Bookish Wins at the Golden Globes

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Yesterday, Hollywood rolled out the red carpet for a star-studded Golden Globe Awards Ceremony to honor some of the best performances in movies and television over the past year.  While the winning productions covered a wide variety of genres and styles, several of them did have something in common: they were all based on books!  Whether the finished production was merely book-inspired, or a book served as the original source for a screen adaptation, in total, telvision or movies based on books won eight Golden Globes this year.  Those productions included:

 

 

The Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781982106362
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Published: Scribner - July 10th, 2018

The Wife was the inspiration for a film of the same name, for which Glenn Close was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama.


If Beale Street Could Talk (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780307275936
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Published: Vintage - October 10th, 2006

If Beale Street Could Talk was the inspiration for a film of the same name, for which Regina King was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture.


First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501153068
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 29th, 2018

First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong was the inspiration for the film First Man, for which Justin Hurwitz was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Original Score, Motion Picture.


Spider-Man: Spider-Verse - Miles Morales (Into the Spider-Verse: Miles Morales #1) Cover Image
By Brian Michael Bendis (Text by), Sara Pichelli (Illustrator), David Marquez (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781302914165
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Published: Marvel - November 13th, 2018

The Marvel Comics character Spider-Man was the inspiration for the film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, Animated.


Sharp Objects (Movie Tie-In): A Novel Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780525575757
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Published: Broadway Books - June 12th, 2018

Sharp Objects was the inspiration for a television series of the same name, for which Patricia Clarkson was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited Series, or TV Movie.


Vulgar Favors: The Assassination of Gianni Versace Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385334358
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Published: Bantam - October 3rd, 2017

Vulgar Favors: The Assassination of Gianni Versace was the inspiration for the television series The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, for which Darren Criss was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Series, Limited Series, or TV Movie.


A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of Establishment Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781590519486
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Published: Other Press - May 8th, 2018

A Very English Scandal was the inspiration for a television series of the same name, for which Ben Whishaw was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series, or TV Movie.


Killing Eve: Codename Villanelle Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780316476720
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Published: Mulholland Books - September 11th, 2018

The Codename Villanelle novella series was the inspiration for the television series Killing Eve, for which Sandra Oh was awarded the Golden Globe for Best Actress in TV Series, Drama.