The 2016 National Book Awards

The winners of the National Book Award for 2016 include the following: Fiction WINNER: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead FINALISTS: The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder News of the World by Paulette Jiles The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson Nonfiction WINNER: Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in… Continue Reading The 2016 National Book Awards

New Books 1/30/17

Barren Cove by Ariel Winter Retiring to a beach house at Barren Cove, a stately Victorian manor even older than he is, Sapien, searching for meaning in a world where his outdated allegiances to a time long past have left him isolated and hopeless, becomes fascinated with the family whose lives are entwined with the… Continue Reading New Books 1/30/17

New Books 1/23/16

At Rope’s End by Edward Kay A forensic psychology expert with an antagonistic relationship with the police teams up with a detective who thinks the lead on a murder case is bent on putting away an innocent man to close the case and raise his esteem. The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden A… Continue Reading New Books 1/23/16

New Books 1/16/17

Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge Younge tells the stories of the lives lost on November 23, 2013, profiling ten victims whose deaths exemplify the statistic that on an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. Below the Belt by Stuart Woods New… Continue Reading New Books 1/16/17