Academy Awards show on March 2! What's your pleasure? Do you like to read the book first or see the movie first? Do you think the book is always better than the movie?
The movies based on the books listed below can't be found in the library catalog yet, but keep checking our New on DVD list! Of course, if you'd prefer to watch Oscar-winning films of the past or read about Academy Awards instead, we can help you with that too.
Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
Philomena: A Mother, Her Son, and a Fifty-Year Search by Martin Sixsmith
Mary Poppins, She Wrote: The Life of P. L. Travers by Valerie Lawson [one of the sources for Saving Mr. Banks]
Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
August: Osage County by Tracy Letts
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" in Writings and Drawings by James Thurber
The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort
Blue is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh
A Most Wanted Man by John Le Carré
Life Itself by Roger Ebert
The Double ; and, The Gambler by Fyodor Dostoevsky [The Double]
One for Sorrow by Christopher Barzak [Jamie Marks is Dead]
The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens by Claire Tomalin