2013 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence – Fiction

 

On June 30 the 2nd Annual ALA Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction will be announced. Below are the books that are being considered for the Fiction prize. Check them out and see if you agree with the final choice.

These books are under consideration for the 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medal in Fiction:

Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

The Bartender’s Tale by Ivan Doig

Astray by Emma Donoghue

Half-Blood Blues by Sei Edugyan

A Hologram for the King by David Eggers

The Round House by Louise Erdrich

Canada by Richard Ford

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

Arcadia by Lauren Groff

The Dog Stars by Peter Heller

In One Person by John Irving

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

The Headmaster’s Wager by Vincent Lam

Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel

Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Home by Toni Morrison

Dear Life by Alice Munro 

The Cove by Ron Rash

The Lower River by Paul Theroux 

The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin

One Last Thing Before I Go by Jonathan Tropper

The Beginner’s Goodbye by Anne Tyler

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Battleborn by Claire Vaye Watkins

Coming soon: The books under consideration for the 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medal – Nonfiction

~Kimberly

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