We’re excited to add another Booklist co-sponsored book award to the pile, so the announcement of the first-ever shortlist for the first-ever Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction is especially thrilling. We’ll be over the moon when we announce the winner in each category at ALA Annual, so stay tuned for that announcement on June 24th!
The Forgotten Waltz, by Anne Enright
Lost Memory of Skin, by Russell Banks
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell.
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.