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NPL Books into Films: Comedy

Thank You for Smoking
Thank You for Smoking By Buckley, Christopher (Book - 1994 ) All copies in use View Details

Annotation:A spokesman for the tobacco industry is kidnapped and covered with nicotine patches, but the FBI thinks it was a publicity stunt.

Wonder Boys
Wonder Boys By Chabon, Michael (Book - 1995 ) FICTION CHABON, M. Available now View Details

Annotation:A college professor working endlessly on the follow-up to his successful first novel has a disastrous weekend culminating in a ride in a stolen car with a dead dog in the trunk.

Must Love Dogs
Must Love Dogs A Novel By Cook, Claire (Book - 2002 ) FICTION COOK, C. Available now View Details

Annotation:A divorced, 40-year-old preschool teacher is in for a surprise when she responds to a personal ad and goes on her first date in two years.

Auntie Mame
Auntie Mame An Irreverent Escapade in Biography By Dennis, Patrick (Book - 1955 ) FICTION DENNIS, P. Available now View Details

Annotation:In 1920s New York, a orphan is sent to live with his eccentric aunt who leads a unconventional life.

The Commitments
The Commitments By Doyle, Roddy (Book - 1989 ) FICTION DOYLE, R. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:A group of working-class Irish lads start a band with a mission to bring soul to Dublin.

Postcards From the Edge
Postcards From the Edge By Fisher, Carrie (Book - 1987 ) FICTION FISHER, C. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:An actress whose mother is a famous star tries to put her life back together after an overdose lands her in rehab.

Bridget Jones's Diary
Bridget Jones's Diary A Novel By Fielding, Helen (Book - 1998 ) BOOK CLUB FIELDING, H. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:London singleton Bridget Jones records her daily calorie and cigarette intake in her diary along with the ups and downs of her love life.

The Jane Austen Book Club
The Jane Austen Book Club By Fowler, Karen Joy (Book - 2004 ) FICTION FOWLER, K. Available now View Details

Annotation:Five women and one man form a book group to discuss the works of Jane Austen, as the stories and characters give insight into their own lives.

Cold Comfort Farm
Cold Comfort Farm By Gibbons, Stella (Book - 1964 ) FICTION GIBBONS, S. Available now View Details

Annotation:An orphaned young lady from London goes to live with relatives on a farm run by Aunt Ada Doom and sets herself the task of improving things.

Cold Comfort Farm
Cold Comfort Farm (Video Cassette - 1999 ) All copies in use View Details
High Fidelity
High Fidelity By Hornby, Nick (Book - 1995 ) FICTION HORNBY, N. All copies in use View Details

Annotation:After his girlfriend leaves him for another man, a vintage record store owner consoles himself by reorganizing his albums and making top 5 lists.

Confessions of A Shopaholic
Confessions of A Shopaholic By Kinsella, Sophie (Book - 2001 ) FICTION KINSELLA, S. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Financial journalist Becky Bloomwood falls deeper in debt despite her efforts to curb her spending.

Get Shorty
Get Shorty By Leonard, Elmore (Book - 1990 ) PAPERBACK LEO and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:Miami loan shark Chili Palmer heads to Hollywood to collect a debt from a horror movie producer and decides to pitch an idea for a script to him.

Sideways
Sideways By Pickett, Rex (Book - 2004 ) FICTION PICKETT, R. Available now View Details

Annotation:A divorced, struggling writer sets out on a road trip to the wine country with a friend who’s about to get married.

Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont By Taylor, Elizabeth (Book - 1971 ) FICTION TAYLOR, E. Available now View Details

Annotation:After moving into a hotel with an assortment of eccentric residents, a recently widowed woman neglected by her relatives befriends a young man who agrees to pose as her grandson.

The Devil Wears Prada
The Devil Wears Prada By Weisberger, Lauren (Book - 2003 ) FICTION WEISBERGER, L. and more… Available now View Details

Annotation:An English major hoping for a job at The New Yorker takes an internship with the demanding editor of a fashion magazine.

Carry On, Jeeves
Carry On, Jeeves By Wodehouse, P. G. (Book - 2003 ) FICTION WODEHOUSE, P. Available now View Details

Annotation:The hapless Bertie Wooster is saved from unwanted engagements, onerous aunts, and a variety of other unpleasant situations by his inimitable valet Jeeves.

Jeeves & Wooster
Jeeves & Wooster The Complete First Season (DVD - 2001 ) DVD COMEDY set Available now View Details

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Books that have been made into comedy films, along with the DVDs for comparison.


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