Oscar Nomations: Book-to-Film Adaptations

Four of the nine best picture nominations for this year’s Academy Awards, which will be presented March 2, are based on books.

12 Years a Slave, based on the autobiography by Solomon Northup. (Find the book in our catalog)

Captain Phillips, based on A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy SEALs and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips & Stephan Talty. (Find the book in our catalog)

The Wolf of Wall Street, based on Jordan Belfort’s memoir. (Find the book in our catalog)

Philomena, based on The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by Martin Sixsmith.  (Find the book in our catalog)

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