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Oscar Is at Your Library

Feb 28, 2011 3:23 PM | 0 comments

There was a lot of buzz about the Academy Awards this year, from the selection of hosts to the audience in attendance. Hopefully you were able to catch some of the nominated films; if not, you have some work to do, because this year’s batch was pretty good. Some of the Best Picture nominees have already hit your library shelves, and others are on their way. Either way, search for them in our online catalog.

Check out some reading that we’ve nominated as excellent accompaniment to these great films.


The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius, and Betrayal by Ben Mezrich

Reading to accompany The Social Network


Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston

The memoir that relates the story of 127 Hours


True Grit by Charles Portis

The novel the movie is based on


Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell

The novel the movie is based on

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