Readers Write

Movies-to-Books Experience

Anticipating the release of the movie based on her book The Giver, Lois Lowry reminded us that a reader’s experience of a book is not the same as the story told in movie form. Lois got us thinking about books becoming movies and movies becoming books and the experience of it all.

In this month’s Readers Write, we asked: If you see the movie first, do you read the book after you’ve seen the movie? Do you read books created from a movie? What movies-to-books have you read? Tell us about your experience. [...]