The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the longlist for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence for “the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year,” including the following titles and authors of genre interest:
- Parakeet, Marie-Helene Bertino (Farrar)
- Pew, Catherine Lacey (Farrar)
- The Glass Hotel, Emily St. John Mandel (Knopf)
- Utopia Avenue, David Mitchell (Random)
- Interior Chinatown, Charles Yu (Pantheon)
The finalists will be announced on November 17, 2020 and the medal winners will be announced at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book and Media Awards (BMAs), to be held online on February 4, 2021. Winners receive $5,000 and a medal.
For more information, including the entire longlist, see the ALA website.
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