Oscars 2016

The Oscars Library: The Books That Inspired This Year's Academy Award Nominees

You've seen the movies – now it's time to experience them in written form

THE DANISH GIRL BY DAVID EBERSHOFF: THE DANISH GIRL

While Lili Elbe was a real person, Ebershoff's account of her life, The Danish Girl, is fictionalized, even going as far as to change the name of Gerda Wegener, Lili's wife, to Greta (which was then changed back for the film).