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The 2013 Longlist for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence

The 2013 longlist for the second annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has been announced!

The following titles published and distributed by Macmillan were in good company on this incredibly fine list of literature:

FICTION:

HALF-BLOOD BLUES by Esi Edugyan

BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel

NONFICTION:

JAMES JOYCE: A New Biography by Gordon Bowker

LEONARDO AND THE LAST SUPPER by Ross King

See the full long list here: http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/carnegieadult/longlists

According to the ALA website "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." Read more about this award in American Libraries Magazine.

The short list (only six titles) will be released in April and the two winners will be announced on June 30th at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. We can't wait!

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Kirkus Reviews’ Best Nonfiction of 2012!

Huzzah! Kirkus Reviews continues their year-end celebration by inviting all of their top nonfiction picks to the party! 18 of their top 100 nonfiction selections were published or distributed by Macmillan this year:

WINTER JOURNAL By Paul Auster 

VISIT SUNNY CHERNOBYL: And Other Adventures in the World's Most Polluted Places By Andrew Blackwell 

AFTERMATH: On Marriage and Separation By Rachel Cusk 

CITY: A Guidebook for the Urban Age By P.D. Smith 

THE TENDER HOUR OF TWILIGHT: Paris in the '50s, New York in the '60s: A Memoir of Publishing's Golden Age By Richard Seaver 

WHAT MONEY CAN'T BUY: The Moral Limits of Markets By Michael J. Sandel 

POWER, INC.: the Epic Rivalry Between Big Business and Government--and the Reckoning that Lies Ahead By David Rothkopf 

HAITI: The Aftershocks of History By Laurent Dubois 

FREEDOM'S CAP: The United States Capitol and the Coming of the Civil War By Guy Gugliotta 

LIVING, THINKING, LOOKING: Essays By Siri Hustvedt 

LEONARDO AND THE LAST SUPPER By Ross King 

THE PATAGONIAN HARE: A Memoir By Claude Lanzmann 

SAVAGE CONTINENT: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II By Keith Lowe 

DESERT AMERICA: Boom and Bust in the New "New West" By Rubén Martínez 

SUBVERSIVES: The FBI's War on Student Radicals, and Reagan's Rise to Power By Seth Rosenfeld 

RED PLENTY By Francis Spufford 

THE BIG SCREEN: The Story of the Movies By David Thomson 

RISE TO GREATNESS: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year By David Von Drehle 

See the the full Best Nonfiction of 2012 list from Kirkus Reviews. Also take a look at all of the great Macmillan titles in their Best of Fiction 2012! readmoreremove

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