Lincoln Nominated for 12 Academy Awards

By Maryann Yin Comment

Steven Spielberg‘s adaptation of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin has lead the Academy Award nominations this year, earning 12 Oscar nominations.

We’ve embedded the trailer above–what did you think of the film? The Theatre Communications Group will be publishing the Lincoln screenplay on January 22nd.

The Best Picture nominees included a host of adapted books. Below, we’ve linked to free samples of books adapted into Best Picture-nominated films.

Free Samples of Books Adapted into Best Picture Nominees

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

Les Miserables by Victor Hugo