Oscar Books

The Oscar nominees are out.  Book adaptations made a strong showing in the major categories: Best Picture, Director, Best Actor & Actress and Best Supporting Actor & Actress.  "American Hustle," based on "The Sting Man" had 10 nominations, "12 Years a Slave" (9), "Captain Phillips" (6), "The Wolf of Wall Street" (5) and "Philomena" (4)  How many have you read or seen?  Which was better, the book or the movie?

A Captain's Duty by Richard PhillipsPhilomena by Martin SixsmithTwelve Years a Slave by Solomon NorthupMary Poppins, She Wrote by Valerie LawsonThe Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan BelfortLone Survivor by Mark LuttrellThe Sting Man by Robert W. Greene