THE BLOG
02/25/2012 01:18 pm ET Updated Apr 26, 2012

9 Books in Which Film Meets Fiction

Hollywood's awards season reaches its annual crescendo this Sunday with the Oscars broadcast.

Of course, the preceding statement is only accurate if we stretch the meaning of crescendo to include "tedious, over-produced, 4 hour snorefests."

Since our beat here is books, we thought we'd offer a few alternatives. So instead of ensconcing yourself on the couch and wondering how Angelina could possibly wear THAT, grab some chips, sneak into the next room, and crack one of these collisions of fiction and film.

You'll lag behind your friends in the Bitchy Gossip Olympics, but you'll feel a lot less dirty in the morning.

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