Screen Time looks at books-turned-movies

The good, the bad and the ugly: With film adaptations of "Great Expectations" and local writer Chuck Logan's "Homefront" opening in coming weeks, we look at the advantages and disadvantages of adapting a book for the screen — how it can make a middling book great, or destroy a literary gem. We also talk about authors' reactions to treatments of their books, and get suggestions from listeners for the best — and worst — adaptations.

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