Writer Aaron Sorkin accepts the award for best adapted screenplay at the 16th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

Book to Movie Adaptations Surpassing Original Screenplays at the Box Office

Statistics from Static Brain show that book franchise revenues are usually, significantly, lower than its movie franchise counterparts. The statistics also show that adapted movies surpass original works in the box office, for example, The Big Short, 2015 Oscar winner of Best Writing: Adapted Screenplay is currently surpassing, in revenues, Spotlight, 2015 Oscar winner of Best Writing: Original Screenplay, at the box…

Lit Atlanta: Books, Booze & Beats

Lit Atlanta: Books, Booze & Beats, monthly occurs on the last Thursday of every month. Book lovers congregate in the Old 4th Ward at Edgewood Speakeasy to hear themed selections of different books. It is a monthly book club that allows its members to experience different types of books through live readings. To read at the event, participants…

Sedona, therapy dog, taking a break between reading sessions

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Promotes Reading through Therapy Animals

The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library hosted its monthly Happy Tails/READing Paws event at its Buckhead location on January 9, 2016. Happy Tails is a non-profit organization that provides animal therapy to people with, “physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs at healthcare facilities, social agencies and special needs programs throughout the metro Atlanta community.” Volunteers offer the…