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Books into Movies: 2014 Oscars and more!

Originally posted on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 at ROPL.org.

It seems more and more books are being made into movies, and this year several of them were nominated for the Oscars. Check out the list of books we have that were adapted into nominated films. And be sure to check out the list of movies based on books coming out throughout 2014!

Oscar nominated movies and their books:

  • 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
  • Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom by Nelson Mandela (version for children)
  • Captain Philips: A Captain’s Duty by Richard Philips
  • Lone Survivor by Marcus Luttrell
  • Monuments Men by Robert Edsel (on order)
  • American Hustle: The Sting Man by Robert W. Greene (available from other libraries)
  • The Wolf of Wall Street and Catching the Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort (available from other libraries)

Coming in 2014:

  • Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin
  • A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • The Giver by Lois Lowry
  • The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais
  • The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  • This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper
  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  • The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Wild by Cheryl Strayed
  • Before I Go to Sleep by S. J. Watson
  • Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
  • Serena by Ron Rash
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