Amazing news! ALA has just announced the shortlisted titles for the 2nd Annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction:
The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death by Jill Lepore
(Knopf HC: 9780307592996, Vintage TR: 9780307476456, eBook: 9780307958501)
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David Quammen (W. W. Norton & Company)
Canada by Richard Ford (Ecco)
The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Harper)
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz (Riverhead)
The winners will be selected on June 30, 2013, at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. For more information on the awards click here.
Congratulations to Jill Lepore and the Knopf/Vintage team!