BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Warriors – Fight to The Death

BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Warriors – Fight to The Death

All About The Warriors In my youth I was completely oblivious to the fact that creative types would adapt movies from books, so when I discovered that The Warriors was originally a novel, I had to read it right away. The movie adaptation was instrumental to me creating my own novel, The Big Smoke. The…

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BEST OF 2017: My Memoir Picks

See ALL the 90 books I read in 2017, HERE. So, I’ve always loved memoir and biography (of NON-celebrities), so I decided to read more in 2017. Here are the choices I picked up last year that I can recommend most highly: 1) The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls I’d heard about this book often…

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BEST OF 3: Cristina Palmer-Romero, Author

I write about sexuality. Female sexuality in particular and the constant abuse of females when they express their sexuality. It is this abuse which can lead to a number of mental health problems along the way and I am obsessed by sex, our expression of it and our mental health as a result of our…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: Apple Tree Yard

Okay, not film exactly this week, but a TV adaptation – same diff! I’ve been catching up on television lately, which means I’ve only just got round to the BBC’s recent adaptation of Apple Tree Yard. (If you haven’t seen it yet, you can buy the box set, HERE). Apple Tree Yard was a five…

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