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Ready for the Oscars? 6 (3) books to read before the Oscars ceremony


The Oscars are this Sunday... but there's still time to binge-read some great books about the Academy Awards and Hollywood.

The New York Times compiled a list of 6 good books to read before the Oscars are handed out. Here are 3 from their list:

Inside Oscar, 10th Anniversary Edition: The Unofficial History of the Academy Awards
by Damien Bona and Mason Wiley

A history of the infamous Academy Awards from 1929 to 1984.

The Classical Hollywood Cinema: Film Style and Mode of Production to 1960
by David Bordwell, Janet Staiger and Kristin Thompson

A history of classical Hollywood and a theoretical approach to film.

Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams: The Story of Black Hollywood
by Donald Bogle

The little-told stories of black Americans who helped create the film industry.

My first book post! What's ur fav Oscar-winning book adaptation?

Tags: award show - academy awards, black celebrities, books / authors

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