My favorite book of all time is Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. When I first read it, it was as if Tolstoy knew me and created Anna from that knowledge. I relate to her so much. Besides being visceral in emotions and tragedy, it’s also a novel that’s layered with sociopolitical commentary. It’s this multifaceted aspect of it that makes it so hard to translate onto the screen — though I’ll admit I’ve watched Kiera Knightly’ version over a dozen times.

Astrophysics student, writer for over a decade. A passion for language and the unexplored universe. I aim to marry poetry and science. ella.aldrsn@gmail.com

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