Cornwell; Strout; From Page to Screen; McGrath

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Thursday 03/04/1999

From the Barnes and Noble flagship store, Charlie looks at this month's New York Times Bestseller list and talks with Patricia Cornwell, whose book "Southern Cross" is at number two. A conversation with author Elizabeth Strout about her novel "Amy and Isabelle." Literary agents Maria Campbell and David Gernet and author John Ridley, whose book, “Stray Dogs,” was just made into a film by Oliver Stone, discuss how books get made into movies. Charles McGrath, editor in chief of The New York Times Book Review, introduces his book, "Books of the Century: A Hundred Years of Authors, Ideas, and Literature."