Sunday, February 11, 2007

The Start of the New Award Season

Here is my first list of suggestions for our final list for the Notable Book Award. As always, things will be added and drop off throughout the year. We should end up with approximately 25 books for the final list.

Abulhawa, Susan - Scar of David
Aciman, Andre - Call Me By Your Name
Allende, Isabel - Ines of My Soul
Amis, Martin - House of Meetings
Armstrong, Jon - Grey
Auster, Paul - Travels in the Scriptorium
Bass, Rick - Lives of Rocks
Begley, Louis - Matters of Honor
Benni, Stefano - Margherita Dolce Vita
Bock, Dennis - The Communist's Daughter
Bohjalian, Chris - The Double Bind
Chandra, Vikram - Sacred Games
Cheever, Susan - American Bloomsbury
Chen, Pauline - Final Exam
Clinch, John - Finn: a novel
Crane, Robert - Scott of the Antarctic
Crosby, Molly - American Plague
Cusk, Rachael - Arlington Park
Dietrich, William - Napoleon's Pyramids
Doyle, Roddy - Paula Spencer
Drake, Monica - Clown Girl
Drennan, William R. - Death in a Prairie House
Dyson, Freeman J. – The Scientist as Rebel
Ehrenreich, Barbara - Dancing in the Streets
Giovanni, Nikki - Acolytes
Glendinning, Victoria - Leonard Woolf: A Biography
Gregory, Jill - The Book of Names
Haig, Matt - The Dead Fathers Club
Hall, Akbyn - The Rhythm of the Road
Holmes, Rachel - African Queen
Igo, Sarah E. - The Averaged American
Kadare, Ismail - Agamemnon's Daughter
Kehlmann, Daniel - Measuring the World
Lear, Linda J. - Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature
Lowenthal, Michael -Charity Girls
MacMillan, Margaret - Nixon and Mao
Mailer, Norman - Castle in the Forest
Manning, Sean - The Show I'll Never Forget
Margonelli, Lisa - Oil on the Brain: Adventures from the Pump to the Pipeline
Matar, Hisham - In the Country of Men
McCann, Colum - Zoli
Moore, Christopher - You Suck : A Love Story
Nadeau, Jean-Benoit - The Story of French
Norman, Michael - The Commission
Posner, Richard A - Little Book of Plagiarism
Raban, Johnathan - Surveillance
Schaap, Jeremy - Triumph
Shakfa, Elif - The Bastard of Istanbul
Shawn, Allen - Wish I Could Be There
Sheffield, Rob - Love is a Mix Tape
Smardz Frost, Karolyn - I've Got a Home in Glory Land : The True Story of Two Runaway Slaves Whose Flight to Freedom Changed History
Smiley, Jane - Ten Days In The Hills
Stewart, Amy - Flower Confidential: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful In the Business of Flowers
Stone, Robert - Prime Green
Tammet, Daniel - Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
Teltscher, Kate - The High Road to China
Teo, Hsu-Ming - Behind the Moon
Thomas, Michael - A Man Gone Down
Todd, Kim - Chrysalis: Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis
Toibin, Colm - - Mothers and Sons: Stories
Tomalin, Claire - Thomas Hardy
Tyson, Neil - Death by Black Hole
Vida, Vendela - Let the Northern Lights
Washington, Harriet - Medical Apartheid


William Drennan said...

It's cool to make even your preliminary Notable Books list, Librarian--many thanks!

Monica said...

So glad to see my name and my novel, Clown Girl, on this list! Thank you for noticing the book. Many thanks, even. With all appreciation,