The End We Start From: Is This Survival Thriller Based on a Book?

It is not often that the rights to a book are sold to a studio before it is published. This famously happened with Jurassic Park after Michael Crichton sold the book to Knopf Publishing. But now, a new movie will be coming to theaters that is based on a bestselling novel. The rights were purchased ahead of publication and for good reason. That book is The End We Start From.

​ The End We Start From follows a mother in the aftermath of a disaster. But what is the story, and why the book is so important?