2011 Books to Movies

Now that the Oscars are over, it’s time to look ahead to upcoming 2011 films. NPR recently featured some highly anticipated films coming out this year that are based on books:

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (March 11)

Desert Flower by Waris Dirie (March 18)

The Adjustment Bureau (based on the short story “Adjustment Team”) by Philip K. Dick (March 4)

The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly (March 18)

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (April 22)

Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin (May 6)

One Day by David Nicholls (July 8 )

The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Fall 2011)

Moneyball by Michael Lewis (September 23)

Too Big to Fail by Andrew Ross Sorkin (Fall 2011)

We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (Fall 2011)

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (December 21) 

Which movie are you most excited about? And can a film ever be as good as the original book? Let us know in the comments!

Written by Sheri


Sheri is the Kent District Library ILS & Electronic Resources Coordinator. She loves KDL’s eBook collection and her NOOK because they allow her to fit a whole stack of books in her purse to take with her wherever she goes.

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