Book substitutes for TV favorites -- What to read when the writer's strike ruins your television lineup


Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

Book substitutes for TV favorites

Little Children Tom Perrotta
Forget Wisteria Lane. Delve into the wicked humor of this suburban nightmare.

Then We Came to The End Joshua Ferris
This 2007 novel follows the cubicle high jinks at an advertising agency.

The Tin Roof Blowdown James Lee Burke
A taut tale of missing persons and murder in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Watchmen Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons
Is the cult show an homage to or rip-off of this classic graphic novel?

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures Vincent Lam
Young doctors in training (and love) in a dozen linked stories.

Live from New York Tom Shales & James Andrew Miller
Juicy oral history of Saturday Night Live‘s early years.