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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Andrew Carnegie Medals

We all know about the Newbery Medal, the Caldecott Medal and many other awards for children's literature. Well, there is a new Medal in town!
The first Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Adult Fiction and Nonfiction will be presented by the American Library Association on June 24th.

The 2012 finalists for fiction are:
- The Forgotten Waltz, by Anne Enright
- Lost Memory of Skin, by Russell Banks
- Swamplandia!, by Karen Russell

The 2012 finalists for nonfiction are:
- Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman, by Robert K. Massie
- The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood, by James Gleick
- Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, by Manning Marable

Have you read any of them?
What do you think?
And the winner will be... ?

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