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Evicted narrated by Dion Graham

Dion Graham, multi-award-winning audiobook narrator, and actor, is confirmed to speak at RUSA’s signature Annual Conference event, Literary Tastes: Celebrating the Best Reading of the Year. Graham, the narrator of Matthew Desmond’s Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (Books on Tape, Penguin Random House), has been the voice of…(Read More)

The Underground Railroad and Evicted, Carnegie Medals For Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

On January 22, we announced the winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction; The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead won the fiction medal and Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City won the nonfiction medal. We present to you, dear reader, a thoughtful, engaging discussion guide for each book…(Read More)


Join us for this popular event celebrating the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, which are cosponsored by Booklist and RUSA and supported by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York. This year’s program, sponsored by NoveList, will include Sara Paretsky, the featured speaker as well as remarks from fiction…(Read More)

“The Underground Railroad,” by Colson Whitehead, published by Doubleday, Penguin Random House LLC, was selected as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” by Matthew Desmond, published by Crown, Penguin Random House LLC, as the winner of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie…(Read More)

All entries submitted before midnight on January 18, will be entered in a random drawing to receive a copy of Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad.” If you haven’t yet had the chance to read the book, you may want to check out the Booklist interview with Colson Whitehead or respond to this quote…(Read More)

Booklist Webinar on January 10, Featuring 2017 authors of Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence

Booklist Adult Books editor and Carnegie committee chair Donna Seaman presents the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Authors include, for fiction, Michael Chabon (Moonglow), Zadie Smith (Swing Time), and Colson Whitehead (The Underground Railroad); and, for nonfiction, Patricia Bell-Scott (The Firebrand and the First Lady), Matthew Desmond (Evicted), and…(Read More)

RUSA’s Notable Books Council has created a book group discussion guide for each of the 2015 Andrew Carnegie medal winners. Print them out here for your next book club meeting! 2015 discussion guides: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson 2014…(Read More)

Carnegie Medal

Nonfiction “The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice,” by Patricia Bell-Scott, published by Alfred A. Knopf, Penguin Random House LLC. Bell-Scott meticulously chronicles the boundary-breaking friendship of Pauli Murray and Eleanor Roosevelt, telling each remarkable woman’s story within…(Read More)