Shelf Talking Episode 17.5––Literati Goes to the Movies (Re-Release)

With the Oscars just around the corner, we present an episode about adapting books into movies, movies into books, and everything in between!

Recorded live at Literati: 
–Kevin Smokler, author of Brat Pack America, discusses growing up at the movies in Ann Arbor.
–Whit Stillman discusses the adaption of his own movie, Love & Friendship, with host Sam Krowchenko.
–Annie Spence reads some of her love letters to books, collected in Dear Fahrenheit 451.
–Michael Byers talks to Maile Meloy, author of Do Not Become Alarmed, about her experiences with adaptation.

Also, Sam and inventory manager Jeanne Joesten discuss her favorite book-into-movie adaptions!

Shelf Talking Produced by: Mike and Hilary Gustafson with John Ganiard, Matthew Flores, and Sam Krowchenko

Theme Music: “Orange and Red” by Pity Sex (2016, Run for Cover Records)


Brat Pack America By Kevin Smokler Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781942600671
Published: Rare Bird Books - February 23rd, 2021

Love & Friendship: In Which Jane Austen's Lady Susan Vernon Is Entirely Vindicated By Whit Stillman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316294157
Published: Back Bay Books - May 9th, 2017

Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks: A Librarian's Love Letters and Breakup Notes to the Books in Her Life By Annie Spence Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250106490
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 26th, 2017

Do Not Become Alarmed: A Novel By Maile Meloy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780735216532
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 5th, 2018

Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It By Maile Meloy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594484650
Published: Riverhead Books - July 6th, 2010