Here’s another batch of awards received at ALA in Denver!

RUSA – the Reference and User Services Association – annually selects a list of 25 very good, very readable, and at times very important fiction, nonfiction, and poetry books for the adult reader. This year, Random House took 14 of the 25. Listed below are our winners:

Fiction:
Rabin Alameddine – The Hakawati (Knopf)
Nadeem Aslam – The Wasted Vigil (Knopf)
Richard Bausch – Peace (Knopf)
Jhumpa Lahiri – Unaccustomed Earth (Knopf)
Steven Millhauser – Dangerous Laughter: Thirteen Stories (Knopf)
Owen Sheers – Resistance (Doubleday/Nan A. Talese)
Elizabeth Strout – Olive Kitteridge (Random House)
Jeff Talarigo – The Ginseng Hunter (Doubleday/Nan A. Talese)

Nonfiction:
Drew Gilpin Faust – This Republic of Suffering (Knopf)
Dexter Filkins – The Forever War (Knopf)
Jane Mayer – The Dark Side (Doubleday)
Nick Taylor – American-Made: The Enduring Legacy of the WPA (Bantam)
Tom Vanderbilt – Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (Knopf)

Poetry
Edward Hirsch – Special Orders (Knopf)

-David

Congrats to our ALA Notable Books!

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