Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

About the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction The Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. Additional information can be found at http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/carnegieadult

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Non-Fiction

2014 Selection(s)

Bolivar: American Liberator

Arana, Marie (Simon & Schuster)

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Brown, Daniel James (Viking)

The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code

Fox, Margalit (Ecco)

To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care

Beam, Cris (Houghton)

Wilson

Berg, A. Scott (Putnam)

Year Zero: A History of 1945

Buruma, Ian (Penguin)

Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

Aslan, Reza (Random House)

2014 Finalist(s)

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Fink, Sheri (Crown)

On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand Year History
Basbanes, Nicholas (Knopf)

Fiction

2014 Finalist(s)

The Goldfinch

Tartt, Donna (Little, Brown)

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