Check out what’s coming to Netflix Book Club in November 2021. These Netflix originals based on books include psychological thriller, drama, romantic, and mystery movies, series.
Some of my most popular posts are my Netflix movie lists. So, I decided to start posting the Netflix Book Club picks each month, too.
Here’s the Netflix Book Club pick for November 2021.
Passing by Nella Larsen
Based on the novel by Nella Larsen, the movie follows two black women (Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga) who can pass as white and choose to live on opposite sides of the color line in 1929 New York.
- Penguin Books
- Larsen, Nella (Author)
Nella Larsen’s powerful, thrilling, and tragic tale about the fluidity of racial identity that continues to resonate today. A New York Times Editors’ Choice.
Clare Kendry is living on the edge. Light-skinned, elegant, and ambitious, she is married to a racist white man unaware of her African American heritage, and has severed all ties to her past after deciding to “pass” as a white woman.
Clare’s childhood friend, Irene Redfield, just as light-skinned, has chosen to remain within the African American community, and is simultaneously allured and repelled by Clare’s risky decision to engage in racial masquerade for personal and societal gain.
But have you read the book?
Passing tells the story of two women, Irene and Clare, whose lives become intertwined when they’re reunited. So how was this 100-year-old story adapted for Netflix? Uzo Aduba sits with Passing‘s Rebecca Hall, Ruth Negga, and Andre Holland to uncover how this story went from book to screen.
Titles coming to Netflix Book Club
What’s on the Book Shelf?
The winter season is a time to look inward…by staying in. Cozy up to our next chilling favorite.
“For some, the secret is a lot darker and a lot more dangerous.”
Prominent mystery writer and crime expert, Grace (Alyssa Milano), hurries back to her family home in Washington, D.C. because her estranged sister has summoned her.
When her sister is killed and her double life as a webcam performer is revealed, Grace ignores the warnings of cool-headed detective Ed (Sam Page) and gets involved in the case.
After more than 200 weeks on the NY Times Best Seller List, Anthony Doerr’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel will become an epic four-part Netflix limited series starring fierce newcomer (no, seriously, she had never auditioned or acted before the role) Aria Mia Loberti, who is blind.
In her free time, Aria — who will play the lead role of “Marie-Laure” — is an advocate for disability equity and representation.
Based on the N.Y. Times Bestseller Brazen (D.C. Detectives) by Nora Roberts.
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