlers” (2019)
    Book Vs. Movie: “Hustlers”The 2015 New York magazine article Vs. the 2019 Jennifer Lopez FilmThe Margos decided to go back to the magazine mill to find a racy true story from writer Jessica Pressler about a group of Scores strippers who drugged and bil…
  • Book Vs Movie: The Phantom Of the Opera (2004)
    Book Vs. Movie “Musicals in March” The 1911 Novel The Phantom of the Opera Vs the 2004 Joel Schumacher FilmThe Margos close out “Musicals in March” with one of the most popular musicals of all time–The Phantom of the Opera. Originally created in 1911 …
  • Book Vs Movie “Carmen Jones” (1954) Harry Belafonte & Dorothy Dandridge
    Book Vs. Movie “Musicals in March” The 1845 Novella Carmen Vs the 1954 Carmen Jones filmWe are continuing our month of musicals with the classic tale of Carmen which began as a novella by French writer Prosper Merimee and was first adapted as an opera….
  • Book Vs Movie “Chicago” (2002)
    Book Vs. Movie “Musicals in March” The 1926 Play Chicago Vs the 2000 Filmed AdaptationOur second pick this month for “Musicals in March” is Chicago which has a rich history in two important cities–Chicago and New York City. The original play was base…
  • Book Vs Movie “Oklahoma!” (1955)
    Book Vs. Movie – The 1931 Play Green Grow the Lilacs Vs the 1955 Musical Oklahoma!