One of the most esteemed gongs of the Academy Awards is the Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, and authors from Penguin Random House are more often than not present in the proceedings. Check out these books that have won the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar. And the award goes to…
'Magnificent . . . a perfect storm of brilliant writer meeting big subject.' Guardian
The official book behind the Academy Award-winning film, The Imitation Game, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley
Narrated in a fearless voice full of bold hilarity and set against the lush, panoramic backdrop of Hawaii, The Descendants is a stunning debut novel about an unconventional family forced to come together and re-create its own legacy.
The fast-paced story of two Ivy-League outcasts who concocted a scheme to meet girls, and ended up inventing Facebook
The harrowing but uplifting story of an abused teenager in Harlem, adapted into a film tipped for Oscar success in 2010
How a penniless waiter from Mumbai became the biggest quiz-show winner in history - warm-hearted comic storytelling by a debut author
A masterpiece from one of the great contemporary American writers.
James Ellroy’s legendary LA Quartet republished with a brand new look
A stunningly repackaged edition, with a new introduction from the author, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Thomas Harris's legendary Hannibal Lecter bestseller. Now fans of the new Sky Living TV series Hannibal can read the book that launched a legend.
The classic mafia tale - reissued for the 40th anniversary of first publication