The winners of the second annual Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction were announced on Sunday, June 30, at the American Library Association’s annual conference. Novelist Richard Ford won the fiction award for Canada, his elegiac tale of a family disrupted by crime, while journalist Timothy Egan was honored for his searing biography of groundbreaking photographer Edward Curtis in Short Nights of the Sha, which the 2nd Tuesday morning book group will be discussing on September 10. All are welcome.
Interviews with both authors can be found at the following links:
You can also view the shortlist of titles for the award.