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Our 5 Nominees for 2018 Edgar Awards

Mystery Writers of America (MWA) has announced its nominees for the 2018 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction, and television published or produced in 2017.  Five books published by Penguin Random House imprints earned nominations in the following categories: 

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  Best Novel PRUSSIAN BLUE by Philip Kerr (G.P. Putnam's Sons) THE TWELVE LIVES OF SAMUEL HAWLEY by Hannah Tinti (The Dial Press)   Best First Novel LOLA by Melissa Scrivner Love (Crown) IDAHO by Emily Ruskovich (Random House)     Best Fact Crime KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann (Doubleday) View the complete list of nominees here. This year’s Edgar Awards will be presented to the winners at MWA’s 72nd Gala Banquet on April 26 in Manhattan.

Saunders and Grann Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalists

Two widely acclaimed books published earlier this year by Penguin Random House imprints are among the finalists for the 2018  Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, bestowed by the American Library Association:     

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FICTION LINCOLN IN THE BARDO by George Saunders (Random House) NONFICTION KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann (Doubleday) Mr. Saunders’s novel won the Man Booker Prize in October.  Mr. Grann’s work is a finalist for a 2017 National Book Award in the Nonfiction category. View the complete list of finalists here. Established in 2012, the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence serve as an ALA guide to help adults select quality reading material. The newest winners will be announced on February 11, 2018 during the ALA Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits in Denver. Each Carnegie Medal winner will receive $5,000.