25 best movies about books

With the London Book Fair in full swing, we’ve compiled a compendium of cinema’s best celebrations of the original physical media

The Name of the Rose (1986)

Reasons not to read Aristotle. 1. It’s really hard work. 2. You might die, especially if you’re a 14th century monk. Sean Connery and Christian Slater are the unlikely alliance trying to find out what’s causing the deaths (not boredom, apparently) in this good adaptation of Umberto Eco’s novel.

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