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:
HALF-BLOOD BLUES by Esi Edugyan
BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel
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!