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From Page To Screen: The Books That Inspired This Year's Oscar Nominated Movies

The 92nd annual Academy Awards take place on February 9th. There are so many great movies nominated this year, many of which I've seen–and loved! Nothing beats an excellent movie except, perhaps, an equally excellent book. Great novels are often a staple of Oscar season, and this year, these are the books that inspired some of the year's best movies, all Oscar nominated films. The books make an excellent companion to the film, and I think it's a great idea to read the book, and watch the movie, just in time for Oscar season.

I was on CTV Noon and CTV Ottawa Morning Live talking about these great books, all of which you can pick up at Indigo. (My favourite store, by the way–I could spend countless hours in Indigo looking through all the books and home decor items!)


Here are the books worth reading before February 9th:

The Irishman

This Irishman is the movie based on the book I Heard You Paint Houses by Charles Brandt. The movie, on Netflix and in select theatres, is nominat…