Film & TV Adaptations

2023 Bookish Oscars

Friday, March 17, 2023.

Three Oscar statuettes

Last weekend, the Oscar winners were announced at the annual Academy Awards ceremony.  And as usual, behind a number of this year's films are incredible books!  Explore some of this year's Oscar winners — and the books that inspired them.

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Books On Film

Tuesday, July 26, 2022.

Books on movies

Dive into film history and learn the intriguing stories behind some of the most famous movies of all time.

10 Books On Film

Come in to the store to browse our full Books on Film collection, including the stories that inspired iconic films & a selection of titles to accompany this year's Film Festival lineup!

Literary Shows on PBS

Friday, January 14, 2021.

Collage of PBS 3 show postersAdaptations of books both modern and classic have long been staples of PBS television series, but this winter's lineup is looking exceptionally bookish.  The three Sunday evening dramas that debuted in the past two weeks are all period pieces, but the works on which they're based range from true classics to more modern favorites.

Read Caitlin's Article

Foundation Feature

Friday, September 24, 2021

Foundation by Issac Asimov



Today, Apple TV is releasing the first two episodes of their new show Foundation!

We're so excited to see what they've done with Asimov's incredible series, a sci-fi classic that has greatly influenced not only this genre, but also literature and culture in general.  Take a look with us at the books making up this sprawling saga, from the original trilogy to prequels, sequels, and whole other series set in the Foundation universe.

Explore the Series

Bridgerton is Back!

Tuesday, May 25th, 2021


No, we don't mean the new season is out on Netflix, unfortunately.  The books that inspired the smash-hit series are being re-released in full-size trade paperback format with all new cover art.  The first five hit shelves today, with three more to follow next month.  Check out the new look!

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Bookish Golden Globe Winners

Last Sunday, the brightest stars in Hollywood came together to celebrate the one of the biggest nights in Hollywood, the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards

From Big Little Lies and Little Women, to Where'd You Go Bernadette, Game of Thrones, and beyond, this year's nominees were jam-packed with bookish adaptations on both the big and small screen.

Check out this list of books that inspired some of this year's winners and nominees below.


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Books at the Oscars


It's almost time to roll out the red carpet!  From Best Picture to Best Animated Feature (and of course, Best Adapted Screenplay), this year's Oscar nominees are filled with films inspired by or adapted from books.  Which is your favorite to win?