Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Summer reading time

Searching for a good book to read after finals, or even one for a much-needed study break in the next couple weeks? Try some of these recent award nominees and winners. Nearly all of them are available at Clemens or Alcuin.

Agatha Award (mystery)
Aventis Science Prize
Bram Stoker Award (horror)
Governor General's Literary Awards (Canadian)
Man Booker Prize (UK, Commonwealth & Republic of Ireland)
Hugo Awards (science fiction)
National Book Awards
Orange Prize (British)
PEN/Faulkner Award
Pulitzer Prizes (US)

Recommend your favorite recent read by posting a comment here.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Muriel Spark, who just died last month is certainly worth a re-read, or first-time read if you haven't already discovered her. Nobody captures postwar England better, and then there are her weirdly magical ghost stories.