Oscar award winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy, who worked with Danny Boyle on 127 Hours and Slumdog Millionaire, gave us an update on their next collaboration: translating Toby Barlow's lycanthrope book Sharp Teeth into film! Find out which Hollywood dogs might make the casting cut! Plus more news on his current…
Paul Torday's Salmon Fishing in the Yemen was one of our favorite examples of a book that's secretly science fiction — about a fisheries scientist who undertakes the mad, ambitious project of introducing salmon to the Yemen. Including all of the bioengineering (and regular engineering) that goes into that.
Salmon Fishing In The Yemen by Paul Today completely blew me away with its story of a scientist who's hired to introduce salmon into the wadi, so the Yemenis can go fly-fishing. Now it'll be a movie starring Ewan McGregor.