Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction2014

Given by Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

Other Names: Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction, Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Nonfiction
43 Works 96,332 Books 5,424 Reviews ½ 3.9
The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous show more year. The shortlisted authors and eventual winners reflect the expert judgment and insight of the seven-member selection committee of library professionals who work closely with adult readers. These are the ALA’s first single-book awards for adult trade fiction and nonfiction. show less
Stages:
All, Winner (26), Finalist (78), Longlist (581)
Categories:
All, Fiction (304), Nonfiction (279)
Years:
All, 2024 (46), 2023 (46), 2022 (44), 2021 (46), 2020 (46), 2019 (45), 2018 (48), 2017 (45), 2016 (40), 2015 (43), 2014 (43), 2013 (51), 2012 (40)
Announced:
January 20: Winner2024 Recent

Winner 2

Finalist 6

Longlist 43

WorkCategoryYear
The Goldfinch by Donna TarttFiction2014
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieFiction2014
Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge DanticatFiction2014
Life After Life by Kate AtkinsonFiction2014
Archangel: Fiction by Andrea BarrettFiction2014
All the Land to Hold Us: A Novel by Rick BassFiction2014
The Circle by Dave EggersFiction2014
Too Bright to Hear Too Loud to See by Juliann GareyFiction2014
The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth GilbertFiction2014
Enon by Paul HardingFiction2014
A Guide for the Perplexed by Dara HornFiction2014
And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled HosseiniFiction2014
The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards by Kristopher JansmaFiction2014
The Dinner by Herman KochFiction2014
The Lowland by Jhumpa LahiriFiction2014
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony MarraFiction2014
The Good Lord Bird by James McBrideFiction2014
The Woman Upstairs by Claire MessudFiction2014
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth OzekiFiction2014
Darling: A Spiritual Autobiography by Richard RodriguezFiction2014
The Woman Who Lost Her Soul by Bob ShacochisFiction2014
Fools: Stories by Joan SilberFiction2014
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns GoodwinNonfiction2014
On Paper: The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History by Nicholas A. BasbanesNonfiction2014
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri FinkNonfiction2014
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott AndersonNonfiction2014
Bolivar: American Liberator by Marie AranaNonfiction2014
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza AslanNonfiction2014
To the End of June: The Intimate Life of American Foster Care by Cris BeamNonfiction2014
Wilson by A. Scott BergNonfiction2014
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James BrownNonfiction2014
Year Zero: A History of 1945 by Ian BurumaNonfiction2014
The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code by Margalit FoxNonfiction2014
On the Map: Why the World Looks the Way it Does by Simon GarfieldNonfiction2014
Johnny Cash: The Life by Robert HilburnNonfiction2014
The Skies Belong to Us by Brendan I. KoernerNonfiction2014
Jack London: An American Life by Earle LaborNonfiction2014
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill LeporeNonfiction2014
Animal Wise: The Thoughts and Emotions of Our Fellow Creatures by Virginia MorellNonfiction2014
Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary RoachNonfiction2014
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric SchlosserNonfiction2014
The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca SolnitNonfiction2014
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence WrightNonfiction2014

Descriptions

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year. The shortlisted authors and eventual winners reflect the expert judgment and insight of the seven-member selection committee of library professionals who work closely with adult readers. These are the ALA’s first single-book awards for adult trade fiction and nonfiction.

(English, Award granter)
URL: https://rusaupdate.org/awards/carnegie/
The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction & Nonfiction was named in honor of nineteenth-century American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. The Medals were established in 2012 to recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. the previous year (English, Member-written)

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