Infographic: Books and Their Adaptations – Which Do You Prefer?

The following infographic delves into some of the more popular book series of our time, and their subsequent on-screen adaptations. It draws on ratings on sites like Rotten Tomatoes and Goodreads to compare audience responses, shows the average viewing vs reading time for the books and film works, and it also delves into the revenue generated by each work.

So, which are you: film buff or bookworm?

bookworm vs film buff


Nate Hoffelder

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder of The Digital Reader. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills weekly. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.


  1. […] Gerade erst ließ George R.R. Martin durchblicken, die erfolgreiche TV-Serie Game of Thrones dürfte seine literarische Vorlageüberholen. “Die TV-Serie schreitet voran wie eine Lokomotive, manchmal eine Jet-Lokomotive”, sagte Martin. Trotzdem: Wer sich die bislang 5 Bücher vornimmt, hat immer noch wesentlich mehr Lesezeit einzuplanen als für die bislang 5 Serienstaffeln. Das illustriert eine hübsche vom britischen Cartridgediscount erstellte Infografik (von The Digital Reader entdeckt). […]

  2. Frank7 December, 2015

    It is neat to see all this data in one graphic.

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