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Is the book really better than the movie? Find out for yourself with these recently-released film adaptations and the books they’re based on. Check out the book, then check out the DVD – not necessarily in that order.

Mothering Sunday

by Graham Swift

A young maid has one last tryst with her secret lover, the heir of a neighboring estate who is engaged to marry someone else.

A Man Called Ove

by Fredrik Backman

A curmudgeonly man has his life shaken up when a young family moves into his neighborhood.

Death on the Nile

by Agatha Christie

Detective Hercule Poirot is pulled into solving a mystery when a woman is killed on their cruise down the Nile.

House of Gucci: The True Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed

by Sarah Gay Forden

A chronicle of the rise of Gucci and the murder of its figurehead, Maurizio Gucci.

Women Talking

by Miriam Toews

In an isolated Mennonite colony where the men are attacking the women, the women convene to make a difficult, but necessary, choice.

If Beale Street Could Talk

by James Baldwin

Tish and Fonny, a young Black couple in 1970s New York, face an uncertain future when Fonny is falsely imprisoned.

Mothering Sunday
(DVD, 2022)

A Man Called Otto
(DVD, 2022)

Death on the Nile
(DVD, 2022)

House of Gucci
(DVD, 2022)

Women Talking
(DVD, 2022)