25 Best Book to Film Adaptations


The Telegraph has a list of the 25 Best Book to Film Adaptations or "Twenty-five films that made it from the book shelf to the box office with credibility intact."

Books to Read

  • The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson
  • Socrates Cafe by Christopher Phillips
  • The Unlikely Disciple by Kevin Roose
  • The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
  • East of Eden by John Steinbeck
  • Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
  • The Pilgrim's Regress by C.S. Lewis
  • Modern Times by Paul Johnson

Books That Don't Bore


EXAMPLES-TECHNICAL TERMS of robotics/robots/mechatronics (ISBN 3000215891-dictionary english-german):

ISBN 3000215891

EXAMPLES-TECHNICAL TERMS of robotics (ISBN 3000215891):

Woerterbuch-Fachbegriffe aus der Robotertechnik -- technical terms / words of robotics

Ablegeposition {Robotertechnik} deposit position

absetzen {Robotertechnik} set down, to

Absolutbewegung {Robotertechnik} absolute motion

Absolutkoordinaten {Robotertechnik} absolute coordinates

Absolutposition {Robotertechnik} absolute position

Abwärtsbewegung [Roboterarm] {Robotertechnik} down motion

Author Comments: 

ISBN 3000215891

EXAMPLES-TECHNICAL TERMS of robotics (ISBN 3000215891):

Woerterbuch-Fachbegriffe aus der Robotertechnik -- technical terms / words of robotics

english-german dictionary mechatronics/robotics/of drives- Technisches Woerterbuch / Fachbegriffe Mechatroniker/ Elektroniker /Maschinenbau/Robotertechnik; ... Mechatronik deutsch (German Edition) (CD-ROM) by Markus Wagner (Author, Editor, Illustrator)

ISBN: 3000215891

Verbandszeitschrift des Fachverbandes Elektro-und Informationstechnik "Unternehmer News" Ausgabe 4/2007
Der Benutzer kann ueber eine Suchmaske nach den englischen oder deutschen Fachbegriffen suchen und auch Wortverbindungen auffinden.
Aufgrund der enthaltenen 51500 technischen Woeorter ist das Werk sehr umfassend und leistet im Gegensatz zu normalen Woerterbuechern eine gute Hilfe beim Aufsuchen von auch im technischen Sinne korrekten Uebersetzungen.

Author Comments: 

1x CD-ROM:
Technical English dictionary of drives / mechatronics with search function English /German German /English

1x CD-ROM:
Technisches Woerterbuch / dictionary für Mechatroniker.
Englisch- Deutsch (51500 Woerter)
german- english (51500 Woerter).

Alastair Reynolds' Revelation Space Universe

  • Ordered by Chronology
  • "Great Wall of Mars" (2000)
  • "Glacial" (2001)
  • "A Spy in Europa" (1997)
  • "Weather" (2006)
  • "Dilation Sleep" (1990)
  • The Prefect (2007)
  • "Diamond Dogs" (2001)
  • "Turquoise Days" (2002)
  • "Grafenwelder's Bestiary" (2006)
  • "Nightingale" (2006)
  • Chasm City (2001)
  • Revelation Space (2000)
  • Redemption Ark (2002)
  • Absolution Gap (2003)
  • "Galactic North" (1999)

Reading List 2008

  • From the Corner of His Eye- Koontz 9/1/08
  • Fear Nothing- Koontz
  • Kingdom Come- Jenkins/ Lahaye
  • Abarat- Barker
  • Machines that Think- Asimov ^
  • Illustrated Man, The- Bradbury
  • Mostly Harmless- Adams
  • Firestarter- King 4/19/08
  • Seize the Day- Koontz 4/19/08
  • Dante’s Inferno- Dante ^
  • Duma Key- King 3/1/08
  • Heart- Shaped Box- Hill
  • V for Vendetta- Moore/ Lloyd
  • Dark Tower, The: Gunslinger Born
  • End of Exile- Bova
  • Prey- Crichton 6/9/08
  • Shining, The- King
  • Dark Hallow- Keene 6/9/08
  • Breakfast of Champions- Vonnegut Jr.
  • Face, The- Koontz 12/17/08
  • Dead Zone, The- King 10/8/08
  • Mister B.

Reading List 2007

  • Lisey’s Story- King
  • Bad Place, The- Koontz
  • Cujo- King
  • Eldest- Paolini
  • State of Fear- Crichton
  • Rapture- Jenkins/ Lahaye
  • Nightmare & Dreamscapes- King
  • Dueling Machine- Bova
  • Danse Macabre- King
  • Voyage of the Dawn Treader, The- Lewis
  • Husband, The- Koontz
  • Flight of Exiles- Bova
  • 1984- Orwell
  • Foundation- Asimov
  • Thief of Always, The- Barker
  • Thinner- Bachman
  • Demon Seed- Koontz
  • Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon- King
  • Fog, The- Herbert
  • Fahrenheit 451- Bradbury
  • Empire- Card
  • Multiple Man, The- Bova
  • Great and Secret Show, The- Barker
  • Foundation and Empire- Asimov
  • Dolores Claiborne- King
  • Sil

My Work & School-Related Summer Reading List (or, the Serious Books to Read This Summer)

  • Intrinsic Motivation at Work: Building Energy and Commitment by Kenneth Thomas
  • Resilience: Discovering a New Strength at Times of Stress by Frederic Flach
  • Resilience at Work: How to Succeed No Matter What Life Throws at You by Salvatore Maddi and Deborah Khoshaba
  • On Becoming a Woman Leader: Learning from the Experiences of University Presidents by Susan Madsen
  • slide:ology: the Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations by Nancy Duarte
  • Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery (Voices that Matter) by Garr Reynolds
  • The Back of the Napkin: Solving Problems and

Books: Ideas for Books to Read: By Year: 2005

Best, Favorite and/or Top Lists