ALA Announces Longlist for 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals

In all, a total of 46 books (26 fiction, 20 nonfiction) were selected, with a six-title shortlist—three each for the fiction and nonfiction medals—to be announced on November 17. The two medal winners will be announced during an online event set for February 4, 2021. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Announces Finalists for 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals

The two medal winners will be announced by selection committee chair Bill Kelly at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book and Media Awards (BMAs) event, which will take place online on February 4, 2021, 3-4pm CST. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ALA Announces Finalists for 2022 Carnegie Medals

The ALA’s prestigious adult literary award, the Carnegie Medals are given to the previous year’s best adult fiction and nonfiction books published in the United States. The winners will be announced on January 23, during the ALA’s LibLearnX conference. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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James McBride, Rebecca Giggs Win ALA's 2021 Carnegie Medals

The awards, which were established in 2012, have become a highly coveted literary honor, reflecting the expert judgment and insight of library professionals and booksellers who work closely with adult readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Here’s the shortlist for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.

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The American Library Association has shortlisted six books for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Here’s the shortlist for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.

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2021 Booker Longlist Announced, Contains Four Americans

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This year's longlist for the U.K.'s International Booker Prize, an award for the best work of translated fiction, includes books from 11 languages and 12 countries. The prize offers £50,000, split evenly between author and translator. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals longlists led by Walker

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