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The 2017 Carnegie Award Ceremony: Prepare Thyself

The 2017 Carnegie Award Ceremony: Prepare Thyself

Midwinter is coming up, and with it, the sixth Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, which will be announced at the RUSA Book and Media Awards in Atlanta on Sunday, January 22. Get ready. On Tuesday, Booklist Adult Books editor and Carnegie committee chair Donna Seaman will host a webinar on this year’s finalists—and three of them […]

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The Carnegie Interviews: Matthew Desmond
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The Carnegie Interviews: Matthew Desmond

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by 2pm CST tomorrow (December 22, 2016) using […]

The Carnegie Interview: Michael Chabon
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The Carnegie Interview: Michael Chabon

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of Moonglow, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by noon CST tomorrow, December 21, 2016, using the hashtag #Carnegie2017giveaway. We’ll announce the winner on […]

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The Carnegie Interviews: Patricia Bell-Scott
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The Carnegie Interviews: Patricia Bell-Scott

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of The Firebrand and the First Lady, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by noon CST tomorrow (December 20, 2016) using the hashtag […]

The Carnegie Interview: Colson Whitehead

The Carnegie Interview: Colson Whitehead

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of The Underground Railroad, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by midnight CST on Sunday, December 18, 2016, using the hashtag #Carnegie2017giveaway. We’ll […]

The Carnegie Interviews: Patrick Phillips
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The Carnegie Interviews: Patrick Phillips

Please enjoy our series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. For your chance to win a copy of Blood at the Root, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by midnight CST tonight (December 15, 2016) using the hashtag #Carnegie2017giveaway. We’ll […]

The Carnegie Interviews: Zadie Smith
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The Carnegie Interviews: Zadie Smith

This is the first in a series of interviews with each of the finalists for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. For your chance to win a copy of Swing Time, follow @bookistreader on Twitter and tweet the link to this interview by midnight CST tonight (December 14, 2016) using the hashtag #Carnegie2017giveaway. We’ll announce […]

2017 Carnegie Awards: Interviews, Giveaways, and More!

2017 Carnegie Awards: Interviews, Giveaways, and More!

While we wait for the sixth Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction to be announced at the RUSA Book and Media Awards in Atlanta on Sunday, January 22,  we have much to tide us over. Booklist editors Donna Seaman and Rebecca Vnuk have interviewed each author on the shortlist. Starting tomorrow, December 14, and ending next Wednesday, […]

Dancing on the Edge: Zadie Smith’s SWING TIME
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Dancing on the Edge: Zadie Smith’s SWING TIME

Zadie Smith choreographs a provocative novel about the arts of dance and survival, integrity and friendship. The unnamed narrator in Smith’s agile and discerning bildungsroman is entranced and provoked by a Fred Astaire dance number in the movie Swing Time. “Swing time” is also a feat her narrator performs as she pivots from the disastrous […]

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2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals Shortlist Announced

2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the fifth Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has just been announced! Check it out to see which titles are still under consideration for the American Library Association’s only single-title medal given to books for adults. The two medal winners will be announced at the RUSA Book and Media Awards in […]