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Academy Award Nominees: Literary Editions

Thursday, 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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