Book vs. Film: On the Beach

In 1957, Nevil Shute published his 21st novel, On the Beach. The story had originally appeared as a four-part story in a London periodical, being bound up into a single edition later that year along with new material that wasn’t included in the original stories. Set in the then-future of 1964, the book follows a group of people who struggle with the realization that they … Continue reading Book vs. Film: On the Beach

Lindsey’s Lists: Top 5 classic beach films

With one vacation under my belt already this year and the winter semester weeks behind me, I, like most summer-class-free college students, have already fallen into the mood for a few months full of warm weather, sunshine and road trips. I find that my taste in films sometimes mirrors the mindset that I’m in. While not all of these beach films are quite as cheery … Continue reading Lindsey’s Lists: Top 5 classic beach films