Screen Time: 3 Books That Haven’t Seen The Reel
Filed by KOSU News in Art & Life.
February 20, 2012
J.D. Salinger famously refused to sell the film rights to The Catcher in the Rye saying it was “unactable.” It’s true the subtleties of such great novels can get lost in translation. But with the Oscars only days away, and with so many of the nominees for best picture this year based on great books, I thought I’d take a look at three of my favorite novels that have never made it to the multiplex. Each of these will transport you to another time and another place. [Copyright 2012 National Public Radio]