- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is based on the short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
- The Reader is based on the book by Bernhard Schlink.
- Richard Yates wrote Revolutionary Road.
- Slumdog Millionaire is based on the book by Vikas Swarup.
In 2008, three out of the seven nominations for Best Drama were originally novels.
- Ian McEwan wrote Atonement.
- Cormac Carty wrote No Country for Old Men.
- Upton Sinclair wrote Oil!, the basis for the movie There will be Blood.
Have you seen these movies or read the books? (Or both?) Why don't you share your thoughts! Also, if you're like me and haven't read some of these, be sure to make a trip to your local library and check them out!