The Oscar nominations were announced on January 16th by actor, Chris Hemsworth and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs.
As always, there is some fascinating reading that inspired many of the year's best movies.
Here are some of the books that inspired the films nominated for Best Picture at the 2014 Academy Awards.
Inspired by the events covered in
The Sting Man
A Captain's Duty
Also, for more coverage of this subject check out our earlier blog