The Silent Twins Book vs Movie

The true story of two twins who had a co-dependent relationship has been adapted into a vibrant, beautiful, and tragic movie. But how does the movie compare to the true story?

The Price of Salt/Carol Book vs Movie

This Patricia Highsmith novel was adapted into a movie starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. The movie is perfectly cast, but does the book still win in comparison?

Native Son Book vs Movies 1951, 1986, 2019

Richard Wright’s famous novel has been adapted multiple times, the most recent version being modified to take place in todays day. Can any of these movies really compare to the book which goes so in depth into the character of Bigger Thomas and what led his to make the choices he did?

Book vs Movie season two recap!

Looking back on the 53 book vs movie episodes I have covered on Why the Book Wins! Sharing what I think are the best books, the best movies, as well as the ones I wasn’t too keen on. I also share what you can expect going into season three!

Bullet Train Book vs Movie

Bullet Train is a fast paced action comedy by Japanese author Kotaro Isaka that was adapted into a movie starring Brad Pitt. I loved this book so much, so the movie had big shoes to fill. Did it do the book justice, and what changes were made? Listen and find out!

Doctor Sleep Book vs Movie

Doctor Sleep is a kind of the sequel to The Shining-one of the most beloved book and movies of all time! Can Stephen King pull it off? And what about the movie adaption?? Find out how the two compare as well as how they each incorporate The Shining.