Books that go to the Oscars

By

It was certainly nice to see Cormac McCarthy sitting in the audience last night as “No Country for Old Men” took four Oscars.

But of course his wasn’t the only book to score a big win.

The Bourne Ultimatum” came from Robert Ludlum’s book. “There Will Be Blood” was adapted from Upton Sinclair’s novel “Oil” and “Atonement” was based Ian McEwan’s novel.

Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test?

It’s too bad that so many more people will see the movies than will ever read the books, but on the other hand it’s great that the films will give those books new life.

What about next year?

Share this story:

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...