Check Out the 2020 Academy Award Nominees @ SCCLD

The 92nd Oscar nominations which recognize artistic and technical excellence in films were announced on Monday, January 13, 2020. The award winners will be announced on Sunday, February 9, 2020.

In addition to the actual nominated achievements available at the library, you can check out the books that inspired these acclaimed movies.


This collection includes the essay, "Can You Say...Hero?" by Tom Junod which inspired the film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

The Best Picture nominee Jojo Rabbit is based on this novel.

The Best Picture nominee, The Irishman, is based on this nonfiction novel by defense attorney, Charles Brandt.

Todd Phillips used some of the situations from this Eisner winning graphic novel as the jumping off point when writing the Oscar nominated Joker.

Alcott's classic novel is the basis for Greta Gerwig's Oscar nominated Little Women, its fifth major big screen adaptation.

This nonfiction work is based on the research the author did when writing both the play and the screenplay, The Two Popes.

This is one of the nonfiction accounts that the Oscar nominated Richard Jewell is based on.

View Full List

Check out more Movies and Music!

We welcome your respectful and on-topic comments and questions in this limited public forum. To find out more, please see Appropriate Use When Posting Content. Community-contributed content represents the views of the user, not those of Santa Clara County Library District