Little, Brown and Company; Penguin Books; Harry N. Abrams
November 25, 2015 9:45 AM EST

Hollywood loves a sure thing. So for many filmmakers, adapting an already successful book is a recipe for big-screen success. The 2016 award season, already in full swing, is no exception; some of the year’s most anticipated and celebrated movies got their start as novels, biographies and histories. Here, a list of books that have served as fodder.

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