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From Book to Academy Award

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Six of the nine films nominated for Best Picture 2011 were adapted from books.  Check them out and decide: which is better, book or film?


The Descendants, by Kaui Hart Hemmings

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, by Jonathan Safran Foer

The Invention of Hugo Cabret (Hugo), by Brian Selznick

The Help, by Kathryn Stockett

Moneyball: the art of winning an unfair game, by Michael Lewis

War Horse, by Michael Morpurgo

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Posted by: Nancy Davis

Nancy is the branch manager of the Corte Madera and Marin City libraries.

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