London Book Fair 2013

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Thursday, March 29, 2012

2012 Northern California Independent Booksellers Book of the Year Awards winners

The winners of the 2012 Northern California Independent Booksellers Book of the Year Awards, voted by NCIBA booksellers and featuring books written by local authors, are:

Fiction: Turn of Mind by Alice LaPlante (Atlantic Monthly)

Nonfiction: A Thousand Lives: The Untold Story of Hope, Deception and Survival at Jonestown by Julia Scheeres (Free Press)

Food Writing: Mourad: New Moroccan by Mourad Lahlou (Artisan)

Poetry: Of Indigo and Saffron: New and Selected Poems by Michael McClure (University of California)

Regional: The Left Coast: California on the Edge by Philip L. Fradkin (University of California)

Children's Picture Book: The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon and Jake Parker (Balzer & Bray)

Middle Grade Readers: One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street by Joanne Rocklin (Amulet)

Teen Lit: Why We Broke Up by Daniel Handler (Little, Brown)

1 comment:

  1. Peter, thanks for posting this. I am Joanne Rocklin's booking agent for school visits and will be announcing on my blog ( the news that her book won in the middle grade category today and will link to your blog. As a courtesy, I wanted to let you know. Thanks,
    Catherine Balkin
    Balkin Buddies