Tired of mindlessly scrolling through Netflix? You’re in luck, because this week, we’re gonna get you turning some pages! We’re highlighting a selection of amazing books that were turned into Emmy-nominated series. If you want to find the roots of America’s most notorious chronic illness, look no further than Dopesick, a tour-de-force on how one drug company addicted a nation. Check out Maid for an in-depth look at the dirty world of the ultra-wealthy. If you’re looking to get sucked into the heart of a story, turn your eye towards Emily St. John Mandel’s masterpiece, Station Eleven. And to top off your Emmy-nominated reading, check out Flight Attendant to find out more about the hidden boozy world in the back cabin. Your Emmy reads await!
The Flight Attendant
Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series (Kaley Cuoco)
The Ms. Pat Show
Nominated for Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series (Mary Lou Belli)
Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series (Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh)
When the world’s most skilled assassin murders an influential Russian politician, former MI6 operative Eve Polastri is tasked with finding and capturing her and her accomplices.
The Morning Show
Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress (Reese Witherspoon), Lead Actor (Billy Cruddup), and Guest Actress (Marcia Gay Harden) In A Drama Series
Nominated for Outstanding Limited Or Anthology Series and Lead Actor (Michael Keaton), Supporting Actor (Peter Sarsgaard and Michael Stuhlbarg), Supporting Actress (Kaitlyn Deaver and Mare Winningham), Directing, and Writing in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie
Under the Banner of Heaven
Nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie (Andrew Garfield)
Traces the events that surrounded the 1984 murder of a woman and her child by fundamentalist Mormons Ron and Dan Lafferty, exploring the belief systems and traditions that mark the faith’s most extreme factions.
Nominated for Outstanding Directing, Writing, and Lead Actor (Himesh Patel) In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie
The sudden death of a Hollywood actor during a production of “King Lear” marks the beginning of the world’s dissolution in a story told at various past and future times from the perspectives of the actor and four of his associates.
Nominated for Outstanding Directing, Writing, and Lead Actress (Margaret Qualley) In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie