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I didn't know I'm such a cinema fan! I've watched nearly all movies listed below but I need to catch up with all those books! The book covers and titles are clickable, telling the truth, I have to add quite a few of the titles to my shelf...
If you love Lost in Translation, try A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki.
If you love Inception, try Ubik by Philip K. Dick.
If you love Mean Girls, try Only Ever Yours by Louise O’Neill
If you love Pulp Fiction, try The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt
If you love Seven, try The Treatment by Mo Hayder
If you love Star Wars, try Saga by Brian K. Vaughn & Fiona Staples
If you love Juno, try Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
If you love The Matrix, try Neuromancer by William Gibson
If you love Gosford Park, try The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
If you love Raiders of the Lost Ark, try Sandstorm by James Rollins
If you love The Usual Suspects, try The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
If you love Spirited Away, try The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
If you love Memento, try The Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry
If you loved Terminator 2: Judgment Day, try Robopocalypse by Daniel H. Wilson
If you love Back to the Future, try When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
If you love The Departed, try The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins
If you love Groundhog Day, try The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
If you love Gladiator, try The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden
If you love Contagion, try Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
If you love Alien, try Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer
If you love Up, try The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
If you love Amélie, try The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
If you love The Hurt Locker, try Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
If you love The Royal Tenenbaums, try The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
If you love Blue Valentine, try Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
If you love Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, try Q by Evan Mandery
If you love Pan’s Labyrinth, try Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
If you love Midnight In Paris, try The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
If you love Donnie Darko, try Godel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadter
If you love Bright Star, try Frances & Bernard by Carlene Bauer
If you love Gravity, try The Explorer by James Smythe
If you love Caché, try Threats by Amelia Grey
If you love Little Miss Sunshine, try The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick
The Instagram account Hot Dudes reading tracks down and takes photos of man reading while commuting. The people behind the project say they "appreciate men with good looks and good books." And continue: "Reading is fundamentally hot, and who doesn't like to fantasize a little bit about the sexy stranger we spot sitting across from us?"
I think all people, regardless of their sex, look great with books in their hands. I don't think I would have enough courage to photo strangers in the metro but I think it's an interesting project. One thing I would add - a book title. I think I would be more interested in the books than in the man's looks ;-)
Here are several of the photos:
The Guardian has shared this wonderful piece.
A selection of rights from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights interpreted by illustrators including Axel Scheffler, Debi Gliori, Chris Ridell and John Burningham. You can see all 30 articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in We Are All Born Free published in association with Amnesty International.
This is just great, and so informative :-)
Is writing only for adults? This infographics shows that the majority of the successful writers have produced a breakthrough book when they were 30+. I think it's the maturity and the confidence of who you are and what you want to communicate that influence your creativity at work.