Book Adaptations Go To The Oscars This year

February 26, 2012

Book adaptations are making a strong show in this year’s Oscar nominations. Six of the nine best picture nominations are based on books:

The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings.

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer.

The Help by Kathryn Stockett.

Hugo, based on Brian Selznick’s novel The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

Moneyball  by Michael Lewis.

War Horse by Michael Morpurgo.