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Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2018

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Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction 2018

The 2018 shortlist for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has been announced. The two winning titles will be revealed at the RUSA Book and Media Awards event, sponsored by NoveList, at the  American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Denver on February 11, 2018.

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. The winners (one for fiction, one for nonfiction) are announced at an event at the ALA Annual Conference; winning authors receive a $5,000 cash award, and two finalists in each category receive $1,500. Click here for more information.

 


 

2018 Shortlist

 

Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

  • MANHATTAN BEACH by Jennifer Egan (Scribner)
  • LINCOLN IN THE BARDO by George Saunders (Random House)
  • SING, UNBURIED, SING by Jesmyn Ward (Scribner)
     

Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction

  • YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME: A Memoir, by Sherman Alexie (Little, Brown)
  • THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner, by Daniel Ellsberg (Bloomsbury)
  • KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann (Doubleday)