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.


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


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


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.


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


You’ll find more book-to-screen adaptations here.