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Oscar Movies Based on Books

Dive Into the Written Works Behind This Year's Best Picture Nominees

Steven Spielberg's Oscar-nominated movie Lincoln is based partly on Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography, Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln ($12). The book, which took her 10 years to write, dives into the lives and relationships of Lincoln and his core team.

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