What makes a film adaptation of a book work, and what makes it fail? The Takeaway talks with Patrik Henry Bass, senior editor of Essence magazine and Ben Sherwood, author of 'The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud.'
The popularity of Laura Ingalls Wilder goes well beyond her books. What is it about 'Little House on the Prairie' that we love, and why does it seem to be more popular than ever?
Today, in honor of To Kill a Mockingbird's anniversary, we talk with Mary Badham about her Oscar-nominated role in the film. Patrik Henry Bass, senior editor for Essence magazine, also joins us to talk about the book's influence. From The Takeaway.