Booklist: Andrew Carnegie Medal Finalists

[79/365] Used to think maybe you love me, now baby I'm sureIn February we brought you the longlist for the Andrew Carnegie Medals, now we can bring you the shortlist!  3 books in each category – fiction and nonfiction – are left!  The two winners will be announced at the ALA (American Library Association) Annual Conference on June 27th!  Here’s what the competition has come down to. . .


  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Nora Webster by Colm Toibin
  • On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee


  • Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
  • The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert
  • Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Lawrence Wright

Check out the details on the finalists here!

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