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Golden Globe Book Winners

12 Years a Slave - Solomon Northup The Wolf of Wall Street - Jordan Belfort Long Walk to Freedom - Nelson Mandela The Snow Queen - Hans Christian Andersen, Vladyslav Yerko Behind the Candelabra: My Life With Liberace - 'Scott Thorson',  'Alex Thorleifson'

I love book-to-screen adaptations. Can't wait to see the movies and grab the books before watching!

 

"While book-to-screen adaptations did not dominate last night's Golden Globe Awards, they did take home prizes in some of the major film and TV categories. Winners involving films and series that started as books were:

 

Motion picture, drama: 12 Years a Slave, based on the book by Solomon Northrup 


Actor in a motion picture, musical or comedy: Leonardo DiCaprio for The Wolf of Wall Street, based on the book by Jordan Belfort 


Original song, motion picture: U2's "Ordinary Love," from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, based on the autobiography of Nelson Mandela


Animated feature film: Frozen, based on Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale The Snow Queen.


TV miniseries or movie: Behind the Candelabra, based on the book by Scott Thorson

 
Actor, miniseries or TV movie: Michael Douglas for Behind the Candelabra"

 

 

Source: Shelf Awarness: http://www.shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=2164#m22785

Source: http://www.shelf-awareness.com/issue.html?issue=2164#m22785
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