Tag: Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence

Booklist at ALA Annual!

Booklist at ALA Annual!

We here at Booklist are headed to the Big Easy for ALA Annual. Catch us at booth #3431, where you can score Booklist buttons, Book Club Central pins and, as ever, some sweet temporary tattoos. The hungry can munch on tiny chocolate versions of this year’s Carnegie shortlist titles. We’ll be giving away the most recent issue of […]

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The Carnegie Interview: Daniel Ellsberg
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The Carnegie Interview: Daniel Ellsberg

Reading The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner by Daniel Ellsberg is an intense experience, as you veer from awe over Ellsberg’s intellect and life and shock, dismay, and terror in light of the secrets he reveals about the nuclear arms buildup and how the nuclear arsenal is managed. When The Doomsday Machine was selected as a […]

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2018 Carnegie Medal Read-alikes

2018 Carnegie Medal Read-alikes

As we await the announcement of the winner of the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction at ALA’s Midwinter Meeting in Denver at the RUSA Book and Media Awards event on February 11, 2018, we trust readers are immersing themselves in reading the three finalists. For further Carnegie reading recommendations, we’re […]

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Announcing the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2018 Finalists

Announcing the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2018 Finalists

Today, the Carnegie Committee announced the shortlist for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction! The winners will be announced at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book and Media Awards event, sponsored by NoveList, at American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Denver on Sunday, Feb. 11. Please visit the official website for all the […]

Closing Out the Carnegies

Closing Out the Carnegies

Could this be our final post about the sixth-annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction? If so: what a long journey it’s been. Since September, when we announced the 2017 longlist, we’ve interviewed every author on the shortlist and made tiny chocolate versions of their books (thanks, Pinterest). We announced the winners back in January and, in our current […]

Colson Whitehead and Matthew Desmond Awarded the 2017 Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

Colson Whitehead and Matthew Desmond Awarded the 2017 Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced tonight at the American Library Association’s Midwinter conference in Atlanta. The winners are The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead, for excellence in fiction, and Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond, for excellence in nonfiction. Read the Booklist reviews of the winners […]

Get Ready for BOOKLIST at Midwinter

Get Ready for BOOKLIST at Midwinter

If you’ll be attending ALA’s Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta this year, be sure to visit Booklist! We’ll be in booth #1925. Join us as we kick off our 50 Years of YA celebration with cake! Stop by the Booklist booth on Friday, January 20th at 5:30pm to help kick off #50YearsofYA with a slice of delicious sheet […]

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
By December 21, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

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
By December 20, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

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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