[Libs-Or] Announcing the 2013 National Book Award Finalists

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Wed Oct 16 08:28:20 PDT 2013

For more information about the Finalists for the 2013 National Book Awards, our Lifetime Achievement Award Winners, and details about the Awards ceremony, please visit the National Book Foundation<http://www.nationalbook.org/index.html>.
Winners Announced November 20.

  *   Rachel Kushner, The Flamethrowers, Scribner/Simon & Schuster
  *   Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland, Alfred A. Knopf/Random House
  *   James McBride, The Good Lord Bird, Riverhead Books/Penguin Group (USA)
  *   Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge, The Penguin Press/Penguin Group (USA)
  *   George Saunders, Tenth of December, Random House

  *   Jill Lepore, The Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, Alfred A. Knopf/Random House
  *   Wendy Lower, Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  *   George Packer, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  *   Alan Taylor, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832, W.W. Norton & Company
  *   Lawrence Wright, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief, Alfred A. Knopf/Random House

  *   Frank Bidart, Metaphysical Dog, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  *   Lucie Brock-Broido, Stay, Illusion, Alfred A. Knopf
  *   Adrian Matejka, The Big Smoke, Penguin Poets/Penguin Group USA
  *   Matt Rasmussen, Black Aperture, Louisiana State University Press
  *   Mary Szybist, Incarnadine: Poems, Graywolf Press
Young People's Literature

  *   Kathi Appelt, The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp, Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster
  *   Cynthia Kadohata, The Thing About Luck, Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster
  *   Tom McNeal, Far Far Away, Alfred A. Knopf/Random House
  *   Meg Rosoff, Picture Me Gone, G.P. Putnam's Sons/Penguin Group (USA)
  *   Gene Luen Yang, Boxers & Saints, First Second/Macmillan

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

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Pick up your 2014 summer reading manual<http://www.oregon.gov/osl/LD/Pages/youthsvcs/oregon.srp.certificate.aspx#Summer_Reading_Manuals_> and get science programming training at
OLA's Children's Services Division's fall workshop<https://ola.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_149058>
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Tigard Public Library

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