Academy Award Nominees: Literary EditionsThursday, Jan 16, 2014 at 8:43pm
The nominees of the 2014 Oscars have been announced. And of the films nominated this year, a surprising number have been adapted from books!
• American Hustle, adapted from The Sting Man: Inside Abscam by Robert W. Greene
• Captain Phillips, adapted from A Captain's Duty by Richard Phillips
• Philomena, adapted from Philomena by Martin Sixsmith
• 12 Years A Slave, adapted from 12 Years A Slave by Solomon Northup
• The Wolf of Wall Street, adapted from The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordon Belfort
• The Great Gatsby, adapted from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
• The Invisible Woman, adapted from The Invisible Woman by Claire Tomalin
• The Book Thief, adapted from The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
• Long Walk to Freedom, adapted from Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela
• Lone Survivor, adapted from Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
• The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, adapted from The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The winners will be announced live on Oscar Sunday, March 2nd.
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