Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Shortlist Announced

carnegie A shortlist of six titles for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction was announced today. This year’s shortlisted books are: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, Nora Webster by Colm Toibin, On Such a Full Sea by Chang-rae Lee. The Nonfiction shortlisted titles are: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson, The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizbeth Kolbert and Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright. The award was established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. This year’s winners will be announced in June.

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