Derry, Northern Ireland

Derry, Northern Ireland
A book I'm working on is set in this town.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Writers I like

Writers of books, in no particular order.

Leo Tolstoy -- "Anna Karenina" and "War and Peace"
John Steinbeck -- "Of Mice and Men" and "East of Eden"
John Hemingway -- "For Whom the Bell Tolls" and "The Sun Also Rises"
James M. Cain -- "The Postman Always Rings Twice"
Yukio Mishima -- "The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea"
Aldous Huxley -- "Brave New World"
Steven King -- "The Shining"
Sinclair Lewis -- "It Can't Happen Here" and "Dodsworth"
Isaac Asimov -- The Foundation Trilogy
Jay McInerney -- "Bright Lights, Big City"
Mark Twain -- "Huckleberry Finn"
Edgar Allen Poe -- "Murders in the Rue Morgue"
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- Sherlock Holmes Series
Lewis Carroll -- "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland"
Cervantes -- "Don Quixote"
Stendahl -- "The Red and the Black"
Truman Capote -- "In Cold Blood"

Screenwriters, in no particular order.

Joss Whedon -- "Buffy..." and "Speed" (script doctored it to perfection)
Steven Soderberg -- "Sex, Lies & Videotape" and "King of the Hill"
Christopher Nolan -- "Memento"
Darren Aronofsky -- "Pi"
Emma Thompson -- "Sense and Sensibility"
Tom Stoppard -- "Shakespeare in Love" and "Empire of the Sun"
Charlie Kaufman -- "Being John Malkovich"
Alex Garland -- "28 Days Later"
Tony Gilroy -- The new "Bourne" Series and "Michael Clayton"
Steven Zaillian -- "Searching for Bobby Fischer" and "Schindler's List"
John Logan -- "Gladiator" and "Sweeney Todd"
Diablo Cody -- "Juno"
Aldous Huxley -- "Pride & Prejudice" (1940)
Thornton Wilder -- "Shadow of a Doubt" (1943)
Ben Hecht -- "Notorious" (1946)

Playwrights in no particular order

Charles S Kaufman and Moss Hart -- "The Man Who Came To Dinner"
Lillian Hellman -- "These Three" and "The Little Foxes"
Tennessee Williams -- "The Glass Menagerie"
Moliere -- "The Imaginary Invalide"
William Shakespeare -- "Macbeth"
Aristophanes -- "Lysistrata" and "The Birds"
Horton Foote -- "Trip to Bountiful"
Arthur Miller -- "The Crucible"
Lanford Wilson -- "The Rimers of Eldritch"

Contemplated after going through part of OT, again, and nit-picking bits of it.

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