YPG Book to Film

We hold monthly book-to-film club events, where we read, watch and discuss books which have been turned into films! Click the YPG Book-to-Film page for more information!

YPG Special Edition: The Room

YPG Special Edition: The Room

We’re shaking things up in January with a special edition of YPG after hours gatherings. It’s YPG “Film to Book,” but it’s SO. MUCH. MORE. If you signed up last month, you should have already gotten your free copy of THE DISASTER ARTIST: MY LIFE INSIDE THE ROOM, THE GREATEST BAD MOVIE EVER MADE...
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Save the Date: YPG Book to Film Club: A Christmas Carol

Save the Date: YPG Book to Film Club: A Christmas Carol

Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club meeting and discussion. In the spirit of the upcoming holiday season (and based on book club voting), our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens. The story tells of bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge’s...
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YPG Book to Film Club

YPG Book to Film Club

Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club viewing and discussion of THE GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck. In the spirit of Halloween, our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is WARM BODIES by Isaac Marion (Atria Books, 2011). After R, a highly unusual zombie, saves a...
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YPG Bay Area: September Book-to-Film Club: The Spectacular Now

YPG Bay Area: September Book-to-Film Club: The Spectacular Now

The movie has a 93% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and received the Special Jury Award for Acting at Sundance this year... but the book was a finalist for the National Book Award. Which is better, the book or the movie? Join fellow YPG members as we read The Spectacular Now   by Tim Tharp, and then watch...
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YPG Book to Film Club: The Grapes of Wrath

YPG Book to Film Club: The Grapes of Wrath

Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club viewing and discussion of TWILIGHT by Stephenie Meyer. Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is THE GRAPES OF WRATH by John Steinbeck (Viking, 1939). Set during the Great Depression, this American classic follows a poor family of tenant farmers...
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YPG Book to Film Club: Twilight

YPG Book to Film Club: Twilight

Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club viewing and discussion of SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK by Matthew Quick. It’s summertime, and our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is a classic beach read: TWILIGHT, based on the novel by Stephanie Meyer (Little, Brown, 2005). This brooding girl-meets-vampire love...
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YPG Book to Film Club: Twilight

YPG Book to Film Club: Twilight

Thanks to those of you who joined us for our last film club viewing and discussion of SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK by Matthew Quick. It’s summertime, and our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is a classic beach read: TWILIGHT, based on the novel by Stephanie Meyer (Little, Brown, 2005).
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YPG Book to Film Club: Silver Linings Playbook

YPG Book to Film Club:  Silver Linings Playbook

Our next YPG Book to Film Club selection is SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, based on the novel by Matthew Quick (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008). In this daring dramedy, former teacher Pat struggles with living with his parents and coming to terms with his ex-wife after a stint in a mental institution.
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YPG Bay Area Launches Book-to-Film Club with The Great Gatsby

YPG Bay Area Launches Book-to-Film Club with The Great Gatsby

"Gatsby? What Gatsby?"  Perhaps you remember it vaguely from English class, or perhaps you re-read it once a year – whatever your personal relationship with F. Scott Fitzgerald's greatest work, share your thoughts at our first Book-to-Film Club event on Saturday, May 11.
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Book to Film Club Recap: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Accepts the YPG Love It Deserves

Book to Film Club Recap: The Perks of Being a Wallflower Accepts the YPG Love It Deserves

The YPG Book to Film Club packed into a movie theater-esque conference room at Simon & Schuster last Wednesday night, February 20th, to view the adaptation of the much beloved YA novel, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. In this funny and touching coming-of-age story, an introvert high school freshman named Charlie is taken...
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