After you’ve seen the movies and enjoyed the 2014 Academy Awards this weekend, you can stay engaged with a book based on the themes of the nominated films.
2014 Best Picture Nominations & Book Suggestions:
- Captain Phillips, based on the book A Captain’s Duty by Richard Phillips.
- Philomena, The Lost Child of Philomena Lee by journalist Martin Sixsmith.
- 12 Years a Slave, based on the 1853 memoir, 12 Years a Slave by Solomon Northup.
- The Wolf of Wall Street, from The Wolf of Wall Street and Catching the Wolf of Wall Street, both written by Jordan Belfort.
Check These Out:
- American Hustle – The Sting Man: Inside Abscam by Robert W. Greene.
- Dallas Buyers Club – Plays Well With Others by Allan Gurganus.
- Gravity - Dragonfly: NASA and the Crisis Aboard Mir by Bryan Burrough.
- Her – Love and Sex with Robots: the Evolution of Human-Robot Relations by Levy, David.
- Nebraska - Cashing In by Susan Colebank and Lottery by Patricia Wood.
- The Huffington Post Books – If You Liked This Oscar Nominated Film, You’ll Love This Book
- Bustle – If You Loved These Oscar Nominated Movies, then You’ll Love These Books
Remember, many books are also available in digital format, you can download these 24/7!