BOOKS
04/04/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Oscar Nominations: The Literary Side Of The Movies

Several films nominated for best picture this year are based on books, which might be a literary accomplishment if there weren't so many darned pictures in the running. For the first time in decades, the Motion Picture Academy has chosen to nominate 10 films for best picture; four are based on books.

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