New TV Show Will Explore Julia Child's Time as a Spy

ABC’s “Julia” will draw from the chef’s experiences at a World War II-era intelligence agency.

J.K. Rowling's Bestselling Mystery Series Hits the Small Screen in the U.K. This Month

Fans of "The Thin Man" and classic whodunits—mark your calendars for August 27th.

Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace is Coming to Netflix!

The bestselling historical novel will make its small screen debut this November.

Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and the Femininity of Strong Female Characters

Whether she's solving crimes on the screen or on the page, this spunky sleuth is breaking the mold.

Nicole Kidman, Colin Farrell and Kirsten Dunst Bring The Beguiled to Life Again

The revival of Thomas Cullinan's Civil War thriller is a tangled web of trust and deception.

5 Classic Films You Didn’t Know Were Based on British Novels

Americans aren’t the only ones finding inspiration from books.

Happy Birthday Shakespeare: 17 Best Shakespeare Movies

"Well, I think I remember Mel Gibson correctly, and he didn't say that."

Heathcliff, It’s Me: The Best Brontë Movie Adaptations

Who's your favorite Heathcliff and Rochester?

9 Best Christmas Carol Adaptations

Ward off the bah humbugs with these 9 amazing adaptations of Charles Dickens's classic Christmas Carol.

9 Shocking Things You Didn’t Know About the Suffrage Movement

You know they battled for a woman’s right to vote, but did you know they also faced feeding tubes, macho critics, and police brutality?

Crimson Peak: The Love Child of Poe and Brontë

Guillermo del Toro's latest film is a sexy survey of Gothic literature.

Wes Anderson’s Love Affair with Literature

In Wes Anderson's films, books offer solace and keep a record of people and places past.

20 Literary Twitter Feeds to Follow Right Now

The Twitterati will keep you in the literary know.

Life Lessons from a Warhol Superstar

Author and filmmaker Catherine O’Sullivan Shorr first met singer and Warhol star Nico one brief summer day, when she was making the biggest decision of her life.