Bookish Golden Globes
The Golden Globes nominations have been announced and a number of movie adaptations have been nominated.
Atonement, based on the Ian McEwan novel, led all contenders with seven nominations, including best dramatic film, director, screenplay, actor, actress, supporting actress and score. Charlie Wilson’s War, adapted from the late George Crile’s book, garnered five nominations.
Other books honored with nominations for their film versions were No Country for Old Men, A Mighty Heart, Away From Her (based on an Alice Munro story), The Kite Runner, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Persepolis, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Into the Wild, Love in the Time of Cholera and Lust, Caution
From Shelf Awareness