HBO makes great TV from books

More and more popular books are becoming HBO series. Here are some of the most well-known.

3. 'John Adams'

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The miniseries was based on the popular book by David McCullough of the same name. Starring Paul Giamatti as the president and Laura Linney as his wife Abigail, "John Adams" began with Adams as a lawyer defending the soldiers who were involved in the Boston Massacre and ended with his death in 1801. The show has currently won more Emmy awards than any other miniseries.

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