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The Oscar For Best Picture Could Go To BLACK PANTHER: Today In Books

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Oscar’s Best Picture Nomination A First This Year

Black Panther has been nominated for the Oscar’s Best Picture, making it the first superhero film to ever win a nomination in this category. And it’s not the only bookish nomination: BlacKkKlansman is also up for Best Picture; If Beale Street Could Talk is in the Actress In Supporting Role category; Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is in Animated Feature Film category…You can see all the bookish nominations here.

NBCC Announced 2018 Award Finalists

National Book Critics Circle has announced the finalist in six categories for its 2018 awards. Check out the 31 books up for best book in autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Warm Up Your Arms

We’re muppet arming at the announcement that Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You is getting adapted and starring Julia Roberts. If you’ve yet to read this literary novel about family and secrets, with a mystery woven through, you’re gonna want to get to that now that the adaptation is in the works.