by Lee Cross Broadly speaking we, as bookworms, should be willing to attempt to read any book once. Realistically, that’s just not possible, we only have so much time and we’re always going to make value judgments on how to spend our most precious commodity – reading time. Back when I was a teenager and … Continue reading What it Takes to Read a Book Twice
by Lee Cross Once upon a time, there was a modestly budgeted movie (well relatively, it’s pretty messed up that tens of millions of dollars isn’t considered to be that much… but it isn’t) called Ironman. It was a movie about a self-obsessed billionaire, acting like a self-obsessed billionaire. Well, that’s one way of looking … Continue reading 4 Literature Gems Just Waiting to Become Shared-Universe Movie Franchises
This week, Literati Pulp interviewed artist Paula Anastasi-Buehler to discuss her passion for painting... Paula Anastasi-Buehler started painting at an early age and later studied Fine Arts and Fine Arts Education at both Columbia University and Harvard University. She taught art for years at St. George’s School in Newport, Rhode Island and at Landmark School in … Continue reading 10 Questions with artist Paula Anastasi-Buehler (Art Spotlight)
by Lee Cross Just following up on part one of this blog, I’ve put together a list of books that I would recommend for reading twice... 1. Fight Club By Chuck Palahniuk What do you know about Tyler Durden? I’m not going to elaborate on that, I just going to pose another question; what does … Continue reading 6 Books Worth Reading a Second Time
by Lee Cross “The book is always better than the movie.” That’s what they say and, if I’m being honest, that’s what I believe too. Not always true of course, let’s read into the record Fight Club, an excellent book certainly but David Fincher, Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter each help to … Continue reading Are Books Always Better Than The Movie?