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Books on Film

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Books on Film DVD List

Angels & Demons
A Harvard professor discovers evidence of the Illuminati. Original author: Dan Brown.
Call Number: UMDVD 5319

Baggage Claim
A flight attendant has only 30 days to find Mr. Right. Original author: David E. Talbert.
Call Number: UMDVD 8837

Beloved
Sethe & Denver take in an odd girl named "Beloved," and strange things begin. Original author: Toni Morrison.
Call Number: UMDVD 329

Brick Lane
Nazneen arrives in 1980s London to an arranged marriage and a new life. Original author: Monica Ali.
Call Number: UMDVD 5100

The Chosen
Two Jewish teenagers become friends and struggle with religious differences. Original author: Chaim Potok.
Call Number: UMDVD 3968

The Crucible
A group of teenage girls is accused of witchcraft, and the town falls to hysteria. Original author: Arthur Miller.
Call Number: UMDVD 6503

Ghost World
Two teens' rambunctious ways threaten to undermine their friendship. Original author: Daniel Glowes.
Call Number: UMDVD 7821

The Great Gatsby (2013)
Nick Carraway chases his American dream and finds Jay Gatsby. Original author: F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Call Number: UMDVD 8855

Hogfather
An unlikely hero must protect the Hogfather of Discworld. Original author: Terry Pratchett.
Call Number: UMDVD 7063

Horns
Ig Perrish wakes up with horns and a strange new power. Original author: Joe Hill.
Call Number: UMDVD 9366

How to Train Your Dragon
The Viking teen Hiccup's world is turned upside down when he makes a new friend. Original author: Cressida Cowell.
Call Number: UMDVD 5994

Howl's Moving Castle
A young woman moves into a magic castle after being cursed. Original author: Diana Wynne Jones.
Call Number: UMDVD 2973

The Hunger Games
Set in a future where the Capitol selects children to compete in a deadly game. Original author: Suzanne Collins.
Call Number: UMDVD 7129

Julie & Julia
Julie decides to cook (and blog) her way through Julia Child's cookbook. Original author: Julie Powell.
Call Number: UMDVD 5336

The Kite Runner
Amir and Hassan were inseparable friends before fate tore them apart. Original author: Khaled Hosseini.
Call Number: UMDVD 4027

Letters from Iwo Jima
Stories of the men who fought on Iwo Jima, and the general that led them. Original author: Tadamichi Kuribayashi.
Call Number: UMDVD 3205

Life of Pi
A young Pi Patel is stranded on a lifeboat with a ferocious Bengal tiger. Original author: Yann Martel.
Call Number: UMDVD 7817

Love in the Time of Cholera
Florentino refuses to give up on his romantic love. Original author: Gabriel García Marquez.
Call Number: UMDVD 6017

Moneyball
The Oakland A's manager employs a computer-generated analysis to draft his players. Original author: Michael Lewis.
Call Number: UMDVD 6902

No Country for Old Men
A tale of greed, violence, and payback. Original author: Cormac McCarthy.
Call Number: UMDVD 4007

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Tell the adventures of a mental ward inmate's struggles with the head nurse. Original author: Ken Kesey.
Call Number: UMDVD 266

Orlando
Orlando undergoes a series of transformations that illustrate the war between sexes. Original author: Virginia Woolf.
Call Number: UMDVD 2657

Precious
Precious Jones lives a dysfunctional life in Harlem in 1987. Original author: Sapphire.
Call Number: UMDVD 5549

Race to Witch Mountain
A Las Vegas cab driver helps some special kids on their mission. Original author: Alexander Key.
Call Number: UMDVD 8034

The Reader
A law student re-encounters his former lover at a war-crime trials. Original author: Bernhard Schlink.
Call Number: UMDVD 4956

Revolutionary Road
Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears perfect. Original author: Richard Yates.
Call Number: UMDVD 5027

Secret Window
A famous mystery writer is confronted by a stranger claiming plagiarism. Original author: Stephen King.
Call Number: UMDVD 3807

The Shining
A young boy and his parents spend the winter in a resort hotel possessed by ghosts. Original author: Stephen King.
Call Number: UMDVD 226

The Silence of the Lambs
JBI agent Clarice talks to the psychopath Hannibal Lecter while working a case. Original author: Thomas Harris.
Call Number: UMDVD 209

A Single Man
A British professor in L.A. contemplates suicide after his partner's death. Original author: Christopher Isherwood.
Call Number: UMDVD 7792

Slumdog Millionaire
Jamal Malik is one question away from winning big on a quiz show. Original author: Vikas Swarup.
Call Number: UMDVD 4912

The Spy Who Came in from the Cold
A British spy defects to East Germany as a ruse to feed them false information. Original author: John Le Carre.
Call Number: UMDVD 790

Stardust
Tristan sets forth on a journey that begins with a fallen star. Original author: Neil Gaiman.
Call Number: UMDVD 6845

Still Alice
A renowned linguistics professor struggles with early-onset-Alzheimer's. Original author: Lisa Genova.
Call Number: UMDVD 9411

The Talented Mr. Ripley
Tom Ripley believes it better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody. Original author: Patricia Highsmith.
Call Number: UMDVD 2127

Their Eyes Were Watching God
A free-spirited Janie Crawford searches for happiness in a 1920s small town. Original author: Zora Neale Hurston.
Call Number: UMDVD 5324

The Time Traveler's Wife
A gene causes a librarian to involuntarily time travel, which complicates his marriage. Original author: Audrey Niffenegger.
Call Number: UMDVD 5491

To Kill a Mockingbird
Two children are thrust into the adult world of racial bigotry. Original author: Harper Lee.
Call Number: UMDVD 603

Whale Rider
A young Maori girl named Pai fights to fulfill her destiny. Original author: Witi Ihimaera.
Call Number: UMDVD 218

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
A reclusive candy manufacturer holds a contest for a tour of his facility. Original author: Roald Dahl.
Call Number: UMDVD 612