The 91st Academy Awards gave way to a wide-range of writing when it came to the Adapted Screenplay category. A string of western frontier short-stories; A Hollywood remake of a remake of a book of a remake; One of America’s greatest novelists; A Memoir of admitted plagiarism; And a story too strange to be fiction. We look into the books that inspired the Screenplays and answer why ‘A Star Is Born’ should not have even been there, and why ‘Black Klansman’ won.