The extraordinary friendship between an elderly, ailing Queen Victoria and her young Indian companion, Abdul Karim, is chronicled in Shrabani Basu’s book, Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant. Lonely in the wake of the deaths of her beloved Prince Albert and John Brown, and increasingly isolated from the cocooning royal entourage, Victoria […]
A Year by the Sea is a feature film based on the entrancing memoir of the same name by Joan Anderson about how one woman’s journey of self-discovery gave her the courage to persevere in re-creating her life. Starring Karen Allen, Yannick Bisson, S. Epatha Merkerson, Michael Cristofer, and Celia Imrie, the film hits theaters everywhere on September 22nd. […]
Last night the 2017 Emmy Awards were given out to the best and brightest in television. Some of this year’s biggest winners got their start as books including The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, the adaption of which won Best Drama Series, Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Elizabeth Moss as Offred), Best Supporting Actress […]
Read up on the conflict that tore America apart in advance of Ken Burns’s PBS documentary with our Vietnam War Excerpt Sampler. Featuring excerpts from bestsellers like Embers of War and The Best and the Brightest, this sampler is perfect for history buffs and those who are eager to learn more about one of America’s most contentious wars. Click to […]
Based on the novel of the same name by Kent Haruf, Our Souls at Night is a Netflix film releasing in limited series and online on 9/29/17 starring Jane Fonda and Robert Redford. In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all of Kent Haruf’s inimitable fiction, Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a […]
With the success of Dunkirk, your patrons will be looking for more history books that made the jump to the small and silver screens. Click for More History Books on Film.
The inspiration for The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, the second season of FX’s Emmy-winning FX series. Two months before Gianni Versace was murdered on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion by Andrew Cunanan, award-winning journalist Maureen Orth was investigating a major story on the serial killer for Vanity Fair. Culled from interviews with more […]
The bestselling cult classic—soon to be a major motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Tye Sheridan, Simon Pegg, and Olivia Cooke. Watch the trailer below, and catch the film in theaters on March 30, 2018! In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is […]