Remembering Sidney Sheldon by

Laura Ruttan

“Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better.” — Sidney Sheldon Sidney Sheldon was a famous successful American playwright, screenwriter, and best selling novelist. Sheldon was born ninety-nine… More Remembering Sidney Sheldon by Laura Ruttan

The Adaptation

Over the years, film and television adaptations of novels have become more and more common in our media. For us book lovers, that can be our greatest wish fulfilled or our greatest disappointment. Sometimes the adaptation can be reflective of the novel with love or another entity entirely. These are my top ten: 1. The… More The Adaptation

Top Ten Screenplays

April 15, 2014: Yet another rainy (almost monsoon-like) day in Storrs, Connecticut, home of our beloved Long River and the UConn Huskies. The weather outside is so stiflingly crappy, it seems like the perfect day to make yourself a cup of tea (Nyanka certainly recommends it, here’s why), curl up in bed, and read a… More Top Ten Screenplays