The American Library Association (ALA) has announced the six-title shortlist for the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence for “the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year.” The fiction shortlist includes Matrix by Lauren Groff (Riverhead) and The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu by Tom Lin (Little, Brown and Company).
The two medal winners will be announced at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book and Media Awards (BMAs), to be held during ALA’s first annual LibLearnX on January 23, 2022. The celebratory event will take place at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference in June 2022 in Washington DC. Winners receive $5,000 and a medal.
For more information, including the entire shortlist, see the ALA website.
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