STARRED REVIEW
August 28, 2023

Read it before you see it

Victor LaValle's eerie fairy tale The Changeling is the latest addition to a slate of upcoming book-to-screen adaptations you won’t want to miss.
STARRED REVIEW
August 28, 2023

Read it before you see it

Victor LaValle's eerie fairy tale The Changeling is the latest addition to a slate of upcoming book-to-screen adaptations you won’t want to miss.
August 28, 2023

Read it before you see it

Victor LaValle's eerie fairy tale The Changeling is the latest addition to a slate of upcoming book-to-screen adaptations you won’t want to miss.
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Is the book always better than the movie or TV show? Better read these soon-to-be adaptations ASAP so you can decide.


The Changeling

By Victor LaValle

September 8, 2023

The eerie 2017 cult classic from beloved horror writer Victor LaValle is coming to Apple TV+ on September 8 as a limited series that the network describes as “a fairy tale for adults.” LaKeith Stanfield (“Atlanta”) will both executive produce and star in the series, which follows a couple whose child, well, turns out to be not quite what they expected. Read our review of The Changeling.


The Other Black Girl

By Zakiya Dalila Harris

September 13, 2023

The Hulu limited series based on Harris’ creative and satirical bestselling debut stars Sinclair Daniel as Nella and Ashleigh Murray (“Riverdale”) as Hazel, the titular second Black woman who is hired at the publishing house where Nella works. All 10 episodes will be dropping on September 13. Read our review of The Other Black Girl


Lessons in Chemistry

By Bonnie Garmus

October 13, 2023

Bonnie Garmus’ charming debut novel is receiving the star treatment from Apple TV+ and producer Lee Eisenberg (“The Office”). Actor Brie Larson will play Elizabeth Zott, a brilliant scientist in the 1960s who refuses to sacrifice her career and calling to societal expectations. Read our coverage of Lessons in Chemistry, one of our Best Books of 2022.


Killers of the Flower Moon

By David Grann

October 20, 2023

Legendary director Martin Scorcese will be taking David Grann’s 2017 National Book Award finalist, which tells the true story of the shocking murders of members of the Osage Nation in Oklahoma in the 1920s, to the big screen. Frequent Scorcese collaborators Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert de Niro star alongside Native actors Tantoo Cardinal, Lily Gladstone and Tatanka Means. Read our review of Killers of the Flower Moon.


All the Light We Cannot See

By Anthony Doerr

November 2, 2023

Anthony Doerr’s stirring and Pulitzer Prize-winning 2014 novel is coming to Netflix as a limited series. In her first screen role, blind actor Aria Mia Loberti will play Marie-Laure, a blind French girl whose World War II-era encounter with a German soldier (Louis Hofmann) has life-changing consequences. Though most of the mainly international cast is unknown to American audiences, stars like Hugh Laurie and Mark Ruffalo will make appearances. Read our review of All the Light We Cannot See.


Eileen

By Ottessa Moshfegh

December 8, 2023

Ottessa Moshfegh’s startling debut novel heralded the arrival of a writer who would continue to shock and awe readers with works such as My Year of Rest and Relaxation and Lapvona. Up-and-coming actor Thomasin McKenzie will play the titular character, a self-loathing and misanthropic young woman who works as a prison guard. But when glamorous Rebecca St. John (played by a reportedly superb Anne Hathaway) arrives, Eileen becomes increasingly obsessed with her, falling into a deeply toxic and possibly dangerous friendship. Read our review of Eileen.

Get the Books

The Changeling

The Changeling

By Victor LaValle
Speigel & Grau
ISBN 9780812995947
The Other Black Girl

The Other Black Girl

By Zakiya Dalila Harris
Atria
ISBN 9781982160135
Lessons in Chemistry

Lessons in Chemistry

By Bonnie Garmus
Doubleday
ISBN 9780385547345
Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon

By David Grann
Vintage
ISBN 9780307742483
All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See

By Anthony Doerr
Scribner
ISBN 9781501173219
Eileen

Eileen

By Ottessa Moshfegh
Penguin Press
ISBN 9781594206627

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