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See the Movie or Read the Book?

In life, we're sometimes faced with tough choices. One choice that keeps coming up again and again is a big one:

Should I see the movie, or read the book?

Movies are getting made based on books more and more these days. Just about all of the old classics you can think of (Anna Karenina, Grapes of Wrath, Great Gatsby, Huck Finn) have movie versions; some of them are even pretty darn good. Of course, almost no movies have the depth and artistry of their books. Books have more time and they're able to say more things, with narration, dialogue, reflection, and analysis that just doesn't play well in a movie. (Read more »)

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