Thursday, September 24, 2015

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence - 2016 Longlist Announced! (Fiction)




The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. The shortlist will be announced in October and the winners (one fiction and one non-fiction) will be announced January 10, 2016. For more information go to http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/carnegieadult.

Fiction Nominees


The Distant Marvels by Chantal Acevedo






The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle






Mothers, Tell Your Daughters by Bonnie Jo Campbell






Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg






Outline by Rachel Cusk






The Green Road by Anne Enright






Purity by Jonathan Franzen






Best Boy by Eli Gottlieb








City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg





Delicious Foods by James Hannaham








Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson





Marvel and a Wonder by Joe Meno






The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen






Honeydew by Edith Pearlman






The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard






Prudence by David Treuer






A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler





The Dying Grass by William T. Vollmann






The Visiting Privilege by Joy Williams






A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara







Beth Moore
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