The Alienist Returns to Bookstores

20 Nov 2017 - By TW Staff

In anticipation of TNT’s upcoming psychological thriller The Alienist, Random House is re-releasing Caleb Carr’s international bestseller, the book on which it's based, twenty-three years after its original release. 

The book arrives  in bookstores for your reading pleasure November 21, and TNT’s adaptation—a co-production between Paramount Television and Turner's Studio T—is slated to debut January 22 at 9 p.m. ET.

Set in 1896 amidst a backdrop of vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation, The Alienist stars Daniel Brühl (Rush), Luke Evans (The Girl on The Train), Dakota Fanning (American Pastoral) and Brian Geraghty (The Hurt Locker), and takes viewers into the darkest corners of Gilded Age New York City.

Of course, if you can’t wait to watch until January, now you know where you can find The Alienist:  In your local bookstore.