THE AUDIES 2013

March 1, 2013

The Audies, an award honoring excellence in audiobooks, has nominated SPEAKS THE NIGHTBIRD by Robert McCammon for Fiction, PACIFIC CRUCIBLE by Ian Toll for History, THE CRISIS OF ZIONISM by Peter Beinart for Non-fiction, and SLOUCHING TOWARDS BETHLEHEM by Joan Didion for Short Stories/Collections.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

March 1, 2013

Robert Caro was nominated for the LA Times Book Prize for his book THE PASSAGE OF POWER: THE YEARS OF LYNDON JOHNSON. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro and THE BLACK COUNT by Tom Reiss

February 5, 2013

Robert Caro’s THE PASSAGE OF POWER and Tom Reiss’ THE BLACK COUNT are both finalists for The National Book Critics Circle 2012 Awards in the biography category. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012. Crown published THE BLACK COUNT on September 18, 2012.

SHARDS by Ismet Prcic

SHARDS by Ismet Prcic

January 22, 2013

Ismet Prcic’s SHARDS is a finalist for the annual Oregon Book Awards. Grove/Atlantic published the book October 4, 2011.

BLUEPRINTS OF THE AFTERLIFE by Ryan Boudinot

BLUEPRINTS OF THE AFTERLIFE by Ryan Boudinot

January 20, 2013

Ryan Boudinot’s BLUEPRINTS OF THE AFTERLIFE has been nominated for the 2012 Philip K. Dick Award, which is given annually to “a work of distinguished science fiction.” Grove published the book January 3, 2012.

THE EVENING HOUR by Carter Sickels

THE EVENING HOUR by Carter Sickels

January 18, 2013

Carter Sickels’ THE EVENING HOUR is a finalist for the annual Oregon Book Awards. Bloomsbury published the book January 17, 2012.

THE MAP OF LOST MEMORIES by Kim Fay

THE MAP OF LOST MEMORIES by Kim Fay

January 18, 2013

THE MAP OF LOST MEMORIES by Kim Fay has been nominated for an Edgar in the category of Best First Novel by an American Author. Ballantine Books published the book August 21, 2012.

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro

January 4, 2013

THE PASSAGE OF POWER by Robert Caro was named one of the best books of 2012 by Michiko Kakutani, one of the daily book critics for The New York Times. Knopf published THE PASSAGE OF POWER on May 1, 2012.

RUN TO FAILURE by Abrahm Lustgarten

RUN TO FAILURE by Abrahm Lustgarten

January 4, 2013

Abrahm Lustgarten’s RUN TO FAILURE was awarded an Alumni Award from the Columbia Journalism School, which presents the honor annually for “a distinguished journalism career in any medium, an outstanding single journalistic accomplishment, a notable contribution to journalism education or an achievement in related fields.” W.W. Norton & Company published the book March 26, 2012.

THE DEFINING DECADE by Meg Jay

THE DEFINING DECADE by Meg Jay

January 4, 2013

Meg Jay’s THE DEFINING DECADE: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them is a finalist in the Books For A Better Life Awards, in the category for ‘First Book.’ The award is sponsored by the National MS Society. Twelve published the book April 17, 2012.