Pick up the "now a major motion picture" versions of these film-inspiring books.
The Dark Tower 1: The Gunslinger (Scribner) by Stephen King comes to the screen at last. Based on the first of a series of eight novels, The Dark Tower is first in what will likely be a series of films and stars the mighty Idris Elba as the Gunslinger and Matthew McConaughey as the Man in Black.
The Glass Castle (Scribner) by Jeannette Walls is the bestselling memoir about the author's unorthodox and extraordinary childhood; the movie version features Brie Larson, Naomi Watts and Woody Harrelson.
Tulip Fever (Dial Press) by Deborah Moggach follows the taboo romance between a painter and his model amid "tulipmania" in 17th century Amsterdam; the movie stars Cara Delevingne, Alicia Vikander, Zach Galifianakis and Christoph Waltz.
Colette Bancroft, Times book editor