Some books don't have to be appealing in any other way than as historical artifacts. In some circumstances, their work seems to be the only trace of an author's voice that has survived. However, the best work goes beyond that, revealing the author's understanding of the portions that thrill them, wherever they intended comedy, how the character sounds to them, and how the cadence of each verse flows. 

The recordings can also be simply entertaining, bringing your reader nearer to the essence of an author they currently enjoy.

As you may be aware, it seems like Hollywood's main purpose in adapting a book or film is to enrage everyone. They modify things, take away what you liked, and replace them with the garbage that has no right being there. However, sometimes it’s possible that fans would accept the alterations. Even more surprisingly, sometimes the creator will like the new product as well. That's exactly what happened in these situations.

Gary K. Wolf took WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT as canon over his own book. Wolf's Who Censored Roger Rabbit? is very different from Robert Zemeckis' adaptation. Wolf seems to prefer the cinematic Toontown, as the second Roger Rabbit book is more a sequel to the movie than to his first novel.

Source: IndieWire

Philip K. Dick thought that BLADE RUNNER transcended his (or anyone's) work. Dick never got to see Blade Runner before dying, but what little he did see he thought superior to anything science fiction had done before. I did not know that a work of mine ... could be escalated into such stunning dimensions.

Source: Gizmodo

Alan Moore gave the thumbs up to an episode of JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED. Moore gave his personal blessing to an episode adapting his Superman story For the Man Who Has Everything. even allowing his name to appear on the credits. That's sky-high praise, coming from a creator notorious for disowning every single adaptation of his work.

Source: CBR

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