Fall Book Adaptations for TV and Film

If you’re like us, you want to be clued in on a book before you see it on screen. Listen to these five books before you watch them on TV or in theaters this fall.

 

Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-in)

The astonishing story of Queen Victoria and her dearest companion, the young Indian Munshi Abdul Karim. Listen to an excerpt VICTORIA & ABDUL

The movie adaptation is directed by Stephen Frears (director of The Queen) and stars Dame Judi Dench (playing Queen Victoria for the second time in her career). Victoria & Abdul releases on September 22

 

The Mountain Between Us (Movie Tie-In)

When unthinkable tragedy strikes, Ben Payne, a gifted surgeon, and Ashley Knox, a magazine writer, must rely on each other to survive in the harsh Utah wilderness. Listen to an excerpt THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US

This movie is sure to sizzle, thanks to stars Idris Elba and Kate Winslet. The Mountain Between Us releases on October 6.

 

The Snowman (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Author: Jo Nesbo
Read By: Robin Sachs

Inspector Harry Hole is tested to the very limits of his sanity by a killer with a strange signature: a snowman. Listen to an excerpt THE SNOWMAN

Michael Fassbender stars in this don’t-close-your-eyes thriller. The Snowman releases on October 20

 

Following the hit adaptation of Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Alias Grace comes to Netflix on November 3.

 

We're All Wonders

More than six million people have fallen in love with Wonder and have joined the movement to Choose Kind. Now younger readers can meet Auggie Pullman, an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face, and his beloved dog, Daisy. Listen to an excerpt WE’RE ALL WONDERS

The movie, Wonder, stars Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, and Jacob Tremblay (who made a splash with his role in the harrowing adaptation of Room). Wonder releases on November 17

 

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