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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.

October 2021

October's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "Maid" on Netflix, "Dopesick" on Hulu and "I Know What You Did Last Summer" on Amazon Prime Video; the season three release of "You" on Netflix; the films Dune, Fever Dream and There’s Someone Inside Your House; the continuation of "Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol," "The Morning Show" and "American Rust"; and the DVD releases of The Suicide Squad and Old.
 

September 2021

September's Books on Screen roundup includes the season two premieres of "The Morning Show" on Apple TV+ and "Big Sky" on ABC; the series debuts of Peacock's "Dan Brown's The Lost Symbol," Showtime's "American Rust" and Netflix's "The Chestnut Man"; the films Dear Evan Hansen, Cinderella, Cry Macho and Worth; and the DVD releases of Black Widow and Cruella.
 

August 2021

August's Books on Screen roundup includes the debut of Hulu's "Nine Perfect Strangers"; the five-episode miniseries "Gone for Good" on Netflix; the season five premiere of Hallmark Channel's "Chesapeake Shores"; the season one finale of "The Mysterious Benedict Society" on Disney+; and the DVD releases of Those Who Wish Me Dead, Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway and 12 Mighty Orphans.

July 2021

July's Books on Screen roundup includes the six-episode miniseries "Catch and Kill: The Podcast Tapes" on HBO; the conclusion of "Lisey's Story" on Apple TV+; the series premieres of the "Gossip Girl" reboot on HBO Max and "The Pursuit of Love" on Amazon Prime Video; Netflix's Fear Street trilogy, The Last Letter from Your Lover and season three of "Virgin River"; and the DVD releases of Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street and Walking with Herb.

June 2021

June's Books on Screen roundup includes the final season release of "Bosch" on Amazon Prime Video; the series premiere of "Lisey's Story" on Apple TV+; the season four finale of "The Handmaid's Tale" on Hulu; the films Fatherhood on Netflix, and Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway and 12 Mighty Orphans in theaters; and the DVD releases of The World to Come, French Exit and The Unholy.

May 2021

May's Books on Screen roundup includes the season one release of "The Underground Railroad" on Amazon Prime Video; the films The Woman in the Window on Netflix, Those Who Wish Me Dead on HBO Max, and The Dry on demand (the latter two also will be in theaters); the season premiere of "Shrill" on Hulu; the season finales of ABC's "Big Sky" and FOX's "The Resident"; and the DVD releases of Chaos Walking, The Reason I Jump and The Mauritanian.

April 2021

April's Books on Screen roundup includes the films Tom Clancy's Without Remorse on Amazon Prime Video and Things Heard & Seen on Netflix; the season four premiere of "The Handmaid's Tale" on Hulu; the season one releases of Netflix's "The Innocent" and "Shadow and Bone"; the series premieres of "Made for Love" on HBO Max and "The Mosquito Coast" on Apple TV+; and the DVD releases of Nomadland and Son of the South.

March 2021

March's Books on Screen roundup includes the films My Salinger Year, Chaos Walking, Netflix's Moxie and HBO Max's "Zack Snyder's Justice League"; the series premieres of "The One" and "The Irregulars" on Netflix; the conclusions of "Beartown" on HBO and "The Luminaries" on Starz; the season finales of "A Discovery of Witches" on Sundance Now and "American Gods" on Starz; and the DVD releases of News of the World and Wonder Woman 1984.

February 2021

February's Books on Screen roundup includes the series premieres of "Firefly Lane" on Netflix, "Beartown" on HBO Max, and "The Black Church" on PBS; the series finale of "The Stand" on CBS All Access; the films Nomadland, French Exit, The World to Come and Cherry; the continuation of "Big Sky" on ABC, "American Gods" on Starz, and "A Discovery of Witches" on Sundance Now; and the DVD releases of The Informer and Let Him Go.

January 2021

January's Books on Screen roundup includes the films The Reason I Jump, The Dig and The White Tiger; the series premieres of "All Creatures Great and Small" on PBS "Masterpiece" and "The Sister" on Hulu; the season premieres of "American Gods" on Starz, "A Discovery of Witches" on Sundance Now, "The Residence" on FOX, and The CW's "Nancy Drew," "Batwoman" and "Riverdale"; and the DVD release of Come Away.