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35 Incredible Books That Should Have Been Adapted Into Movies By Now

Here's a list of 35 incredible works of literary genius that are sure to light up the screen for all of us movie buffs.

1. A Thousand Splendid Suns

Khaled Hosseini

2. The Art Of Fielding

Chad Harbach

3. A Confederacy Of Dunces

John Kennedy Toole

4. One Hundred Years Of Solitude

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

5. Invisible Man

Ralph Ellison

6. Lush Life

Richard Price

7. The Secret History

Donna Tartt

8. The Power Of The Dog

Don Winslow

9. Engleby

Sebastian Faulks

10. The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

Mark Haddon

11. The Interestings

Meg Wolitzer

12. The City And The Pillar

Gore Vidal

13. Haroun And The Sea Of Stories

Salman Rushdie

14. The Easter Parade

Richard Yates

15. Blood Meridian

Cormac McCarthy

16. The Inheritance Of Loss

Kiran Desai

17. Paris Trance

Geoff Dyer

18. The Woman Upstairs

Claire Messud

19. Notes From Underground

Fyodor Dostoevsky

20. The Corrections

Jonathan Franzen

21. Artemis Fowl

Eoin Colfer

22. Netherland

Joseph O’Neill

23. We

Yevgeny Zamyatin

24. Not Fade Away

Jim Dodge

25. Capital

John Lanchester

26. The Sense Of An Ending

Julian Barnes

27. Bleeding Edge

Thomas Pynchon

28. The Ginger Man

J.P. Donleavy

29. The Fall

Albert Camus

30. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

Haruki Murakami

31. Imperial Bedrooms

Bret Easton Ellis

32. The Dark Tower

Stephen King

33. The Big Blowdown

George Pelecanos

34. Roger’s Version

John Updike

35. Pnin

Vladimir Nabokov

There's undoubtedly a host of other literary masterpieces out there that belong on this list, but we think these right here are a good start. Let's hope this gives the bigshots of tinseltown something to think about. Are you listening, Hollywood?


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