Friday, September 14, 2007

Quill Book Award Winners 2007

The Quill Book Awards represent what your neighbors are probably reading. The top books in 19 categories have been selected for 2007 - go here to cast your vote for Book of the Year. Then, tune into the Awards Program on NBC Saturday, October 27, 2007. (I hope Amy Sedaris will be in attendance!)

If the library owns a title, the link will direct you to the catalog so you can read summaries and check for availability.

Debut Author Of The Year
The Thirteenth Tale, Diane Setterfield

General Fiction
The Road, Cormac McCarthy

Romance
Angels Fall, Nora Roberts

Audio
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
Read by Sissy Spacek

Religion/Spirituality
Religious Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know - And Doesn't
Stephen Prothero

Graphic Novel
Making Comics: Storytelling Secrets of Comics, Manga and Graphic Novels
Scott McCloud

Poetry
For the Confederate Dead, Kevin Young

Cooking
Joy of Cooking: 75th Anniversary Edition, Irma S. Rombauer et. al.

Health/Self-Improvement
How Doctors Think, Jerome Groopman, M.D.

Biography/Memoir
Einstein: His Life and Universe, Walter Isaacson

Sports
The Kings of New York: A Year Among the Geeks, Oddballs, and Geniuses Who Make Up America's Top High School Chess Team
Michael Weinreb
[on order]

Humor
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence, Amy Sedaris

History/Current Events/Politics
The Assault on Reason, Al Gore

Business
The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn't
Robert I. Sutton, PhD

Mystery/Suspense
What the Dead Know, Laura Lippman

Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror
The Name of the Wind (The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One)
Patrick Rothfuss

Children's Picture Books
Flotsam, David Wiesner

Children's Chapter/Middle Grade
The Invention of Hugo Cabret, Brian Selznick

Young Adult/Teen
Sold, Patricia McCormick

Image: http://www.thequills.org/

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