Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Oscar Winning Books

And the winner is....

Here are the books that made it to the Academy Awards in 2015...check them out!

Best Picture 


What We Talk About When We Talk About Love, a short story by Raymond Carver became Birdman or (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Other Nominees

Still Alice by Lisa Genova.  Julia Moore won the award for Best Actress
Traveling to Infinity, My Life With Stephen by Jane Hawking  -- became The Theory of Everything.  Eddie Redmayne won the award for Best Actor.
Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges became The Imitation Game
The writings of Stefan Zweig became The Grand Budapest Hotel
American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in the U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle & Scott McEwen became American Sniper

Books nominated other categories:

Foxcatcher: the True Story of My Brother's Murder, John du Pont's Madness & the Quest for Olympic Gold by Mark Schultz & David Thomas became Foxcatcher, starring Steven Carrell.
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Wild, by Cheryl Strayed
Unbroken, by Laura Hillenbrand
Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon