Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Buckeye books

In case you like book award nominees:

2013 Ohioana Book Award Finalists Announced
Ohioana will announce the winners in each category near the end of Augus
* not Ohioans – note, books about Ohio or Ohioans need not be authored by an Ohioan.

Fiction

The Coldest Night by Robert Olmstead - Algonquin Books, 2012.

Home by Toni Morrison - Knopf, 2012.

Stay Awake: Stories by Dan Chaon - Ballantine Books, 2012.

The World We Found: A Novel by Thrity Umrigar - Harper/William Morrow, 2012.

Nonfiction 



Earth Works: Selected Essays by Scott Russell Sanders - Indiana University Press, 2012



Such a Life by Lee Martin - University of Nebraska Press, 2012

About Ohio/Ohioan  

America’s Other Audubon by Joy M. Kiser - Princeton Architectural Press, 2012

Asylum on the Hill: History of a Healing Landscape by Katherine Ziff - Ohio University Press, 2012

Henry Mancini: Reinventing Film Music by John Caps.* -  University of Illinois Press, 2012


Ohio Jazz: A History of Jazz in the Buckeye State by David Meyers, Candice Watkins, Arnett Howard, and James Loeffler - History Press, 2012


Juvenile

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson - Nancy Paulsen Books, 2012

His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue and Mystery DuringWorld War II by Louise W. Borden - Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 2012


Last Laughs: Animal Epitaphs by J. Patrick Lewis and Jane Yolen,* - Charlesbridge, 2012


Poetry

After the Point of No Return by David Wagoner - Copper Canyon Press, 2012

For(e)closure by Mary Weems - Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2012

A Map of the Lost World by Rick Hilles - University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012

Monks Beginning to Waltz by George Looney - Truman State University Press, 2012

White Papers by Martha Collins - University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012

Special Category: Fiction Set in Ohio or About an Ohioan by a Non-Ohio Author


The Last Runaway by Tracy Chevalier* -  Dutton, 2013

FOR MORE INFO: www.ohioana.org.

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