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Recommended Reading: Andrew Carnegie Medals for Fiction & Nonfiction

A collection of ALA's literature award winners and various notable reading lists.

image of the Andrew Carnegie medal seal for fictionEstablished in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. The winners (one for fiction, one for nonfiction) are announced at an event at the ALA Midwinter Meeting; 

2017 Carnegie Medal Winner - Fiction

2017 Carnegie Medal Winner - Nonfiction

Not Given This Year

Carnegie Medal Finalists - Fiction

cover of lincoln in the bardo cover of sing unburied sing 

Carnegie Medal Finalists - Nonfiction

cover of you don't have to say you love me cover of the doomsday machinecover of killers of the flower moon