A number of films up for Academy Awards this weekend are based on books.
If you haven’t seen the movies, you can at least read a little bit from these books to have something to talk about at Oscar parties. To help out, we’ve put together a literary mix tape with links to read excerpts of books up for awards. Check out our list after the jump.
Free Samples of Oscar Nominated Films Based on Books
1. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
2. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
3. Still Alice by Lisa Genova
4. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
5. American Sniper by Chris Kyle
6. Foxcatcher by Mark Shultz
7. Inherent Vice by Thomas Pynchon