11 Shows Based on Literary Masterpieces (PHOTOS)

Dan Clarendon

Bibliophiles can't afford to be snobbish about television nowadays, not with the number of books being expertly adapted for the small screen.

Hulu recently announced it would partner with BBC Three on a television adaptation of the bestselling Sally Rooney novel Normal People, for instance. While we wait for that show, check out 11 books (or book series, as the case may be) that spawned successful TV shows in recent years and decades.

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Plus, seven more titles in the works for 2020 and beyond.