Lin Wins Carnegie Medal

The American Library Association (ALA) named The Thousand Crimes of Ming Tsu by Tom Lin (Little, Brown and Company) as the winner of the the 2022 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in the Fiction category, for the best work “for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year.” A prize was also presented in the Nonfiction category. Winners receive $5,000 and a medallion.

The awards were announced at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book and Media Awards (BMAs), held during ALA’s first annual LibLearnX on January 23, 2022. A celebratory event will take place at the 2022 ALA Annual Conference in June 2022 in Washington DC.

For more information, see the ALA website.

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