Pages to Screen in November 2017

The month of November will see its fair share of shows and movies adapted from popular books. Check out what’s upcoming and take a listen before they hit the screen!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Flag Flying
Expected Release: November 3rd, 2017

Now middle-aged, Meadows seeks out his former captors in their civilian lives to help him bury his son, a Marine killed in Iraq, in Arlington National Cemetery. When he learns that the authorities have told him a lie about the circumstances of his son’s death, he decides, with the help of the two others, to transport him home to Portsmouth. And so begins the journey, centered around a solemn mission but, as in the first book, a protest against injustice and celebration of life too, at once irreverent, funny, profane, and deeply moving… Read more and listen to a sample

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Murder on the Orient Express
Expected Release: November 10th, 2017

Just after midnight, the famous Orient Express is stopped in its tracks by a snowdrift. By morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. One of his fellow passengers must be the murderer… Read more and listen to a sample

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wonder
Expected Release: November 17th, 2017

August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school-until now. He’s about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you’ve ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie’s just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he’s just like them, despite appearances?… Read more and listen to a sample

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool: A True Love Story
Expected Release: November 16th, 2017

On September 29, 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He took her into his chaotic and often eccentric family’s home in Liverpool to see her through her last days. Though their affair had ended years before, it was to him that she turned in her final hour of need… Read more and listen to a sample

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought England Back from the Brink

Expect Release: November 22nd, 2017

May 1940. Britain is at war, Winston Churchill has unexpectedly been promoted to Prime Minister, the horrors of Blitzkreig witness one western European Democracy fall after another in rapid succession. Facing this horror, with pen in hand and typist-secretary at the ready, Churchill wonders what words could capture the public mood when the invasion of Britain seems mere hours away… Read more and listen to a sample

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Call Me By Your Name: A Novel

Expected Release: November 24th, 2017

Call Me by Your Name is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents’ cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera. During the restless summer weeks, unrelenting but buried currents of obsession, fascination, and desire intensify their passion as they test the charged ground between them and verge toward the one thing both already fear they may never truly find again: total intimacy… Read more and listen to a sample

Which of November’s movies are you most excited for? Let me know!

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