And This Year's Golden Globe Winner: Books

Book-to-screen adaptations picked up a nice collection of hardware at last night's Golden Globe Awards. Winning films and TV series that started as books or have book connections were:

Motion picture, comedy or musical: The Grand Budapest Hotel, inspired by the writings of Stefan Zweig
Actress in a motion picture, drama: Julianne Moore for Still Alice, based on the novel by Lisa Genova
Actor in a motion picture, drama: Eddie Redmayne for The Theory of Everything, based on Jane Hawking's memoir, Traveling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen (also won for original film score)
Actor in a motion picture, comedy or musical: Michael Keaton for Birdman, which centered on a Broadway stage adaptation of Raymond Carver's story "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love" (also won for best screenplay)
Animated feature: How to Train Your Dragon 2, based on the books by Cressida Cowell
Supporting actor, series, miniseries or TV movie: Matt Bomer for The Normal Heart, based on Larry Kramer's play
Supporting actress, series, miniseries or TV movie: Joanne Froggatt for Downton Abbey, which has inspired many companion books

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