Tuesday, April 26, 2011

[News and Notes] Lukas and Hugo Awards

New York Times reported that "[a] book about the conflict between Muslims and Christians and one about the migration of black Americans from south to north won the 2011 J. Anthony Lukas Prize Project Awards for exceptional nonfiction." About the award.

The Tenth Parallel: Dispatches From the Fault Line Between Christianity and Islam by Eliza Griswold won the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize. The Warmth of Other Suns, by Isabel Wilkerson, won the Mark Lynton History Prize. Read full article.

Isabel Wilkerson visited our WYPL studios in February for a taping of the library's Book Talk program. Click here to listen to the Book Talk podcast.

Science Fiction fans, links to samples of works nominated for the 2011 Hugo Awards have been compiled at Galleycat. The extended list of nominees for this award, given to the best in science fiction each year, are available at Renovation.

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