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Books on Screen

Each month, our Books on Screen feature spotlights movies, television shows, miniseries and specials that are based on books of various genres --- including novels, memoirs, comics, children's books, short stories and poetry --- along with the latest DVD releases.

February 2018

February's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Fifty Shades Freed, Annihilation and Every Day; the series premieres of "Altered Carbon" on Netflix and "The Looming Tower" on Hulu, along with the season two finale of "Victoria" on PBS Masterpiece; and the DVD releases of Wonder, Same Kind of Different as Me and Murder on the Orient Express.

January 2018

January's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Maze Runner: The Death Cure and 12 Strong; the debuts of the limited series "The Alienist," "Waco" and "Bellevue," along with the season premieres of "Victoria" and "The Magicians"; and the DVD releases of IT, The Snowman and Rebel in the Rye.

December 2017

December's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Crooked House, The Disaster Artist and November Criminals; the made-for-TV movie Karen Kingsbury's Maggie's Christmas Miracle, along with the season three finale of "Outlander"; and the DVD releases of American Assassin, The Mountain Between Us and Victoria & Abdul.

November 2017

November's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Mudbound, Wonder and Murder on the Orient Express; the sixth and final season of "Longmire," along with the season two finales of "Queen Sugar" and "The Shannara Chronicles"; and the DVD releases of The Glass Castle, Atomic Blonde and Tulip Fever.

October 2017

October's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films The Mountain Between Us, Wonderstruck and The Snowman; the season finales of "Get Shorty" and "Chesapeake Shores," along with the season two premiere of "The Shannara Chronicles" and the continuation of the second season of "Queen Sugar"; and the DVD releases of The Dark Tower and The Wizard of Lies.

September 2017

September's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films IT and American Assassin; the season three premiere of "Outlander" on Starz and the movie Our Souls at Night available on Netflix; and the DVD releases of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie.

August 2017

August's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films The Glass Castle and The Dark Tower; the season seven finale of HBO's "Game of Thrones" and the series premiere of "Get Shorty" on EPIX; and the DVD releases of The Circle, The Dinner and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul.

July 2017

July's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Spider-Man: Homecoming and Atomic Blonde; the long-awaited season seven premiere of "Game of Thrones" on HBO and the series premiere of "Midnight, Texas" on NBC; and the DVD releases of The Lost City of Z and The Zookeeper's Wife.

June 2017

June's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie and Wonder Woman; the series premiere of "The Mist" on Spike; the season two premiere of "Queen Sugar on OWN; the conclusion of the Starz miniseries "The White Princess"; and the season finales of "The Handmaid's Tale," "American Gods" and "The Son."

May 2017

May's Books on Screen roundup includes the feature films The Dinner and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul; the HBO movie The Wizard of Lies, starring Robert De Niro as Bernie Madoff; the series premieres of "Anne with an E" and "Spirit Riding Free" on Netflix, along with the season finales of "The Flash" and "Arrow"; and the DVD releases of Fifty Shades Darker and Before I Fall.