22 episodes

There’s nothing better than a book-to-screen adaptation. Except maybe dissecting the adaptation with your friends and debating whether or not it does the book justice! Enter The Adaptables, the podcast that dives into your favorite book-to-screen adaptations. Hosted by two binge-watching and book-loving besties, Abbe Wright (Senior Editor of Read it Forward) and Emma Shafer (Product Manager at Penguin Random House), this season is all about the Hulu adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere. Join Emma and Abbe as they chat with authors, insiders, and Celeste Ng, herself, about the makings of a great adaptable, why watching and reading are important self-care rituals, and the many other books and shows they’re binging and loving. Because at The Adaptables, we love to watch what we read. Warning: there will be little spoilers everywhere.

The Adaptable‪s‬ Abbe Wright and Emma Shafer

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 63 Ratings

There’s nothing better than a book-to-screen adaptation. Except maybe dissecting the adaptation with your friends and debating whether or not it does the book justice! Enter The Adaptables, the podcast that dives into your favorite book-to-screen adaptations. Hosted by two binge-watching and book-loving besties, Abbe Wright (Senior Editor of Read it Forward) and Emma Shafer (Product Manager at Penguin Random House), this season is all about the Hulu adaptation of Little Fires Everywhere. Join Emma and Abbe as they chat with authors, insiders, and Celeste Ng, herself, about the makings of a great adaptable, why watching and reading are important self-care rituals, and the many other books and shows they’re binging and loving. Because at The Adaptables, we love to watch what we read. Warning: there will be little spoilers everywhere.

    Normal People S1E12 with Lauren Mechling

    Normal People S1E12 with Lauren Mechling

    On this episode of The Adaptables, Abbe and Emma chat about Episode 12, the series finale of the Hulu and BBC adaptation of NORMAL PEOPLE by Sally Rooney. They’re joined by Lauren Mechling, the author of HOW COULD SHE.

    • 42 min
    Normal People S1E11 with Angela Ledgerwood

    Normal People S1E11 with Angela Ledgerwood

    On this episode of The Adaptables, Abbe and Emma chat about episode 11 of the Hulu and BBC adaptation of NORMAL PEOPLE by Sally Rooney. They’re joined by Angela Ledgerwood, host of the Lit Up podcast.

    • 39 min
    Normal People S1E10 with Maris Kriezman

    Normal People S1E10 with Maris Kriezman

    On this episode of The Adaptables, Abbe chats about episode 10 of the Hulu and BBC adaptation of NORMAL PEOPLE by Sally Rooney. (Get well soon Emma!) She’s joined by Maris Kreizman, book critic and host of The Maris Review.

    • 26 min
    Normal People S1E9 with Rebecca Lieb

    Normal People S1E9 with Rebecca Lieb

    On this episode of The Adaptables, Abbe and Emma chat about episode 9 of the Hulu and BBC adaptation of NORMAL PEOPLE by Sally Rooney. They’re joined by Rebecca Leib, comedian, writer, co-host of Ghost Town Podcast, and a producer of Brain Games on National Geographic.

    • 33 min
    Normal People S1E8 with Lisa Lucas

    Normal People S1E8 with Lisa Lucas

    On this episode of The Adaptables, Abbe and Emma chat about episode 8 of the Hulu and BBC adaptation of NORMAL PEOPLE by Sally Rooney. They’re joined by Lisa Lucas, Executive Director at the National Book Foundation.

    • 33 min
    Normal People S1E7 with Siobhan Jones

    Normal People S1E7 with Siobhan Jones

    On this episode of The Adaptables, Abbe and Emma chat about episode 7 of the NORMAL PEOPLE adaptation on Hulu and the BBC. They’re joined by Siobhan Jones, Editorial Director at Book of the Month.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

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Loved it!

I absolutely LOVED hearing their thoughts on Normal People. New favorite podcast!

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Last episodes of Normal People?

Miss hearing these ladies discuss!

ArdmoreAnne ,

Favorite of Mine

I have loved matching episodes of screened books with Adaptables commentary afterwards. Abbe, Emma and guests bring such depth of understanding to each slice of a book/now screen. It’s been a perfect match for my at-home time. Don’t miss Adaptables!

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