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~OSCAR-WINNING MOVIES & THE BOOKS THAT INSPIRED THEM~



2013 ~ 12 Years a Slave (Solomon Northup)

2012 ~ Argo (Anthony J. Mendez - The Master of Disguise)

2010 ~ The King's Speech (Mark Logue)

2008 ~ Slumdog Millionaire (Q&A) (Vikas Swarup)

2007 ~ No Country for Old Men (Cormac McCarthy)

2003 ~ Return of the King (J.R.R. Tolkein)

2001 ~ A Beautiful Mind (Sylvia Nasen)

1996 ~ The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)

1994 ~ Forrest Gump (Winston Groom)

1993 ~ Schindler's List (Thomas Keneally)

1991 ~ Silence of the Lambs (Thomas Harris)

1983 ~ Terms of Endearment (Larry McMurtry)

1980 ~ Ordinary People (Judith Guest)

1979 ~ Kramer vs. Kramer (Avery Corman)

1975 ~ One Flew Over the Cukoo's Nest (Ken Kesey)

1974 ~ The Godfather (Part 2) (Mario Puzo)

1972 ~ The Godfather (Mario Puzo)

1971 ~ The French Connection (William Friedkin)

1968 ~ Oliver Twist (Oliver!) (Charles Dickens)

1966 ~ A Man for All Seasons [play] (Robert Bolt)

1964 ~ Pygmalion [play] (My Fair Lady) (George Bernard Shaw)

1963 ~ Tom Jones (Henry Fielding)

1957 ~ Bridge on the River Kwai (Pierre Boulle)

1956 ~ Around the World in Eighty Days (Jules Verne)

1953 ~ From Here to Eternity (James Jones)

1949 ~ All the King's Men (Robert Penn Warren)

1947 ~ Gentleman's Agreement (Laura Z. Hobson)

1941 ~ How Green Was My Valley (Robert Llewelyn)

1940 ~ Rebecca (Daphne DuMaurier)

1939 ~ Gone With the Wind (Margaret Mitchell)

1929-30 ~ All Quiet on the Western Front (Eric Maria Remarque)

Updated 5-24-2013

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