Announcement of Quill Nominees at BEA



"The Collaborator of Bethlehem," by Matt Beynon Rees (Soho Press). "What the Dead Know," by Laura Lippman (William Morrow). "Body of Lies," by David Ignatius (W.W. Norton). "The Overlook," by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown and Company). "A Welcome Grave," by Michael Koryta (St. Martin's Press/ Minotaur).
General Fiction
"Brothers," by Da Chen (Shaye Areheart Books/Crown Publishing). "American Youth," by Phil LaMarche (Random House). The Road," by Cormac McCarthy (Alfred A. Knopf). "Special Topics in Calamity Physics," by Marisha Pessl (Viking Press). "Jamestown," by Matthew Sharpe (Soft Skull Press).
"Simply Magic," by Mary Balogh (Delacorte Press). "The Kommandant's Girl," by Pam Jenoff (Mira Books). "Natural Born Charmer," by Susan Elizabeth Phillips (William Morrow & Co.) "The Edge of Winter," by Luanne Rice (Bantam Books). "Angels Fall," by Nora Roberts (G.P. Putnam's Sons).
"Can't Wait to Get to Heaven," by Fannie Flagg, read by the author (Random House Audio). "I Like You," by Amy Sedaris, read by the author (Hachette Audio). "Mississippi Sissy," by Kevin Sessums, read by the author (Audio Renaissance). "Thirteen Moons," by Charles Frazier, read by Will Patton (Random House Audio). "To Kill a Mockingbird," by Harper Lee, read by Sissy Spacek (Caedmon Audio).
"Grave of Light: New and Selected Poems, 1970 -- 2005," by Alice Notley (Wesleyan University Press). "One Big Self: An Investigation," by C.D. Wright (Copper Canyon Press). "Blackbird and Wolf," by Henri Cole (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). "For the Confederate Dead," by Kevin Young (Alfred A. Knopf). "A Thief of Strings," by Donald Revell (Alice James Books).
"The Father of All Things: A Marine, His Son, and the Legacy of Vietnam," by Tom Bissell (Pantheon Books). "A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier," by Ishmael Beah (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux). "Edith Wharton," by Hermione Lee (Alfred A. Knopf). "Einstein: His Life and Universe," by Walter Isaacson (Simon and Schuster). "William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism," by Robert D. Richardson (Houghton Mifflin).
History/Current Events/ Politics
"Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power," by Robert Dallek (HarperCollins). "The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million," by Daniel Mendelsohn (HarperCollins). "The Atomic Bazaar: The Rise of the Nuclear Poor," by William Langewiesche. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux). "Infidel," by Ayaan Hirsi Ali (The Free Press). "The Assault on Reason," by Al Gore (The Penguin Press).
Children's Picture Books
"The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon," by Mini Grey (Alfred A. Knopf). "Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy," by Jane O'Connor, illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser (HarperCollins). "Flotsam," David Wiesner (Clarion Books). "Orange Pear Apple Bear," Emily Gravett (Simon and Schuster). "Owen & Mzee: The Language of Friendship," by Isabella and Craig Hatkoff, Dr. Paula Kahumbu, photos by Peter Greste (Scholastic Press).
Children's Chapter/Middle Grade
"Clementine," by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Marla Frazee (Hyperion Books). "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," by Jeff Kinney (Abrams/Amulet). "The Invention of Hugo Cabret," by Brian Selznick (Scholastic Press). "Pick Me Up," by Jeremy Leslie and David Roberts (DK Children's Books). "The Titan's Curse (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 3)," by Rick Riordan (Miramax Books).
Young Adult/Teen
"American Born Chinese," by Gene Luen Yang (First Second Books). "The Green Glass Sea," by Ellen Klages (Viking). "Incantation," by Alice Hoffman (Little, Brown and Company). "Life as We Knew It," by Susan Beth Pfeffer (Harcourt Books). "Sold," by Patricia McCormick (Hyperion Books).
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