Saw the Movie? Read the Book!

These November releases are based on books:


Het Diner, based on the Dutch novel with the same title written by Herman Koch, has been translated into English as The Dinner.  Cate Blanchett is set to make her directorial debut with the English-language version of this movie!

Carrie, previously filmed in 1976, is based on Stephen King’s book.

The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet is based on the book The Selected Works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen.  He visited both our stores at the beginning of last year and was a wonderful speaker!

Diana is based on the book Diana: Her Last Love, written by Kate Snell.

The classic movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s (theatrical re-release) is of course based on Truman Capote’s famous novel.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is based on Suzanne Collins’s second novel in excellent The Hunger Games trilogy.

Captain Phillips is based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs, and Dangerous Days at Sea, written by Richard Phillips.

The Fifth Estate is based partially on the books Inside WikiLeaks: My Time with Julian Assange and the World’s Most Dangerous Website by Daniel Domscheit-Berg and WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange’s War on Secrecy.

Oldboy is remake of a Korean cult movie based on Garon Tsuchiya’s manga Old Boy.

Homefront is based on Chuck Logan’s book with the same title.