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If you loved Jennifer Egan’s award-winning novel Manhattan Beach Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence as much as we did, we know you’ll like these other fantastic reads hand-picked by the selection committee members and reviewed by our partner, Booklist.   Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Scribner). Winner, 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal…(Read More)

March is Women’s History Month and it’s the perfect time to get inspired by some of literature’s greatest contributors. Here are 18 outstanding, masterful titles that have landed on the American Library Association’s Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction shortlist or took home the gold medal.   &nbsp…(Read More)

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

UPDATE: No medal for nonfiction was awarded in 2018. _______________________________________ The American Library Association (ALA) announced “Manhattan Beach,” by Jennifer Egan, published by Scribner, as the winner of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. The selection was announced RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony sponsored by NoveList, during the ALA Midwinter…(Read More)

Reading List

The Reading List Council has announced the 2018 selections of the Reading List, an annual best-of list comprising eight different fiction genres for adult readers. A shortlist of honor titles was also announced. The list was announced today during the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting held in Denver. The 2018 selections are: Adrenaline…(Read More)

Matthew Desmond (left) and Colson Whitehead (right)

On June 24, 2017 at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, librarians, publishers, ALA Leaders and readers alike gathered at the Hilton Chicago to witness a night of literary history. Sara Paretsky, famed novelist of the “V.I. Warshawski” mystery series and Chicago local was the featured speaker of the ceremony and gave a powerful…(Read More)

“The Underground Railroad,” by Colson Whitehead, published by Doubleday, Penguin Random House LLC, was selected as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” by Matthew Desmond, published by Crown, Penguin Random House LLC, as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie…(Read More)

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