Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Saturday, April 18, 2009
Announcing the 2009 Indies Choice Book Award Winners! April 16, 2009
The American Booksellers Association today announced the winners:
Best Indie Buzz Book (Fiction) - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (The Dial Press)
Best Conversation Starter (Nonfiction)The Wordy Shipmates, by Sarah Vowell (Riverhead)
Best Author Discovery - The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, by David Wroblewski (Ecco)
Best Indie Young Adult Buzz Book (Fiction) - The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins) - pic right
Best New Picture Book - Bats at the Library, by Brian Lies (Houghton Mifflin)Most Engaging AuthorSherman Alexie
For more and a complete list of Honor Books link to the ABA website.