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Welcome to Picador At The Movies! These are our titles that have been adapted into major motion pictures or television series.

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The Hours

A Novel

The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel becomes a motion picture starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, directed by Stephen Daldry from a...

"...The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel becomes a motion picture starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, directed by Stephen Daldry from a.... The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel becomes a motion picture starring Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, and Nicole Kidman, directed by Stephen Daldry from a screenplay by David Hare The Hours tells the story of three women: Virginia Woolf, beginning to write Mrs. Dalloway as she recuperates in a London suburb with her husband in 1923; C..."

Michael Cunningham Michael Cunningham

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Limitless

A Novel

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM RELATIVITY MEDIA A burnout at thirty-five, months behind on his book, low on cash, and something of a loser, Eddie Spinola...

Alan Glynn Alan Glynn

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The Pianist

The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945

Named one of the Best Books of 1999 by the Los Angeles Times, The Pianist is now a major motion picture directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody...

Wladyslaw Szpilman

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The American

From the Booker shortlisted author of Islands of Silence and The Industry of Souls comes a fascinating portrait of a man with a double life and a dark trade....

"...(starred review) "Booth constructs his most focused, tightly written novel to date, reminiscent of William..."

Martin Booth

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The Romantics

Laura and Lila were college roommates--one brooding and Jewish, the other the epitome of golden WASP-dom. Now it's ten years later, a day before Lila's wedding...

"...the pleasures of a layered, old-fashioned romance."--People "Droll and sophisticated . . . a winning..."

Galt Niederhoffer Galt Niederhoffer

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Omar Razaghi is a graduate student determined to write the authorized biography of the late Latin American author Jules Gund. But when his request is denied by...

Peter Cameron Peter Cameron

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The Friends of Eddie Coyle

A Novel

Picador celebrates the 40th anniversary of this seminal crime novel with a brand new reissue -- it has been called the very best of its genre by everyone from...

"...reeking with authenticity.”—The New York Times Book Review “Truly a bravura performance. Higgins..."

By George V. Higgins and Dennis Lehane

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No Impact Man

The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process

What does it really take to live eco-effectively? For one year, Colin Beavan swore off plastic and toxins, turned off his electricity, went organic, became a...

"....” —Kirkus Reviews “Beavan captures his own shortcomings with candor and wit and offers surprising..."

Colin Beavan Colin Beavan

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Small Island

A Novel

Small Island has sold a million copies worldwide. This new edition of the award-winning novel ties in with the BBC /Masterpiece theatre adaptation, and the...

"...Small Island has sold a million copies worldwide. This new edition of the award-winning novel ties in with the BBC /Masterpiece theatre adaptation, and the.... Small Island is an international bestseller.  It won the Orange Prize for Fiction, The Orange Prize for Fiction: Best of the Best, The Whitbread Novel Award, The Whitbread Book of the Year Award, and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize.  It has now been adapted for the screen as a coproduction of the BBC and Maste..."

Andrea Levy Andrea Levy

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A Woman in Berlin

Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in...

"...A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in.... A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice   For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record..."

By Anonymous and Philip Boehm

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What part of our selves do we hide away in order to have a stable, prosperous life? Pippa Lee has just such a life in place at age fifty, when her older...

"...Angeles Times Book Review..."

Rebecca Miller Rebecca Miller

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Gomorrah

A Personal Journey into the Violent International Empire of Naples' Organized Crime System

A groundbreaking, unprecedented bestseller in Italy, Roberto Saviano's insider account traces the decline of the city of Naples under the rule of the Camorra,...

"...York Times Book Review "Astonishing . . . gripping . . . [Saviano] exhibits the passion and heroism..."

By Roberto Saviano and Virginia Jewiss

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When Did You Last See Your Father?

A Son's Memoir of Love and Loss

Soon to be a major motion picture, directed by Anand Tucker and starring Colin Firth and Jim Broadbent And when did you last see your father? Was it...

"...Father? seems destined to become a small classic of its kind."--The New York Times Book Review..."

Blake Morrison

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Snow Angels

A Novel

Now a major motion picture from Warner Independent starring Sam Rockwell and Kate BeckinsaleArthur Parkinson is fourteen during the dreary winter of 1974....

"...Book Review   "Haunting . . . a whole that's much more than the sum of its parts . . . Moving..."

Stewart O'Nan Stewart O'Nan

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Jar City

An Inspector Erlendur Novel

From Gold Dagger Award--winning author Arnaldur Indridason comes a Reykjavík thriller introducing Inspector Erlendur When a lonely old man is found dead in...

"...From Gold Dagger Award--winning author Arnaldur Indridason comes a Reykjavík thriller introducing Inspector Erlendur When a lonely old man is found dead in.... From Gold Dagger Award--winning author..."

Arnaldur Indridason Arnaldur Indridason

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A Very Long Engagement

A Novel

Set during and after the First World War, A Very Long Engagement tells the story of a young woman's search for her fiancé, whom she believes might still...

"...Angeles Book Review. SATURDAY EVENING Once upon a time, there were five French soldiers who had gone off..."

By Sébastien Japrisot and Linda Coverdale

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From Michael Cunningham, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours, comes this widely praised novel of two boyhood friends: Jonathan, lonely,...

"...From Michael Cunningham, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours, comes this widely praised novel of two boyhood friends: Jonathan, lonely,.... From Michael Cunningham, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours, comes this widely praised novel of two boyhood friends: Jonathan, lonely..."

Michael Cunningham Michael Cunningham

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Notes on a Scandal

What Was She Thinking?: A Novel

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize Now a Major Motion Picture Schoolteacher Barbara Covett has led a solitary life until Sheba Hart, the new art...

Zoë Heller

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Running with Scissors

A Memoir

The #1 New York Times Bestseller An Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year Now a Major Motion Picture Running with Scissors is the true...

"...off the rails."--The New York Times Book Review   "It is as funny as it is twisted."--GQ..."

Augusten Burroughs Augusten Burroughs

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Acceptance

A Novel

Acceptance is a satire of America's overachievers, a novel set over one year in the college application process, when students and parents surrender their...

"...days of college admission is spot-on."--People "Skillfully executed . . . a winning social comedy . . . Captures the reasoned irrationality of teens . . . It will prove a winning combination for readers..."

Susan Coll Susan Coll

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The Good German

Now a Major Motion Picture The bestselling author of Los Alamos and Alibi returns to 1945. Hitler has been defeated and Berlin is divided into zones of...

"...York Times Book Review   "Kanon serves up a potent mix of intrigue, cynicism, and an occasional..."

Joseph Kanon

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The Virgin Suicides

A Novel

Jeffrey Eugenides evokes the emotions of youth with haunting sensitivity and dark humor and creates a coming-of-age story unlike any of our time.

"...."--The New York Times Book Review "Arresting . . . uncannily evokes the wry voice of adolescence..."

Jeffrey Eugenides Jeffrey Eugenides

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The Love Letter

A Novel

Independent, irresistible Helen MacFarquhar is the owner of a bookstore in an idyllic seaside town in New England. A happily divorced mother who enjoys a...

Cathleen Schine Cathleen Schine

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Johnny Mad Dog

A Novel

A Los Angeles Times Book Review Favorite Book of the Year Johnny Mad Dog, age sixteen, is a member of a rebel faction bent on seizing control of...

"...A Los Angeles Times Book Review Favorite Book of the Year Johnny Mad Dog, age sixteen, is a member of a rebel faction bent on seizing control of.... A Los Angeles Times Book Review Favorite Book of the Year   Johnny Mad Dog, age sixteen, is a member of a rebel faction bent on seizing control of war-torn Congo. Laokolé, at the same age, simply wants to finish high school. Together, they narrate..."

By Emmanuel Dongala and Maria Louise Ascher

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