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Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Booksellers Choice Awards finalists announced (USA)

The finalists for the first annual Booksellers Choice Awards have been announced:

* The Black History of the White House by Clarence Lusane (City Lights)
* Contingency Plan by David K. Wheeler (TS Poetry)
* The Instructions by Adam Levin (McSweeney's)
* The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall (Norton)
* Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes (Grove/Atlantic)
* Nox by Anne Carson (New Directions)
* The Orange Eats Creeps by Grace Krilanovich (Two Dollar Radio)
* Orion You Came and Took All My Marbles by Kira Henehan (Milkweed Editions)
* The Report by Jessica Francis Kane (Graywolf)
* The Singer's Gun by Emily St. John Mandel (Unbridled)
* Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead by Barbara Comyns (Dorothy)
* The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade Books)
* Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr (Akashic)

Participating booksellers have until May 20 to vote on five titles from the list as the winners of the grand prize. Prize winners will be announced at an award ceremony on May 23 at Housing Works Bookstore in New York City

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