Judge the book cover: The Stranger

Depending on where you're from, the English title of Albert Camus' 1942 French novel L’Étranger will either be The Stranger (US) or The Outsider (UK). Why two different titles, you ask? There's actually an interesting article about that in The Guardian, but basically, it was sort of an accident. Regardless of the title, ...

Book vs Movie: Gerald’s Game

By Thursday, February 22, 2018 0 , , , , Permalink 0

I'm just going to put this out there: Stephen King is a brave son-of-a-bitch for writing a novel where essentially everything takes place in the main character's head. That takes guts, not to mention talent. The novel I'm talking about is Gerald's Game. It's a story about Jessie Burlingame and her husband, Gerald, married for a long time and looking to ...