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Summer Reading: Four Books That Were Made into Classic Films

Looking for a beach read that has some substance? Here are four books that promise to have both, and there’s a bonus: Each of these books was the basis for a classic film that you can watch once you’re finished. How cool is that?

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Not So Film Noir: “Laura”

“Murder is my favorite crime, and I write about it regularly.” This biting quip perfectly captures the essence of Otto Preminger’s 1944 film Laura, a murder mystery based on Vera Caspary’s novel. So begins detective Mark McPherson’s investigation into the murder of young Laura Hunt, and the more questions he asks, the more he discovers […]