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Fall in Love with PBS’s Victoria (and 6 More Historical Dramas to Binge!)

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Fall in Love with PBS’s Victoria (and 6 More Historical Dramas to Binge!)

If, like myself, you’re a sucker for historical dramas, you’ve been chomping at the bit for the next big hit—especially now that Downton Abbey...
8 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based on Books

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8 Movies You Didn’t Know Were Based on Books

Popular books are like candy to filmmakers. A good book with a good story and a built-in audience can sound like an easy translation to box office gold and...

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6 Stephen King Adaptations to Watch Now (or Get Stoked For)

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6 Stephen King Adaptations to Watch Now (or Get Stoked For)

Stephen King is one of the world’s most prolific authors — but even he can’t write fast enough to satisfy the appetites of his biggest fans....
The Bell Jar Gets a Movie, and 5 More Biopics About Women Writers

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The Bell Jar Gets a Movie, and 5 More Biopics About Women Writers

Sylvia Plath is one of modern literature’s most celebrated, complicated women, which is why it’s astonishing that it has taken this long for...
Ranking Every Roald Dahl Movie

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Ranking Every Roald Dahl Movie

This month, a very big kidlit-to-film adaptation came galloping into theaters: Steven Spielberg’s long-awaited take on Roald Dahl’s classic,...

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Curtis Sittenfeld’s Prep Will Be the HBO Prestige Comedy We Need and Deserve

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Curtis Sittenfeld’s Prep Will Be the HBO Prestige Comedy We Need and Deserve

Between True Blood, Game of Thrones, and The Leftovers, HBO has officially established itself as the network where good books go to become great...
Stephen King’s Must-Read Novel 11/22/63 Just Became Your Newest Must-Watch Miniseries

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Stephen King’s Must-Read Novel 11/22/63 Just Became Your Newest Must-Watch Miniseries

Even the central plot device of 11/22/63 screams Stephen King: a portal to the past, located in the storage closet of a Maine diner. For many the name...
Great Books on the Big Screen

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Great Books on the Big Screen

Winter is the perfect time to hit the movies: the theater provides respite from the cold, it’s the perfect family escape in between holiday meals and...
5 Songs That Need Book Adaptations

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5 Songs That Need Book Adaptations

Part of the reason we book fiends devour novels is because once our interest is piqued by the premise of a story, we just have to see how it plays...
Fall Adaptations We Can’t Wait to See

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Fall Adaptations We Can’t Wait to See

Fall is the most wonderful time of the year for movie buffs, as this is the season when studios release the prestige films they’ve been hoarding...
Why You Need to Read The Scorch Trials Before Seeing the Movie

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Why You Need to Read The Scorch Trials Before Seeing the Movie

B&N Exclusive Content from The Scorch Trials: Sometimes it seems like a shame that age designations are attached to fiction, because good stories are...

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5 Reasons to Read Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods Before You See the Movie

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5 Reasons to Read Bill Bryson’s A Walk in the Woods Before You See the Movie

When I first learned that A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson’s hilarious travelogue about his adventures hiking the Appalachian Trail, was going to be made...

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