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Halloween Resources for Fun and Research

To celebrate Halloween, NYU Libraries has assembled this guide to scary books, films and music for fun or serious study.

Originals and Adaptations

Have you read the book?  Check out the film version to see what choices were made with the author's material.  Have you seen the film?  Read the book to get the author's clear vision for their work.  Either way, you could get a whole new perspective on a work you enjoyed.

Original Novels . . .

. . . and their Film adaptations

You've binged the series, now read the book!

From HBO's Lovecraft Country to the Netflix series The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor (based on Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House and Henry James' The Turn of the Screw, respectively), horror TV and horror literature go hand in hand. Below are some horror fiction books from our collection that you may you may already know from their TV adaptations.